Pittsburgh, PA, June 1, 2009 — Margaret B. Angel, a shareholder in the Financial Services Section of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Pittsburgh office, was recently elected to serve as president of the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers. Angel, who previously served as vice president and treasurer prior to that, will serve a one-year term.

About the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers

The mission of the association is to 1.) provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas in the field of public finance, and, 2.) provide opportunities for the education of its members, legislators, regulators and the judiciary regarding state and local government borrowings and other public finance matters.

About Angel

Margaret Angel concentrates her practice in public finance law and has provided services as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, issuer's counsel, letter of credit bank counsel and trustee's counsel. She has represented clients in matters involving health care finance, housing bonds, 501(c)(3) bonds, higher education issues, governmental bonds and industrial development bonds.