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Richard Shusterman L’64, a partner in the Commercial Litigation Department of White and Williams LLP in Philadelphia, was a featured guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel (FICC). Also a vicepresident of the FICC, Shusterman is a member of several of its committees, and spoke on topics including, “Recent Developments in E-commerce Litigation;” “Training for Lawyers and Clients in Mediation Advocacy;” and “Mandatory Arbitration Versus Jury Trials — What do the Results Tell Us?”

Frank P. Slattery, Jr. L’64 has been elected as the new board chairman of Main Line Health, an integrated health system that includes Bryn Mawr, Lankenau and Paoli Memorial Hospitals, Bryn Mawr Rehab, the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, and other healthcare facilities in the Philadelphia area.

David Samson L’65 has been named Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey. Samson will lead the Department of Law and Public Safety as a senior partner at Wolff & Samson, in Roseland, New Jersey.

Fred Blume L’66 and Betsy Z. Cohen L’66 have been named to the board of trustees of the National Museum of American Jewish History. Blume is a co-chairman of Philadelphia law firm Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley. Cohen is the chief executive officer of Thebankcorp.com, chair and chief executive officer of RAIT Investment Trust and chairwoman of Financial-Muse.com.

Murray H. Pinkus W’63, L’66 has been named senior vice president, fiduciary team leader at Bank of America, in Radnor, Pennsylvania. Pinkus had been vice president and senior adviser for advanced estate planning at First Union.

Patricia Ann Metzer CW’63, L’66 is an adjunct faculty member of Boston University School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program.

The Honorable Paul W. Tressler L’66, Administrative Juvenile Court Judge for Montgomery County, PA, was one of five Souderton High School alumni inducted into the Allentown, Pennsylvania high school’s hall of fame. The inductees were selected by a committee of district educators and community members, and were honored for having demonstrated career achievements or exemplary community contributions.

Jonathan M. Stein L’67 has returned from a year’s leave on a British Atlantic Fellowship in Public Policy and a Penn Law Gowen Fellowship at the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics. While researching developments in welfare reform, child disability and legal aid, the LSE published his monograph critiquing recent legal aid reforms in Britain, “The Future of Social Justice in Britain: A New Mission for the Community Legal Service.” Stein is General Counsel at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia.

Dennis R. Suplee L’67 of Philadelphia law firm of Schnader Harrison, Segal & Lewis LLP has been elected to the Board of Regents the governing body of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and was named to the National Judicial College (NJC) Advisory Council.

Thomas A. Reed L’68 has been named chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Section. Reed is a contract attorney acting as in-house corporate counsel for British Telecom’s BT North America Inc. unit in New York City.

Carl B. Feldbaum L’69 was honored as the 2001 Individual Inductee into the Biotech Hall of Fame at the 14th Annual Biotech Meeting, in Laguna Niguel, California. Feldbaum was recognized for his guidance as President of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) to its position as a dominant organization that serves and represent the biotechnology industry.

 
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