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William Hill Brown, III

William Hill Brown, III, American lawyer.

Background

  • III, William Hill Brown, was born on January 19, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William H. Junior and Ethel L. (Washington) B.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Temple University, 1952;Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania, 1955.

    Career

    • Association, Norris, Schmidt, Philadelphia, 1955-1962;partner, Norris, Brown, Hall, Philadelphia, 1962-1968;partner, Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, Philadelphia, since 1974;member Executive Committee, Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, Philadelphia, 1983-1987;chief of frauds, District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1968;deputy district attorney, District Attorney' General’ s Office, 1968;commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, 1968-1969;chairman, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1969-1973. Lecturer S.W. Legal Foundation, Practising Law Institute, National Institute Trial Advocacy. Board directors United Parcel Svc., Inc., since 1983, Lawyers Committee Civil Rights Under Law.

      Chairman Philadelphia Special Investigation Commission MOVE. President National Black Child Development, Inc., 1986-1990. Board directors Cmty.

      Legal Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1986. Member Executive Committee Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis, 1983-1987. Board of directors, member Executive Committee Lawyers Committee Civil Rights Under law, since 1977, co-chair, 1991-1993.

      Member Commision on Commercial Operation of the United States Customs Svc., 1994-1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Middle States Colleges and Secondary Schools, 1983-1989, Main Line Academy, 1982—2002, National Senior Citizens Law Center, 1988-1994. Member national board governors American Heart Association, 1994-1996, member audit committee, member public affairs policy committee, board directors, 1986-1994, member audit committee, member public affairs policy committee. Member advisory committee on appellate court rules Supreme Court Pennsylvania, 1989-1995.

    Member Philadelphia Board Ethics, since 2010. With United States Air Force, 1946-1948. Fellow International Academy Trial Lawyers, American Law Institute.

    Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association (Fidelity award 1990), District of Columbia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (A. Leon Higginbotham Lifetime Achievement award 2011), Federal Bar Association, National Bar Association, Inter-American Bar Association, World Association Lawyers (founding member), American Arbitration Association (past board directors), Barrister's Association Philadelphia, Inc. (J. Austin Norris award 1987), Citizens Commission on Civil Rights, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (board directors legal defense and educational fund), Alpha Phi Alpha (Recognition award 1969), Pennsylvania Bar Association (A. Leon Higginbotham Junior Lifetime Achievement Award 2011). Honorary member, United Parcel Service Legal Department, 2003.

    Connections

    • Married Sonya Morgan Brown, August 29, 1952 (divorced 1975). 1 child, Michele D.; Married D. June Hairston, July 29, 1975. 1 child, Jeanne-Marie.
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