Philadelphia lawyer Alan H. Molod is the recipient of the seventh annual Pennsylvania Bar Association W. Edward Sell Business Lawyer Award, which is set to be presented at the 2018 Business Law Institute in Philadelphia, Nov. 7-8.

Molod is being recognized for his contributions to the practice of business law in Pennsylvania.

Molod is of counsel to Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, where he focuses on business transactions.

Prior to that, he practiced corporate and LLC law, securities regulation and mergers and acquisitions at Wolf Block for 35 years.

A longtime member of the Title 15/business associations committee of the PBA business law section, Molod assisted in drafting the statutes governing the organization and operation of corporations, partnerships, LLCs, LLPs and other business entities, and is the author and editor of the three-volume “Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual,” for which he prepares annual supplements.

He is a contributor to “Pennsylvania Corporate Practice and Forms” and is a contributing editor to McGraw-Hill’s “The Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook.”