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John M. Bader L’48 joined the practice of Thomas S. Neuberger, P.A. in Wilmington, Delaware. He is Of Counsel at the firm. 1940s

The Honorable Harold Berger EE’48, L’51 retired from the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, was named by the Federal Bar Association to the position of chairman of a special benchbar liaison committee.

Edward W. Madeira, Jr. C’49, L’52 received the American Bar Association’s Meador-Rosenberg Award in recognition of his “profound contributions to the administration of justice.” The award was presented by the ABA’s Standing Committee on Federal Judicial Improvements. Only the fourth winner of the award since its inception in 1994, Madeira is a partner and chairman emeritus of Pepper Hamilton LLP of Philadelphia, PA. He will be a recipient of the Law Alumni Award of Merit at the Law Alumni Society Awards Reception during Reunion Weekend in May.

Samuel F. Pryor III L’53, senior counsel in the New York City law firm Davis, Polk & Wardwell, was selected by New York Governor George Pataki as one of two recipients of the Governor’s Annual Parks and Preservation Award. Pryor is the vice-chair of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission. The award is presented annually to an individual, family, or organization that has demonstrated outstanding commitment and generosity toward New York’s State Parks and Historic Sites. Past recipients include Laurance Rockefeller, Stanford Lipsey, John Cronin, Virgil Conway, and David Rockefeller.

Marvin Garfinkel C’51, L’54 is teaching an ALIABA professional skills course “Real World Document Drafting – Form, Style, and Substance.” Garfinkel is counsel in the Philadelphia office of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP, where he specializes in real estate, bankruptcy, product distribution, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, and other business transactions.

Bernard S. Dempsey L’55 was awarded the American Bar Association Senior Lawyers Pro Bono Award in August. Dempsey performs pro bono work for Delaware Volunteer Legal Services Inc. (DVLS), helping indigent clients who faced a variety of civil legal problems. He has contributed 513 hours in direct client services over 10 years, and has donated a comparable number of hours mentoring third-year law students working with the Widener University School of Law’s Delaware Civil Clinic.

Norman P. Zarwin C’52, L’55, a senior member of Zarwin, Baum, DeVito, Kaplan, O’Donnell, Schaer P.C of Philadelphia, conducted a seminar on employee hiring practices for the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Pennsylvania. The event was held at the organization’s annual trade show at the Valley Forge Convention Center and dealt with legal hiring issues including age, civil rights, and sexual discrimination.

Thomas B. Moorhead L’59 has been appointed deputy under secretary of labor for international affairs by Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Elaine L. Chao. Moorhead will represent the U.S government before the International Labor Organization and will aid the implementation of the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation, the labor side agreement to NAFTA. Moorhead was previously vice president of human resources for pharmaceutical firm Carter-Wallace Inc.

 
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