Golomb & Honik, P.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Ruben Honik
will be sworn in as President of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
on July 9, 2008. Honik has been practicing in Philadelphia since 1980,
specializing in toxic tort and environmental cases over the last decade.
Once he takes the presidency, he intends to use the organization’s
work to preserve the rights and access of Pennsylvania residents to the
judicial system, as well as improve the range of services it provides
to its members.
PATLA President-Elect Steven E. Riley, Jr. states that he is looking forward
to working with Honik. “He has the ability to take a difficult concept
that has been debated by 20 or 30 people with sizable egos and synthesize
consensus,” Riley explains. He also agrees that restructuring the
association to improve the benefits for members is an important initiative.
Honik is also a president of the Northeast U.S. Chapter of Jewish Solidarity,
which received the Award for Advancing Human Rights from the American
Ultimately, Honik brings more than 26 years of trial experience to this
new leadership role. He also has a passion for humanitarian work, especially
in his native country of Cuba.