Raffaele Puppio Welcomes Tracey D. Waldmann to Firm as Of Counsel

Attorney concentrating on special education law joins growing practice at Delaware County firm

MEDIA, Pa. (March 2016) Raffaele Puppio, one of the largest full-service law firms in Delaware County, is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Tracey D. Waldmann as Of Counsel. Waldmann joins Raffaele Puppio’s growing school law and government services practice group, concentrating in special education law.

Michael Puppio, a founding partner of the firm said, “Today’s government and school administrators face many challenges. Increasing regulation, tight budgets, and everyday legal issues increase the risks for every organization. Tracey’s litigation, regulatory, and special ed law experience enhances our ability to provide legal solutions and sound advice to municipal and educational entities. We are happy to have her on board.”

Prior to joining Raffaele Puppio, Waldmann served an extended term as a federal law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey with the Hon. Noel L. Hillman, where she worked on cases involving the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

“I joined Raffaele Puppio because it is the most experienced and respected government and education law firm in Delaware County,” said Waldmann. “I enjoy working with such highly regarded colleagues.” 

Waldmann began her career as a litigator in one of the largest law firms in Philadelphia and has extensive experience defending clients in a variety of disciplines. She served as an associate lawyer at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP in Philadelphia where she defended national aircraft manufacturers and advised clients on federal aviation regulations. She defended clients against Title VII discrimination suits, advised them on government regulations, and defended them at administrative hearings.

She received a bachelor’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in political science from Temple University. She earned her law degree, cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law and was articles editor of the Temple Law Review. She lives in Lower Merion.

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 school 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.