Montgomery McCracken Partner David Dormont Elected to the Zionist General Council

October 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – The 37th World Zionist Congress elected Montgomery McCracken partner David Dormont to its Zionist General Council. The Zionist General Council is comprised of Jewish leaders from around the world and is the supreme institution of the World Zionist Organization. Dormont served as a delegate of Partners for Progressive Israel to the Congress’s recent meetings in Jerusalem.

For more than 20 years, Dormont has focused on complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy-related litigation, representing a diverse range of clients from individuals and unions to Fortune 500 companies in complex commercial disputes. He has handled more than 200 matters in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels in a variety of jurisdictions.

Dormont graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in mathematics education. He graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1992, where he served as associate editor of the Minnesota Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Dormont resides with his family in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania and has been active in Zionist and Jewish affairs for more than 40 years.

About the Zionist General Council

The Zionist General Council is the supreme institution of the World Zionist Organization (“WZO”) in between the World Zionist Congresses. The Zionist General Council has all powers of the Congress except for those expressly reserved for the Congress.

The Zionist General Council inspects and, in so far as necessary, decides upon the manner in which WZO will implement the decisions of the Congress and of the Council. The Zionist General Council receives and considers the reports of the WZO’s Executive Committee. The Zionist General Council, upon proposal of the WZO’s Executive Committee, either itself or through the Permanent Committee for Budget and Finance, decides upon all budgetary and financial matters, provided such a decision is not inconsistent with the decisions of Congress.

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