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William Henszey Ewing

William Henszey Ewing, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1966, Pennsylvania 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.

Background

  • Ewing, William Henszey was born on April 13, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Neff and Anne Henszey (Ashton) Ewing.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Pennsylvania, 1965.

    Career

    • Law clerk to Honorary Warren E. Burger, United States Court Appeals, Washington, 1965-1966. Lecturer Haile Sellassie University Faculty of Law, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1966-1969, assistant professor Ethiopia, 1969-1970. Partner Connolly Epstein Chicco Foxman Oxholm & Ewing, Philadelphia, since 1970, member executive committee, since 1997.

      Board directors Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia, vice chair, 1990-1992, 99—, chair, 1992-1994, secretary, 1996-1998. Delegate Third Circuit Judicial Conference, 1991. Member Zoning Board of Adjustment of City of Philadelphia, 1986-1989.

      Presenter educational program of plaintiffs employment panel United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1990-1998. Co-course planner and presenter Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1993, panelist annual employment law institute, 1995, 96, 99.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1966, Pennsylvania 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.

    Works

    • Editor: Consolidated Laws of Ethiopia, 1972, Consolidated Legislation of Addis Ababa, 1970. Also articles on Ethiopian law.

    Membership

    Board directors Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, since 1983, Committee for Dignity and Fairness Homeless Shelter, Inc., 1985-1990, Homeless Advocacy Project, since 1998. President Central Germantown Community Development Corporation, Philadelphia, 1982-1984, 88-92. Chair Mount Airy Community Services Corporation, Philadelphia, since 1993.

    Chairman Philadelphia Committee on City Policy, 1978-1981. President Energy Cooperative Association, Philadelphia, 1985-1990. Board trustees First United Methodist Church, Germantown, 1983-1984.

    Co-chair Pennsylvania's Campaign for Choice, 1991-1995. Accredited official observer South African Election, 1994. Member American Bar Association (panelist section of labor and employment law anniversary celebration 1995), Philadelphia Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, National Employment Lawyers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Constant, August 25, 1962. Children; Susannah Constant, Rebecca Henszey.
    • father: Joseph Neff Ewing
    • mother: Anne Henszey (Ashton) Ewing
    • spouse: Anne Constant
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