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Joan C. Arnold of Pepper Hamilton Named a Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Pennsylvania by the National Diversity Council



Nellie Spencer
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Pepper Hamilton LLP
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Philadelphia, PA – September 16, 2010 – Joan C. Arnold, a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, has been named a “2010 Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Pennsylvania” by The National Diversity Council (NDC). Ms. Arnold was recognized at the NDC’s 2010 Pennsylvania Diversity and Leadership Conference, held on September 10 at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She was one of 11 women selected for their leadership excellence, professional accomplishments and commitment to community well-being.

Ms. Arnold is the head of Pepper Hamilton’s Tax Practice Group, resident in the firm’s Philadelphia office. She focuses her practice on U.S. corporate tax and international tax issues.

Ms. Arnold is a Regent of the American College of Tax Counsel and a past chair of the American Bar Association Tax Section’s Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties. Ms. Arnold is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named the Philadelphia Best Lawyers Tax Lawyer of the Year for 2010. She also is listed in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. Ms. Arnold is a frequent speaker and author. For 23 years, she was an adjunct professor of law at Villanova University School of Law – Graduate Tax Program.

About the National Diversity Council

The National Diversity Council maintains a nationwide network of affiliated councils that strive to advance diversity and inclusion, both in the workplace and in communities, through various initiatives. Participants in the Philadelphia Diversity and Leadership Conference were able to discuss and explore best practices and strategies regarding diversity initiatives through panel discussions and interactive sessions.

About Pepper Hamilton

Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.