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Professional & Civil Accomplishments

Over the years, Montgomery McCracken lawyers have served their profession and communities in numerous activities and positions.

The firm is proud that it has produced:

  • a Justice of the United States Supreme Court,
  • two Judges of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania,
  • a Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court,
  • two Judges of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County,
  • an Acting Attorney General for the State of New Jersey,
  • a General Counsel to the United States Air Force who later served as Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
  • a Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Section on Taxation,
  • a Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary,
  • a President of the Hispanic National Bar Association,
  • three Presidents of the Pennsylvania Bar Association,
  • six Chancellors of the Philadelphia Bar Association,
  • a Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association,
  • three Chairs of the Young Lawyers Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association,
  • a President of the Chester County Bar Association,
  • a President of the Chester County Bar Foundation,
  • Chairs of numerous committees of the Philadelphia, Camden, and Burlington County Bar Associations,
  • a Regent and numerous Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers and American College of Bankruptcy,
  • members of the American Law Institute,
  • the Austrian Consul-General and the British, French, Danish, and German Consuls in Philadelphia,
  • Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, including a Chairman of the Board of Trustees and four life Trustees
  • the first Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania Museum,
  • five Presidents of the University of Pennsylvania Law Alumni Society,
  • a President of the Philadelphia Museum of Art,
  • a President of the Academy of Music,
  • a Chairman of the Opera Company of Philadelphia,
  • two Chairmen of St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children,
  • a Vice Chairman of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital,
  • and many others who have served their profession and their communities tirelessly and with distinction.