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Honored The Seamen’s Church Institute will honor James F. Young, litigation partner in Fox Rothschild, with the annual Spirit of the Port Award on Thursday, April 8. The award is bestowed on an individual who exemplifies the spirit of integrity, honor and industriousness to which all members of the maritime community aspire. Young’s practice involves maritime collision, cargo, charter parties, insurance contract, pollution, environmental, personal injury, tug and tow, products liability, Coast Guard license and administrative proceeding matters. Elected and Appointed White & Williams has announced that John S. Anooshian, Lawrence J. Bistany and Warren E. Kampf have been admitted to the partnership. Additionally, Daniel P. Martz has been named counsel to the firm. Cozen O’Connor member Benjamin E. Zuckerman has been appointed an adjunct professor of law at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Zuckerman will teach an advanced trial advocacy course to third-year law students, focusing on complex cross-examination techniques, challenges with expert witnesses, and opening and closing arguments. Zuckerman, a member of the firm’s business litigation department, concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and general litigation, including a broad range of civil matters. Flaster Greenberg attorney Elliot Raff, a member of the South Jersey-based law firm’s employee benefits practice group, has been appointed to the 401(k) plans subcommittee of the Government Affairs Committee of the American Society of Pension Actuaries. The subcommittee provides input to the IRS and U.S. Department of Labor concerning legislative and regulatory issues affecting 401(k) plans. Speakers Andrew Davitt and Denis C. Dice of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin recently presented a seminar for Lancer Claims in Orange, Calif., on NASD case analysis and liability. In addition, Davitt was a featured lecturer at the Financial Planning Association broker-dealer division annual conference in Huntingdon Beach, Calif., on the subject of regulatory investigations and examinations by regulators. Davitt and Dice are both shareholders in the firm’s Philadelphia office and members of the professional liability department. Davitt is a chairman of the securities and investments professional liability group. Dice concentrates in defending broker dealers in arbitration, litigation and regulatory matters. John P. Gonzales of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin recently presented an all-day continuing legal education seminar in Philadelphia at the Hilton for Lorman Education Services, addressing Use of Force Issues for Police Officers. The attendees included police officers, attorneys and insurance representatives and addressed issues such as the current state of the law concerning use of force, the impact of Title II of the ADA on use of force, and legal updates regarding qualified immunity. Gonzales, a shareholder in the firm’s Norristown office, is a member of the firm’s civil rights practice group and concentrates his practice in representing municipalities and organizations in the defense of civil rights, municipal liability and employment discrimination lawsuits. Event Pennsylvania Legal Services will hold its awards dinner on Wednesday, March 10, at 5 p.m. at the Harrisburg Hilton and Towers. PLS is the statewide coordinating agency for the network of legal aid programs in Pennsylvania that provides civil legal aid to victims of domestic violence and to others who have nowhere else to turn for legal advice. Gov. Edward G. Rendell will be the featured speaker. Five members of the Philadelphia legal community will be honored by PLS for their hard work and contributions of time, talent and expertise in the pursuit of equal access to justice on behalf of Pennsylvania’s poorest and most vulnerable citizens: Rep. Frank Oliver of the Pennsylvania Legislature; Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III, general counsel for Drexel University; Superior Court Judge Phyllis W. Beck and Susan E. Sherman of The Independence Foundation; and Catherine C. Carr, executive director of Community Legal Services.

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