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Stradley Ronon Senior Counsel Receives The Legal Intelligencer Lifetime Achievement Award

June 08, 2015
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Senior Counsel Bennett G. Picker received The Legal Intelligencer’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award on May 20. The award honors individuals who have had a distinct impact on the legal profession in the state.

Picker has been recognized by leading national and international organizations as a visionary and pioneer in the growing field of alternative dispute resolution. Using his decades of experience as both a mediator and arbitrator in business disputes and as a trainer in mediation and negotiations, he wrote one of the definitive books on mediation and currently serves on the boards of most of the leading mediation organizations in the United States, Europe and Asia. He has successfully resolved several hundred domestic and international disputes with a cumulative value of several billion dollars. Picker’s achievements were recognized in 2010 when the American Bar Association awarded him their prestigious “Lawyer as Problem Solver Award” for his “unprecedented insight and pioneering efforts to change the landscape of dispute resolution in America.” He has also been a leader in the Philadelphia community and the Philadelphia Bar Association for more than four decades.

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Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With seven offices throughout the mid-Atlantic region, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.
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