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Schnader Appoints Hiring Co-Chair, Hires New Legal Recruiter

On February 16, 2005 by Schnader in News

CONTACT:
Tricia M. McCoy
Public Relations Manager
215-751-2061

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 16, 2005) – National law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is pleased to announce changes to its legal recruitment team with the addition of a co-hiring partner and the hiring of a new legal recruitment manager.

New Co-hiring Partner J. Denny Shupe, a retired U.S. Air Force command pilot and Gulf War veteran, chairs Schnader’s Aviation Group and is vice-chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Aerospace Law Committee. Shupe has joined partner Nancy Winkelman in co-chairing the Firm’s Recruiting Committee, which oversees the Firm’s associate hiring and the summer associate programs. Shupe also will serve as chair of the Summer Associate Program Committee.

Mr. Shupe is a past administrative chair of the Firm’s Litigation Services Department and a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Mr. Shupe also is national chair of the United Service Organizations (USO) Affiliate Council, which serves armed forces members and their families, and is past president of the board of directors of the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.

The Firm’s recruiting team also is delighted with the addition of Colleen P. France as its legal recruiting manager. Ms. France will support legal recruiting Firm-wide and will work closely with both the Recruiting and Summer Associate committees. She joins Schnader from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where she managed executive education programs. Previously, she worked as a recruiter for Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP and as a labor and employment paralegal at Dechert LLP. A graduate of Drexel University, Ms. France has a paralegal degree from Villanova and possesses a Human Resources Management Certificate from The Wharton School.

This year, the Firm will host a total of seven law students in the Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., offices as part of its summer associate program. The students come from schools that include the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown, Temple and Villanova.