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Announcing Eleven Philanthropic Gifts 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6

DEWEY BALLANTINE LLP has established a scholarship fund that will benefit Penn Law students over the next five years. The New York-based law firm stipulated that special consideration be given to students who have overcome socioeconomic or educational disadvantages to attend law school. Two students per year will receive scholarships. Dewey Ballantine employs 550 attorneys in thirteen offices, including seven in Europe. Many of the firm’s highly respected lawyers are consistently ranked among the world’s leaders in their respective fields.

MYER FELDMAN W’35, L’38 has made a generous donation to the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Feldman, who practices law in Washington D.C., has served in a number of prominent government positions since his graduation from Penn Law. He served as Special Counsel and Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1946 to 1954; Counsel of the Banking and Currency Commission, U.S. Senate from 1955 to 1957; Legislative Assistant to John F. Kennedy from 1958-1961; Deputy Special Counsel to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson from 1961 to 1964; and Counsel to President Johnson from 1964 to 1965. In 1965, Feldman became a founding partner of the Washington, D.C. law firm of Ginsburg & Feldman, which later became Ginsburg, Feldman & Bress. Feldman serves on several corporate and nonprofit boards including as vice chairman, chairman of the executive committee and lead director of the Special Olympics. He is married to Adrienne Arsht, daughter of the late Roxanna Arsht L’39, the first woman judge in Delaware.
 
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