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ARLENE FICKLER L’74 was elected chair of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia. She is a founding partner at Hoyle, Fickler, Hersher & Mathes in Philadelphia, where she concentrates her practice in complex commercial litigation, including cases involving securities laws, product liability, toxic torts, and consumer protection claims.

GEORGE J. HARTNETT L’74 was elected Managing Partner and Chair of the Executive Committee of White & Williams in Philadelphia, where he is also a partner in the business department.

RICHARD I. LAVINE L’75 has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Tax Association. Lavine is a public interest lobbyist representing the interests of low- and moderate-income families before the Texas Legislature on issues of taxation and school finance. A Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the Board of Directors of the Travis Central Appraisal District, Dick was named “Best Lobbyist for the Little Guy” by Texas Monthly magazine.

Gene Pratter

GENE E. K. PRATTER L’75 has been nominated for a federal judgeship in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Pratter is a partner and general counsel at Philadelphia firm Duane Morris, where she practices commercial and real estate law as well as employment contract and insurance coverage litigation.

PAUL DIAMOND L’77 has been nominated for a federal judgeship in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Diamond is a partner at Obermayer Rebmann Maxell & Hippel. Previously he was a partner at Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman and an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia.

David Simon

DAVID F. SIMON L’77 has been named Chair of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the School of Management of the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Simon currently is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Jefferson Health System, Inc., the largest hospital system in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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