Montgomery McCracken Hosts Philadelphia Bar Foundation Reception to Honor Its Attorneys

December 16, 2014

PHILADELPHIA–On Monday, December 15, Montgomery McCracken hosted the Philadelphia Bar Foundation for a reception to celebrate the foundation’s 50th anniversary and to honor several of the firm’s lawyers for their contributions to the foundation over the years. In appreciation of their commitment toward building a solid foundation to support the foundation’s mission of promoting equal access to justice, attorneys John E. Caruso, John W. Frazier, Joseph K. Gordon, Gregory M. Harvey, Michael B. Hayes, Jeffrey R. Lerman, Stephen A. Madva, Patrick T. Ryan and Mark B. Sheppard were presented with Crystal Awards by the foundation’s Executive Director, Jessica Hilburn-Holmes and its President, Deborah Gross. Madva, firm partner and former chairman, also received a special thank you for his unique contributions of both time and money to support the foundation over many years. Madva has been instrumental in the success of the foundation’s Board Observer Program, and he has been a stalwart supporter of the foundation for decades. Additionally, several attorneys were recognized for their donations to the foundation throughout the years.About the Philadelphia Bar Foundation

The Philadelphia Bar Foundation is the charitable arm of The Philadelphia Bar Association, the oldest association of lawyers in the United States. The foundation is dedicated to promoting access to justice for all people in the community, particularly those struggling with poverty, abuse and discrimination. For more information, visit

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