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David H. Marion, a partner at the law firm Archer & Greiner, received the American Jewish Committee’s Judge Learned Hand Award at a dinner held Jan. 23 at the Rittenhouse. The award, established in honor of the senior judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1924 to 1951, recognizes lawyers who show “dedication to to the American legal tradition and the spirit of civic activism.”
Nearly 200 guests attended the event, which was cochaired by Stephen Harmelin, co-chair of the law firm Dilworth Paxson; Robert Heim, a partner at the law firm Dechert, and former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham.
The benefit raised $160,000 for AJC’s regional office, which promotes diversity and combats bigotry.