Gary Samms Quoted in The Philadelphia Inquirer

April 20, 2023

Gary Samms, who chairs Obermayer’s Professional Liability Practice Group and the Catastrophic Loss Group, was quoted on April 20, 2023, in The Philadelphia Inquirer, in connection with a case alleging attorney misconduct. The article spotlights Pennsylvania’s system for safeguarding vulnerable older adults from potential fraud and other conflicts when they are declared legally incapacitated. It also discusses the steps that have been implemented to eliminate pitfalls in guardianship proceedings, including a relatively new tracking system to collect data about guardianships. 

Gary Samms, who represents an attorney involved in the case, said in an interview that his client had done “nothing unethical or illegal.”

“There was never any collusion, no unethical conduct, never anything inappropriate,” said Samms, adding that his client “is one of the most ethical and well-respected attorneys in his area of expertise.”

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