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WASHINGTON (June 24, 2011) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP today announced that Lewis S. Wiener, a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and New York offices and head of the firm's Financial Services Litigation Practice, has been elected to the Board of Directors of The University at Albany Foundation, Inc. at the State University of New York at Albany. Lew is a 1984 graduate of the university.
"Congratulations to Lew on his election to The University at Albany Foundation Board of Directors. Lew has been a leader in pro bono and community service, and I am certain he will add value to the University in this new role," said Mark D. Wasserman, Sutherland's Managing Partner.
The University at Albany Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation organized for the purpose of encouraging philanthropic contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other organizations in support of activities and programs of the University at Albany. Responsibility for governance of the Foundation is vested in a Board of Directors, comprised of alumni, community and University representatives.
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