Monthly Archives: November 2017

BCGL Partner and member of the Estate & Trust Planning/Estate & Trust Administration/Elder Law Department, Jeff Goss, published an article titled “The Holidays and Estate Planning” in the December issue of Lancaster County Woman. You can read the full text of the article by picking up a complimentary copy of the journal, visiting the Lancaster County Woman website, or clicking here
Maria Cusick

BCGL Welcomes Maria Cusick

MaAs BCGL commemorates its 5th anniversary, we are excited to announce that Maria Cusick has joined the firm as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group where she will work with Rory Connaughton, Mark Lovett and Theresa Mongiovi. Prior to joining BCGL, Ms. Cusick served as an Assistant District Attorney in Lancaster County. In that role, she successfully prosecuted cases involving white collar theft, homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, and illegal firearm and narcotics possession. She also successfully argued cases in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Ms. Cusick’s extensive trial and appellate experience will allow her to make an immediate impact for BCGL clients in all types of litigation matters. Cusick is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania. She earned her J.D. at Widener University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Columbia University. She is a member of the Lancaster Bar Association and serves the organization as a Foundation Board Member. She is also involved in the Junior League of Lancaster and active in the Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County.

In celebration of the firm's 5-year anniversary, BCGL is excited to announce a special Enterprise Institute education series focused on providing information on timely topics, issues and regulations facing businesses and families today. 


Join us to learn more about how you can ensure you are prepared and protected in today's ever-changing world. 

Coming in February of 2018, Enterprise Institute VII: LLC, INC, 501(c)(3): The ABC's of Business Structuring   Get the facts on how your business structure today can dramatically impact your future 
Coming in March of 2018, Enterprise Institute VIII: Crisis Management    Whether it is a catastrophic injury, threats by a former employee, cyber attacks, an event that threatens the company brand in market or some other unexpected event, no business is immune to sudden and unexpected crises. Preparation is the best way to defend your business, your employees and your reputation. Join our attorneys and public relations experts to discuss the steps to protect your business, your reputation and your bottom line. 
Coming in May of 2018, Enterprise Institute IX: Building a Successful Business: Advice from the Trenches   Ever wish you had a person to advise you on the pitfalls to avoid when building a business? Our panel discussion will provide you with insight from successful Lancaster business owners. 
Brubaker Connaughton Goss & Lucarelli LLC (BCGL) a large, progressive, leading law firm in Lancaster, PA, seeks a CEO to lead their organization. This new and innovative position will be an integral part of BCGL’s growth and success. Serving as the guardian of the firm’s culture, the President & CEO will lead the development of the Strategic Plan and be responsible for its successful execution. While overseeing the day-to-day activities of the firm, the CEO will be responsible for the following:
  • Lead process for the identification and acquisition of new physical headquarters.
  • Oversee and implement capital improvements as directed by Equity Partners.
  • Develop and maintain a keen awareness of the legal industry and market and be in touch with core business functions to ensure focus on key projects and priorities.
  • Develop and manage marketing initiatives.
  • Become immersed in and develop a strong connection to BCGL’s geographic market of Lancaster and adjacent counties.
  • Attend key community functions and industry events.
  • Take an active role in driving BCGL’s performance.
  • Develop and implement operational policies.
  • Select, manage, and develop BCGL’s exemplary team.
  • Provide financial management oversight, including working with Equity Partners to develop an annual budget, three-year forecast, and capital plan.
BCGL has engaged TriStarr to assist with this exciting search. We ask candidates interested in this position to provide the following information to Penny Hammer at by December 15, 2017. Only complete applications will be considered. Please include the following:
  • Resume
  • Detailed Cover Letter including Salary Requirements
  • 3 Professional References (please note those references you would prefer us to NOT contact without permission)