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CHARLES E. DORKEY III L’73 has been appointed Chairman of the Hudson River Park Trust Board, a New York state and city partnership charged with the design, construction and operation of the Hudson River Park. Dorkey is the Managing Partner at the New York office of international law firm Torys, where he heads the Litigation Department. He has also served as Director for the New York Parks and Conservation Association and is a Trustee of the New York Historical Society, the Historic Hudson Valley, and the New York City Water Finance Authority.

Linda Fisher

LINDA A. FISHER L’73 has been named a Trustee of Wilkes University in Pennsylvania. Fisher is the Managing Director of Philanthropic Advisory Services at The Glenmeade Trust Company in Philadelphia, where she assists clients in the management of family foundations. Prior to joining The Glenmeade Trust Company, she specialized in personal financial and estate planning at Dechert. She is also a director of City Year Greater Philadelphia, among other civic activities.

SHERRIE R. SAVETT CW’70, L’73, Managing Principal and Chair of the Securities Litigation Department at Berger & Montague in Philadelphia, was invited to speak at a Corporate Governance panel at the First Circuit Judicial Conference. The author of several papers on various aspects of securities and complex litigation, Savett was named one of the best lawyers in the Philadelphia region by Philadelphia Magazine.

MICHAEL L. BROWNE L’74, a partner at the Philadelphia office of Reed Smith, was elected to the National Association of Independent Insurers’ Board of Governors. NAII is a leading property and casualty insurance company trade association. Browne is also the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Harleysville Insurance Companies.

IAN COMISKY W’71, L’74, Co-Chair of the White Collar, Internal and Government Investigations Group at Blank Rome, will be a faculty member at a seminar entitled “Money Laundering: Protecting and Defending Financial Institutions, their Management, and Customers under the USA Patriot Act.” Comisky is the co-author of the two volume treatise Tax Fraud and Evasion.

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