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William H. Ewing, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Civil Litigation, Federal Litigation, Employment Law, Zoning Law. Member of Connolly Epstein Chicco Foxman, Engelmeyer & Ewing A Professional Corporation.

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

Haverford School; Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1961). University of Pennsylvania (Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1965).

Career

Worked at Connolly Epstein Chicco Foxman, Engelmeyer & Ewing A Professional Corporation (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in General Practice. Civil Litigation, Environmental, Real Estate, Employment, Civil Rights, Taxation, Estates and Trusts, Bankruptcy, Insurance, Corporate, Securities and Banking. Admitted to the bar, 1966, District of Columbia.

1970, Pennsylvania.

Order of the Coif. Case Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1964-1965. Editor, Consolidated Laws of Ethiopia, 1972.

Lecturer, 1966-1969; Assistant Professor, 1969-1970, Haile Sellassie I University Faculty of Law, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Law Clerk to Judge Warren E. Burger, United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1965-1966.

Member: Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment, 1986-1989, Board of Directors. Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition. Chair, Connolly Epstein Employment Law Department and Executive Committee Member.

Member: Philadelphia (Co-Chair, Zoning and Land Use Committee, 1993—), Federal and American Bar Associations. The firm was founded in the late 1960's by a small group of young lawyers who had achieved academic distinction during law school and who had worked for various well-established large law firms and in government positions but who wanted to practice in a small-firm setting. The firm continues to limit its hiring to those whose superior achievements suggest outstanding promise in the practice of law.

Connolly Epstein's practice is concentrated in five areas: (1) Litigation, including complex commercial, environmental, employment, civil rights, insurance and surety, premises liability, products liability, securities, ADR and mediation, franchising, antitrust, construction, bankruptcy/creditors' rights, defamation/First Amendment, real estate and municipal matters. (2) Business Law, including a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial law services to small and medium size businesses, as well as specialized services to larger clients -- principally in securities matters, estates and trusts, taxation disputes and tax planning, commercial financing, bankruptcy, reorganization and mergers and acquisitions: (3) Environmental Law, including representation in federal and state administrative and judicial matters and counseling with respect to environmental objectives and obligations. (4) Real Estate, including financing, development, construction, leasing, sales and debt restructuring.

And (5) Employment, representing employers, executives and others facing hiring, discipline and termination problems, including employment contracts, restrictive covenants, discrimination, sexual harassment, privacy rights, AIDS, ADA, ERISA AND FMLA.

Membership

Board of directors Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, since 1983, Committee for Dignity and Fairness Homeless Shelter, Inc., 1985-1990, Homeless Advocacy Project, since 1998. President Control Germantown Cmty. Development Corporation, Philadelphia, 1982-1984, 88-92.

Chair Mount Airy Cmty. Superior vena cava syndrome Corporation, Philadelphia, since 1993. Chairman Philadelphia Committee on City Policy, 1978-1981.

President Energy Cooperative Association, Philadelphia, 1985-1990. Board of 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.