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Philadelphia, PA – June 14, 2012 - Pepper Hamilton LLP partner Mark Blaskey has been appointed president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Endowments Corporation.
Mr. Blaskey is a partner in Pepper’s Philadelphia office and chairman of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on counseling high net worth individuals and large closely held businesses in estate planning and business succession planning.
Mr. Blaskey is active in a number of other civic and charitable organizations. He chairs Temple University’s Planned Giving Advisory Council, is a member of the board of directors of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, and is a member of the AIPAC Greater Philadelphia Leadership Council and the Philadelphia Scholars Advisory Committee. He is a past president of Beth Sholom Congregation in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Blaskey also serves on many other committees of the Jewish Federation, including the Center for Jewish Life and Learning Board.
About the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
The mission of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is to mobilize financial and volunteer resources to address the community’s most critical priorities in Philadelphia, Israel and overseas. The Jewish Federation manages the largest pool of endowment-related assets within the local Jewish community, with assets of over $190 million and dispenses grants of more than $15 million annually.
About Pepper Hamilton
Pepper Hamilton LLP is a multi-practice law firm with more than 500 lawyers nationally. The firm provides corporate, litigation and regulatory legal services to leading businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit organizations and individuals throughout the nation and the world. The firm was founded in 1890.