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Flaster Greenberg Expands Family Law Practice with Addition of Shareholder Yoninah Orenstein and Adds Another Attorney to Booming IP Practice with Associate Joshua Javitz

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March 2, 2022 | Press Release
Philadelphia, PA

Flaster Greenberg welcomed two new attorneys this week to its Pennsylvania offices. Family Law attorney Yoninah R. Orenstein, has joined Flaster Greenberg as a shareholder based in Conshohocken and Philadelphia, PA. Additionally, Joshua R. Javitz has joined the firm as an IP associate based in Philadelphia, PA. 

Orenstein is an experienced family lawyer with a focus in divorce and custody matters, child support, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, property issues, and all other areas related to family law. She has vast experience in and out of the courtroom where she offers a zealous defense for her clients navigating complicated life circumstances. Prior to joining the firm, Orenstein worked at a boutique family law firm and before that, as an associate in the family law group of a large Philadelphia-based firm. She also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth Jackson in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Family Court Division.

Orenstein earned her B.A. from McGill University and has three legal degrees including an LL.B. from the Université de Montréal, an LL. M. from Boston University School of Law, and a J.D. from Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

Javitz joins the firm as a member of the Intellectual Property Department and Patent Practice Group. He is an experienced patent attorney with a focus on patent procurement, licensing, and litigation, as well as client counseling and portfolio development. Javitz’s practice is spread across an array of technologies, including wireless communications; lighting, automotive, payment, block-chain, and e-commerce technologies; artificial intelligence; consumer products; cryptography; firearms; printing systems; semiconductors; and display and medical devices.

Prior to joining the firm, Javitz worked at two global Philadelphia-based law firms and IBM’s Patent Center. He earned his JD from Villanova University School of Law, and his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Scranton. Javitz is a former collegiate wrestler and is currently an assistant wrestling coach at Penn Charter High School.

Regarding the latest additions to Flaster Greenberg, co-managing shareholder Jordan LaVine stated, “We are thrilled to add such outstanding attorneys to our firm. Yoninah brings a wealth of expertise and experience in an area that is highly complementary to our varied existing areas of practice and, most importantly, she is a delightful person. Similarly, Josh deepens the bench in our patent practice – and his wrestling background indicates that he will bring an intensity to the practice of law that we welcome.”

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