Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Anti-Defamation League Honors Two Attorneys
By a MetNews Staff Writer
The Anti-Defamation League will honor Los Angeles attorney Arthur N. Greenberg and Beverly Hills attorney Samuel Freshman at its annual dinner celebration Dec. 10, the organization has announced.
Greenberg, a founding partner of Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP, will receive the groupís Jurisprudence Award, while Freshman, a founding partner of the Beverly Hills real estate law firm Freshman, Marantz, Orlanski, Cooper and Klein, will share the groupís Humanitarian Award with his wife, Ardyth Freshman.
The organization said yesterday that Greenberg, also the former president of the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles County, was being honored for his activism and leadership in several national and local Jewish organizations.
Admitted to the State Bar in 1953, he attended college and law school at UCLA.
The group also said that Freshman and his wife were being honored for their initiation and underwriting of the ADLís Bearing Witness program for the past six years in Los Angeles.
The program is a partnership with the Archdiocese of Los Angelesí Department of Catholic Schools that provides training to Catholic school teachers, seminarians and priests in order to teach about the history of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust.
Freshman attended college and law school at Stanford University, and was admitted to the State Bar in 1957.
The keynote speaker for the celebration, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills and begin at 6:30 p.m., will be University of California President Mark G. Yudof. Master of Ceremonies is Phil Keoghan, Emmy-winning host of televisionís The Amazing Race.
Tickets for the event are available through the ADL website and are $450 per person. Proceeds help ADL projects combating bigotry, prejudice and anti-Semitism.
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