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CZECH COUNCIL OF VICTIMS OF NAZISM Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis partner Martin Mendelsohn received the Czech Medal of Honor in recognition of his efforts for victim compensation of Nazi-era slave and forced laborers. Czech Republic Ambassador Martin Palous presented Mendelsohn with the award, given by the Czech Council of Victims of Nazism, in February. Also honored were former Deputy Treasury Secretary Stuart Eisenstadt and Michael Hausfeld of Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll. Mendelsohn, who serves as the managing partner for Schnader Harrison’s Washington, D.C., office, was part of a team that negotiated approximately 7 billion euros (approximately $9 billion) in compensation from various countries to Holocaust survivors and victims of Nazism throughout the world. He has also served as a victims representative on the Board of the Austrian Reconciliation Foundation, from which 500 million euros (approximately $672 million) has been distributed to victims and survivors. HOGAN & HARTSON Hogan & Hartson has appointed Linda Oliver, a partner in the firm’s communications practice group, to the newly created position of associate development partner. Oliver’s primary responsibility will be to supervise the implementation of the firm’s individualized associate professional development program across all practice areas and offices worldwide. LANGUM PROJECT Senior Judge John Ferren of the D.C. Court of Appeals has been awarded the Langum Project for Historical Literature’s book prize for his recent legal history/biography, Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge. Winners of the prize receive $1,000 and a special ceremony. The Langum Project, a division of the Langum Charitable Trust founded in 2001, seeks to make the history of the American colonial and national periods accessible to the educated general public. The project awards two annual prizes for historical literature. WASHINGTON BUILDING CONGRESS Two new buildings at Georgetown University Law Center � the Eric E. Hotung International Law Center Building and the Sport and Fitness Center � have won a prestigious 2005 Craftsmanship Award from the Washington Building Congress. Created in 1950, the award is designed to recognize exceptional workmanship and individual effort on specific projects in the D.C. area. Georgetown Law’s honor was in the architectural millwork category. � Marya Lucas Please send notices of D.C.-area honors or appointments to Bethany Broida at [email protected].

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