Metropolitan News-Enterprise


Thursday, November 15, 2007


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Santa Monica Attorney to Be Honored by Anti-Defamation League


By JIM RIGGIO, Staff Writer


Santa Monica attorney Marshall B. Grossman and his wife Marlene Grossman will be honored by the Anti-Defamation League with its Jurisprudence and Justices Award for 2007, the organization said yesterday.

The award will be presented Dec. 1 at the ADL’s 2007 Los Angeles Celebration at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The group will also present a Humanitarian Award to philanthropists Fred and Lenore Kayne.

Marshall Grossman, who is a member the Commission of Judicial Performance  and was its past chairman, recently joined the national law firm of Bingham McCutchen.

Duke University law professor Erwin Chemerinsky, who in 2008 is slated to become the dean at the Donald Bren School of Law at UC Irvine, will be the keynote speaker.

“Marlene and I are pleased to share the event with our co-honorees and Erwin Chemerinsky,’’ Marshall Grossman told the MetNews. “The ADL is a premier human rights organization. The event will be a celebration of its success and contribution to the community, both here and throughout the U.S.”

Marshall Grossman received his undergraduate degree from UCLA and his law degree from USC, and has been a leading figure in legal, civic, and religious community activities for many years.

Marlene Grossman received her masters degree from UCLA in urban planning and is a graduate of its landscape architecture program. She is the founder and former executive director of Pacoima Beautiful, which serves the Northeast San Fernando Valley, and is an advocate for environmental education.


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