News Releases

March 16, 2021
Todd Shill Acted As Production Counsel on Spring Discovery and TLC Series
Pillar+Aught co-founder Todd Shill served as production counsel on two television series airing this Spring on the Discovery and TLC networks: “Return to Amish”: TLC’s popular reality series returns March 22 on TLC for a 6th season. https://press.discovery.com/us/tlc/programs/return-amish-season-6/ “Pig Royalty”: Discovery’s new series premieres March 23. https://people.com/pets/pig-royalty-show-pigs-discovery-plus/ The shows were produced by Eric Evangelista, Shannon Evangelista, […]
January 29, 2021
Abigail J. Kaspszyk to Join P+A this Summer
Pillar+Aught is proud to welcome Abigail J. Kaspszyk to its 10-week summer associate program starting at the end of May.  Kaspszyk is currently a second-year law student at Widener Commonwealth Law School in Harrisburg. She graduated summa cum laude from East Stroudsburg University where she was a scholar athlete.  Kaspszyk has recent legal experience from […]
December 22, 2020
Client Alert: Employers can Voluntarily Extend FFCRA Through March 31, 2021
Mandatory FFCRA Leave Payments Ride off into Year-End “Sunset,” but Employers Can Opt to Voluntarily Continue FFCRA Payments and Receive Payroll Tax Credits through March 31, 2021. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”)—a federal law passed in March 2020 at the outset of the Coronavirus pandemic—created new categories of temporary paid leave entitlements for […]
December 10, 2020
KEN ROLLINS ADVISES THE GRATZ BANK IN STRATEGIC COMBINATION WITH LINKBANK
LINKBANCORP, INC. AND GNB FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC COMBINATION December 10, 2020   HARRISBURG, PA— LINKBANCORP, Inc. (OTC Pink: LNKB) and GNB Financial Services, Inc., (OTC Pink: GNBF) today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to combine in a stock and cash transaction, creating a leading Pennsylvania community bank with assets in excess of […]
November 23, 2020
KEN ROLLINS ADVISES PLACEMENT AGENT IN $21.3 MILLION SUB DEBT ISSUANCE
Pillar+Aught advised PNC FIG Advisory in its role as joint-placement agent for FineMark Holdings, Inc., the holding company for FineMark National Bank & Trust, in connection with the successful completion of a $21.3 million private placement of fixed-to-floating subordinated notes to certain qualified institutional buyers and institutional accredited investors.  Co-founder Ken Rollins led the Pillar+Aught […]
November 3, 2020
KEN ROLLINS ADVISES ASIAN FINANCIAL CORPORATION IN $10 MILLION SUB DEBT ISSUANCE
Pillar+Aught advised Asian Financial Corporation, the holding company for the Asian Bank, Philadelphia, PA, in connection with the successful completion of a $10 million private placement of 5.5% fixed-to-floating subordinated notes on November 2, 2020.  Co-founder Ken Rollins led the Pillar+Aught team.  The official press release can be found here: https://news.yahoo.com/asian-financial-corporation-announces-pricing-140000632.html
October 7, 2020
Ken Rollins Advises Placement Agent in $10 Million Debt Issuance
Pillar+Aught advised PNC FIG Advisory, part of PNC Capital Markets LLC, in its role as sole placement agent for UFS Bancorp, a Massachusetts mutual holding company, in connection with the successful completion of a $10 million private placement of 4.5% fixed rate, non-callable, senior notes on September 30, 2020.  Co-founder Ken Rollins led the Pillar+Aught […]
August 11, 2020
Todd Shill Served as Production Counsel on Netflix Groundbreaking Series “Deaf U
Pillar+Aught co-founder Todd Shill served as production counsel on the Netflix series “Deaf U” premiering on October 9, 2020.  The show was produced by Nyle DiMarco and Hot Snakes Media. https://www.tvguide.com/news/the-deaf-u-trailer-your-new-obsession/ https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/04/arts/television/what-to-watch-tv-shows.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/tv/2020/09/14/fall-tv-preview-7-new-tv-shows-worth-watching/5749899002/ https://www.lamag.com/culturefiles/fall-preview-movies-tv-music/ https://www.indiewire.com/2020/08/deaf-u-deaf-culture-on-display-netflix-series-1234577933/
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