November 24, 2021
Deborah R. Stambaugh joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group. Ms. Stambaugh is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on disputes relating to business contracts, construction, insurance, real estate development, employment, business associations, and nonprofit entities. Prior to joining Wisler Pearlstine, Ms. Stambaugh had her own litigation firm in Wynnewood, PA. Before that, she was a shareholder with the firm of Bauman & Dow, P.C. in Albuquerque, NM, where she handled all phases of litigation from discovery through trial and appeals. In 2020, the Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania (est. 1774) elected Ms. Stambaugh as their “Church Attorney.” In that role, she assists the Diocese in investigating and resolving clergy ethics matters. Ms. Stambaugh is admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Mexico State Bars, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
A graduate of New Mexico State University (cum laude, 2005), Ms. Stambaugh earned her law degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law (2009), where she received the Dean’s Award, was President of the Business Law Society, and participated in the American Bar Association Moot Court. Ms. Stambaugh is a member of the Pennsylvania, Montgomery County, and New Mexico Bar Associations.
Arin E. Schein joined the firm’s Education Law practice group. Ms. Schein provides guidance to public school districts and charter schools to foster compliance with the myriad of federal and state regulations related to special education programming, Section 504 and ADA accommodations, education for homeless students, and student discipline procedures. Ms. Schein has over 15 years of professional experience in the education and mental health fields. She is certified as a school counselor with the Pennsylvania Department of Education and is licensed as a professional counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. Ms. Schein began her special education career as a behavior specialist at an approved private school and later worked with adjudicated youth. In addition, Ms. Schein has provided therapy to both juvenile and adult populations. Prior to joining Wisler Pearlstine, Ms. Schein served as a clinical services coordinator at the Chester County Intermediate Unit.
Ms. Schein earned her law degree from Widener University’s Delaware Law School and a master’s degree in School Counseling from Capella University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations, as well as the American Counseling Association.
Najeebah Beyah-Green joined the firm’s Education Law practice group. While earning her law degree, she worked as a legal intern with the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, collaborating with experienced attorneys developing a cost-recovery ordinance to reduce budget gaps and effectively advocating for those who could be adversely impacted by the cost-recovery ordinance. She also developed a HIPAA compliance guide for emergency management personnel to adhere to when acting in the capacity of sworn medical professionals. She worked as a law clerk for the firm from December 2019 to August 2020, where she worked on a COVID-19 task force, creating an execution plan for school districts to reopen following shutdowns. Ms. Beyah-Green earned her law degree and a cyber security certificate from Penn State Dickinson Law in 2021. She graduated from Cheyney University in 2018.