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Marian A. Kornilowicz GL’82 was named partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Cohen, Seglias, Pallas & Greenhall. Kornilowicz specializes in commercial and construction litigation, business, contract and real estate law, creditors’ rights and financing.

Maida Milone C’76, L’82 was named to the board of directors of the Creative Arts Network of Philadelphia. Milone is the senior vice president of P2B ventures, the Penn to Business Connection at the University of Pennsylvania.

Kevin R. Reitz L’82 has been designated Reporter for a project started by the American Law Institute to revise the sentencing and corrections articles of the Model Penal Code. Reitz is a Professor of Law at the University of Colorado Law School.

Maria E. Semidei-Otero L’82 received a $100,000 grant from the Johnnie Walker Keep Walking Fund, to help support and expand the Women’s Venture Fund. In 1994 Semidei-Otero founded the Women’s Venture Fund, a New York City nonprofit organization designed to help women entrepreneurs mainly in under-served urban communities.

Jack R. Wiener L’82 was elected Managing Director and promoted to Deputy General Counsel at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) in New York. In this role Wiener will oversee the legal aspects of the Depository Trust Company’s international and e-commerce initiatives.

Dean S. Adler W’79, L’83 has been elected to the Board of Directors of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Adler is a co-founder of Lubert-Adler Partners, a private equity real estate group based in Philadelphia.

Lynn R. Axelroth L’83 has been elected to a three-year term as a member of the Board of Overseers of the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts of the University of Pennsylvania, and has been appointed to its executive committee. Axelroth is Managing Partner of the Philadelphia office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, a partner in the firm’s real estate department, and partner-in-charge of the firm’s construction law group.

Stephen D. Schutt L’83, the former vice president and chief of staff of the University of Pennsylvania, was installed as the 13th President of Lake Forest College, a liberal arts college in Illinois, in October.

Jay A. Dubow W’81, L’84, a partner in Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen’s litigation and corporate/securities practice groups, served as co-chair of a program at the ABA’s recent annual meeting in Chicago. Dubow, who also serves as the co-chair of the criminal and enforcement litigation subcommittee of the business and corporate litigation committee of the ABA’s section of business law, presided over the session, “The Promises and Perils of Joint Defense Agreements” at the ABA’s annual meeting in Chicago.

Tsiwen M. Law L’84 was presented with the 2001 Trail Blazer award (Northeast Region) by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA). Law was honored for his history of leadership which includes the founding of NAPABA, Chairman of the Philadelphia Commission on Asian American Affairs, Governor of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and a 30-year commitment to the Asian Pacific American community. In addition, Law was recently appointed by Philadelphia Mayor John Street to a seat on the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board (WIB). Law co-authored the article, “The Immigration Backlash,” which was published in The Philadelphia Lawyer (Nov. 2001). An associate of the law firm of Hwang & Associates P.C, Law is also an adjunct instructor of Asian American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University.

Jerrilyn Marston L’84, a lecturer in law at the Wharton School, was one of five recipients of the school’s undergraduate teaching awards for associated faculty. Marston is a shareholder at the Philadelphia office of Bazelon Less & Feldman, where she concentrates on complex commercial litigation.

 
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