Raffaele Puppio Partners Named Among 2016 PA Super Lawyers

Michael A. Raffaele and Gabrielle Goham recognized for work in family law, special education

MEDIA, Pa. (May 2016) – Delaware County full-service law firm Raffaele Puppio is pleased to announce that partners Michael A. Raffaele and Gabrielle Goham have been named 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Raffaele was recognized in the practice area of family law, while Goham was recognized for her work in school and education law.

Part of Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who, through a peer review and independent research process, have been identified as attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania’s 50,000 lawyers are named to the Super Lawyers list in any given year.

Candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, including verdicts and settlements; honors and awards; special licenses and certifications; pro bono and community service efforts; and scholarly lectures and writings. The ultimate objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for other practitioners and consumers searching for legal counsel.

Raffaele is managing partner of Raffaele Puppio, one of the largest full-service law firms in Delaware County. He focuses his practice on family law, including divorce, equitable distribution, child custody and child support, alimony and spousal support, and more. A lifelong resident of Delaware County, he graduated from St. Joseph’s Preparatory School before going on to earn degrees from Lehigh University and the Temple University School of Law.

Chair of Raffaele Puppio’s special education department, Goham focuses her practice on special ed law, representing school districts, intermediate units, and charter schools. A frequent lecturer, Goham is sought-after across Pennsylvania as an authority on special education law. She received a bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University before going on to earn a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania and her law degree from Villanova Law School. She lives in Concord Township, Delaware County.

About Raffaele Puppio – Raffaele Puppio is one of the largest and most established full-service law firms in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Attorneys within the firm are known for their legal prowess among the bench and bar in Delaware County, having decades of experience representing school districts, municipalities, businesses and individual clients, helping to solve legal problems while avoiding future legal issues. The attorneys provide sound legal counsel in the areas of education law, government and municipal services, family law, general litigation, personal injury, commercial real estate and business transactions, elder law, estate administration and planning, and criminal law.