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2014 National Conference Well-Received!

October 31, 2014
The 16th annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference, held on October 17th & 18th at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD, was well-received by students and facilitators alike. 159 students from 93 law schools, including this year’s Peggy...
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Upcoming Events

Philadelphia Awards Reception

March 19, 2015

Penns Landing Caterers
1301 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19104


John Kane, Business Manager & Secretary/Treasurer, Plumbers Union Local 690
Joan Parker, Arbitrator, Mediator & Educator
Wendell Young IV, President, UFCW Local 1776

Host Committee:

Michael Artz   Joseph Ashdale   Pasquale Bianculli   Neal Bisno   Richard Bloomingdale   Richard Brean   Daniel Brent   Robert Curley   Shyam Das   Stuart Davidson   Walter DeTreux   John Dougherty   Kenneth Egger   Patrick Eiding   David Fillman   Anthony Gallagher   Michael Hanlon   Walter Higgins   Kenneth Jarin   Charles Joyce   Rhonda Gelman Kelley   Michele Kessler   Ted Kirsch   James Kokolas   Barbara Lichtman   Joseph Lurie   Gary Masino   Judith Meyer   Kathleen Miller   Wayne Miller   Mary Anne Moffa   Robert O'Brien   Dennis Pagliotti   Samuel Pond   Regina Reardon   Lynn Rhinehart   Richard Sigmond   Samuel Spear   Alan Symonette   Patrick Szymanski   Hon. Christine Tartaglione   Dennis P. Walsh   Jonathan Walters   Gwynne Wilcox   Deborah Willig   Herman Wooden

SPONSORS (As of Feb. 20, 2015)

Guardian Sponsors
Joan Parker
UFCW Local 1776

Fellow Sponsors
IUPAT District Council 21
Willig, Williams & Davidson

Advocate Sponsors
Ace Reporters, Inc.
AFSCME Council 13
AFSCME District Council 88
Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1
Christenson Investment Partners
Courtney Investment Consulting Group
Footer and Associates
IBEW Local 614
Independence Blue Cross
Markowitz & Richman
Master Weinstein Schatz Moyer, PC
Nat'l Electrical Contractors Assn. PA-DE-NJ
Safety Research Inc.
UFCW Local 464A
USW Local 10-00086

Ironworkers Local Union 401

Scott E. Buchheit
Lawrence S. Coburn
Dispute Resolution Center
Mattye M. Gandel
Louis P. Mattucci & Assoc. Ltd.
Steven and Nancy Manket
Jeffrey B. Tener


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New York Awards Reception

April 16, 2015

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 Seventh Avenue & 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019


Richard B. Roberts, Business Agent at Large, Enterprise Association of Steamfitters Local 638
Amy Gladstein, Esq., Partner, Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss, LLP
Barbara Deinhardt, Esq., Arbitrator

Host Committee:

Vincent Alvarez   Michael Artz   Nicole Berner   Michael Bernstein   Esta Bigler   Richard Brean   Daniel Brent   Mario Cilento   Richard Corenthal   Patrick Dolan   Robert Egan   Lisa Gomez   Pamela Jeffrey   Rhonda Gelman Kelley   Thomas Kennedy   Bernard King   Deborah King   James Kokolas   Gary LaBarbera   Randi Lowitt   Joseph Lurie   Beth Margolis   Mary Anne Moffa   Daniel Murphy   Thomas Murray   Jay Nadelbach   Wayne Outten   Vincent Pitta   Jeffrey Pollack   David Prouty   Daniel Ratner   James Reif   Lynn Rhinehart   Judith Scott   Dan Silverman   Patrick Szymanski   Dennis Walsh   Gwynne Wilcox

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Leadership Circle

The Leadership Circle is comprised of members who strongly support the mission of the Peggy Browning Fund with annual leadership-level gifts. Leadership Circle donors receive benefits commensurate with each gift level and are recognized at all annual events, the National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference and in our newsletter.

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of the Leadership Circle, contact
Rhonda Gelman Kelley, CFRE, at or call 267-273-7994.

2014 Leadership Circle Members


United Steelworkers




Int'l Brotherhood of Teamsters
Joseph Lurie
Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd
Service Employees Int'l Union


American Federation of Teachers
Galfand Berger, LLP
Richard J. Brean, Esq.
Int'l Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
Int'l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Pitta & Giblin LLP
Patrick J. Szymanski, Esq.


Amalgamated Transit Union
Calibre CPA Group PLLC
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC
Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP
Gilbert and Sackman
Kennedy, Jennik & Murray, PC
Laborers' Int'l Union of North America
NFL Players Association
Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco, LLP
Sheet Metal Workers Int'l Association
United Food & Commercial Workers

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2015 Los Angeles Awards Reception

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2014 Workers Rights Conference

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2014 Regional Workshops

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2014 Howard Regional Workshop

31 photos / Click on thumbnail to enlarge

2014 DC Reception

33 photos / Click on thumbnail to enlarge

2014 New York Reception

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