Business Law Section Giants of the Business Bar

This event is part of a series of programs in which the Business Law Section recognizes legal giants who have had a significant impact on the practice of business law in Philadelphia and beyond, and provides an opportunity for both young and experienced lawyers to learn from the giants.

  • Spring 2017 Frederick D. Lipman
  • Fall 2016 Stephen J. Harmelin and Joseph H. Jacovini
  • Spring 2016 Albert S. Dandridge III, moderated by Justin Klein
  • Fall 2015 Amy Boss, moderated by United States Bankruptcy Judge Jean K. FitzSimon
  • Spring 2015 Justin Klein, moderated by Marcel Pratt
  • Fall 2014 Roberta Jacobs-Meadway, moderated by Helen Richardson
  • Spring 2014 William Clark, moderated by Lisa Jacobs
  • Spring 2013 Carl Schneider, moderated by Albert S. Dandridge III

Giants of the Business Bar April 21

This event is part of a series of programs in which the Business Law Section recognizes legal giants who have had a significant impact on the practice of business law in Philadelphia and beyond, and provides an opportunity for both young and experienced lawyers to learn from the giants.

Mr. Dandridge is chair of the Securities Practice Team and Chief Diversity Officer of the firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. From 1995 to 1998, he served as the Associate Director, (Small Business and International Corporate Finance) Division of Corporation Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission. He was also a member of the Commission's Municipal Finance Group and Chairman of the Annual Government Forum on Small Business Capital Formation. Mr. Dandridge was a member of the Board of Governors of Philadelphia Stock Exchange, an adjunct professor of law at The Boston University School of Law's Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law Studies, is a member of the American Law Institute, and a lecturer on topics regarding securities issues. Prior to entering private practice, he served as Special Counsel in the SECs Division of Corporation Finance.

Mr. Dandridge concentrates his practice in municipal and corporate finance matters. He regularly counsels major public companies, broker-dealers and investment advisors with respect to their securities reporting and financing requirements. Mr. Dandridge received a BA., magna cum laude, and a J.D. from Temple University School of Law, and his LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was a fellow at the Center for the Study of Financial Institutions.

Mr. Dandridge is a decorated Vietnam Combat Veteran with the U.S. Marine Corps and was awarded, among many honors, the Bronze Star with Combat "V" Valor and the Purple Heart.

Mr. Dandridge is the Immediate Past Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

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