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Suplee Elected IATL President-Elect

On April 8, 2008 by Schnader in Litigation

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Caroline M. Brobeil
Public Relations Manager
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
215-751-2061
cbrobeil@schnader.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 8, 2008 – Philadelphia, PA:  Schnader attorney Dennis R. Suplee was elected president-elect of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers by its Board of Directors at its annual meeting in Key Biscayne on March 26, 2008.

Chartered in 1954, the academy’s purposes are to promote reforms in the law, improve the administration of justice and elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession.  Active academy membership is limited to 500 Fellows from the United States.  In addition, the academy includes Fellows from more than 30 other countries.  Fellows are engaged in civil and criminal trial practice on both sides of the Bar.  Admission to Fellowship is by invitation only to lawyers found to possess exceptional skill in trial and appellate practice, and to have promoted the best interests of the legal profession and the highest standards and techniques of advocacy.

Mr. Suplee served as Chairman of Schnader from 1992 to 1998, and has handled a wide range of civil litigation, including:  mass tort cases, complex antitrust litigation, CERLA contribution cases, patent infringement disputes, and product liability cases.