David Marion Honored with Penn Law's 2017 James Wilson Award
Senior Counsel David Marion has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 James Wilson Award, presented by the University of Pennsylvania Law School's Alumni Society Board of Managers. The James Wilson Award is presented each year to a Penn Law alumnus in honor of a lifetime of service to the profession. It is the highest honor which they bestow and speaks to the high esteem in which the recipient is held by the Penn Law community.
David has deep roots in the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from The Wharton School with a Bachelor of Science in economics and graduated magna cum laude from the Law School, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Penn Law Review, recipient of the Harrison Cup Moot Court Award and President of his class. He has served as President of the Penn Law Alumni Society and as a member of its Board of Overseers. Additionally, David received the Distinguished Service Award from Penn Law.
David concentrates his practice in business litigation, antitrust and securities class actions, professional liability and communications law and alternate dispute resolution. David acts as both plaintiffs and defense counsel in litigation involving ERISA, securities, Civil Rights Act Violations, RICO actions and class actions. He has achieved numerous noteworthy victories throughout his career including substantial jury verdicts before federal and state courts, the defense of a major public utility in a precedent-setting federal ERISA class action and victories in the U.S. Supreme Court and state and federal appellate courts.
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