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Frederick Cohen W’57, L’60 was the featured speaker at the “Divorce Conference” sponsored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants in October. Cohen is a matrimonial lawyer and a member of the litigation department and family law group at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP in Philadelphia where he is Of Counsel.

The Honorable Samuel W. Salus L’60 retired from the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Court in January. He was elected to a third ten-year term in 1999.

The Honorable John Walter L’60 and his wife were honored by the Lebanon County Pennsylvania Democratic Committee for their service and contributions to the community. The committee also planted a tree in honor of the Walters in Stoever’s Dam Park.

The Honorable Jerold G. Klevit L’62, of the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Bureau, received the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Martha J. Hampton Memorial Award. The award was presented at the annual meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association held in December. The award honors his scholarship, professionalism, and dedication while serving 26 years as a judge of workers compensation disputes.

Robert R. Atterbury III C’60, L’63 retired from his position as vice president, legal services division, at Caterpillar Inc. in December after 35 years of service.

AOL Time-Warner CEO Retires
Gerald M. Levin L’63, Chief Executive Officer of AOL Time Warner will retire in May 2002. Levin, who was named to CEO of Time Warner in December 1992, led the company when it closed its $156 billion merger with America Online in 2001. In a statement, Levin spoke of a desire to turn his full energies “to the moral and social issues [he] feels passionate about.” After beginning his legal career practicing anti-trust law, Levin joined Time, Inc. in1972 to pioneer the then-fledgling cable service Home Box Office. For 29 years, Levin worked in some form for the current company. He was named president of HBO a year later and was promoted to chairman in 1976. He became the vice-chairman and chief executive of the company in 1990 after it was acquired by Warner Communications.

Philadelphia Mayor John F. Street has appointed Henry F. Miller L’63 to the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Commercial Development Corporation (PCDC). Miller is a partner in the real estate practice group Philadelphia law firm of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen.

Robert Fiebach W’61, L’64 received the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s President’s Award. He is co-chair of the commercial litigation department and chair of the professional liability group at Cozen O’Connor in Philadelphia.

The Honorable William H. Platt L’64 has been elected president judge by unanimous vote of the nine judges of Lehigh County. Having served as administrative judge of the criminal division for five years, Platt began an additional five-year term in January, 2002.

 
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