Charles Gibbs Named to Jim Kenney's Transition Team
Our firm is proud to announce that partner Charles Gibbs has been selected to join Philadelphia Mayor-Elect Jim Kenney's Transition Team.
According to Philly.com's coverage of the future mayor's announcement:
Rep. Dwight Evans will co-chair the committee along with Alba Martinez, former city human services commissioner. Jessie Bradley, who worked on Nutter's 2007 mayoral campaign, is transition director.
"These groups will be focused on ensuring objectivity, community involvement, diversity and excellence in the Kenney Administration's policies and personnel," spokeswoman Lauren Hitt said in an email announcing the names. "They will also contribute to the final transition report that will be released in January."
About Charles Gibbs
One of Philadelphia’s most outstanding young trial attorneys, Charles Gibbs represents a diverse range of clients, including individuals, public officials, nonprofits, and institutions. Primarily focused on his thriving criminal defense practice, his background in local judiciary and city government provides him with an intricate understanding of the inner workings of Philadelphia’s court system and its politics. Mr. Gibbs’ deep and far-ranging roots in the city also affords him the unique ability rapidly to request, access, or obtain the vital information and documents necessary to support complex litigation based in Philadelphia.
Mr. Gibbs’ dedication to his clients has earned him numerous awards and accolades. Most recently, he has been selected to Super Lawyers® and inducted into the West Catholic High School Hall of Fame. In 2014, he was named “Outstanding Young Lawyer” by the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia and identified by LEADERSHIP Philadelphia as one of the city's most impactful young "Connectors & Keepers." In 2015, he was named by Philadelphia Business Journal as one of its Top 40 under 40 "movers and shakers."