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Stephen A. Cozen C’61, L’64, founder and chairman of Cozen O’Connor, was honored by Operation Understanding Philadelphia with its Distinguished Community Leadership Award for 2002. The award is presented to one African-American and one Jewish leader for their outstanding accomplishments in fostering relations between the African-American and Jewish communities.

Gerald J. McConomy L'65 was elected Treasurer of the Great Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, of which he is an active board member and a founding partner.

Harvey N. Shapiro W’62, L’65, formerly a partner at Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, L.L.P., joined the Financial Planning & Management Department in the Voorhees, New Jersey office of Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, L.L.P.

Caswell O. Hobbs L’66 is among a group of friends and colleagues of the late Burton B. Fretz L’66 who are working to create a memorial fund to support the National Senior Citizens Law Center where Fretz was Executive Director for twenty years. Interested parties can contact Hobbs at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Washington, DC (202) 739-3000.

Barry E. Ungar L’67 formerly of Mann, Ungar, Spector & Labovitz joined the Business Litigation Practice Group of Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen LLP in Philadelphia as a partner.

James R. Redeker L’68, Vice Chairman of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Prince Music Theater, a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia that produces and promotes original musical theater works.

Michael Greenberger L’70, a professor of law at the University of Maryland, was named Director of the University’s Center for Health and Homeland Security. The Center was created after September 11th to coordinate and expand the extensive health programs, scientific research, policy development, and government consulting done in the University’s six schools. As principal deputy associate attorney general at the U.S. Department of Justice (1999-2001) Greenberger was responsible for counter-terrorism planning.

W. Bruce McConnel III L’70 was elected to a four-year term as a Managing Partner of the Philadelphia law firm Drinker, Biddle, & Reath.

Howard R. Flaxman L’71 was elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of the firm Fox, Rothschild, O’Brien & Frankel, LLP in Philadelphia. He co-chairs the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Department.

Steven L. Friedman L’71 of Dilworth Paxson LLP presented “Selling Your Case to the Jury: How to Effectively Communicate the Technology Behind the Patent Dispute” at the National Advanced Forum on Litigating Patent Disputes earlier this year.

John C. S. Kepner L’71, former chair of Saul Ewing’s business department, left the firm to form a health care consultancy, Fenway Health Management Advisors.

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