Harrisburg, PA, April 28, 2009 — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC recently announced changes in the leadership of its Harrisburg office. Corporate Finance & Technology shareholder Stephen C. Gierasch and Health Care shareholder Jonathan Vipond, III, have been named the new heads of the firm's Harrisburg office. Litigation shareholder Jack M. Stover and Energy and Utility Law shareholder John M. Quain previously held the positions of co-heads of the office. The two will remain very active in their roles, Stover as a member of the Board of Directors and co-head of the Litigation Section, and Quain as a member of the Advisory Committee and head of the Energy Section.

Buchanan's CEO Thomas L. VanKirk said, "We are excited that Jonathan and Steve have accepted these roles and are confident in their abilities to lead Buchanan's Harrisburg office. Jonathan brings extensive leadership experience to the role having previously served on the Board of Directors and the Advisory Committee, as well as having served as a co-head of the Harrisburg office prior to the firm's 2006 merger with Klett Rooney. We are equally excited to welcome Steve into the ranks of office leadership. In addition to practicing in the firm's Corporate Finance section, Steve is very active in the Central Pennsylvania region."

About Gierasch

Stephen Gierasch represents businesses of all sizes from start-up companies to a multi billion dollar international company. These representations include a wide range of general corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, financings, shareholder issues, real estate issues, general contracting issues and employment/non-competition issues.

About Vipond

As a member of the firm's Health Care Section and the Nontraditional Couples and Families Practice Group, Jonathan Vipond provides guidance as to state and federal regulatory matters for health care clients and offers human services advice for various corporations and nonprofit entities as well as individuals and couples.