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Blank Rome’s James Quinlan Hosts GW’s Annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards

Blank Rome LLP Associate James J. Quinlan hosted the George Washington Alumni Association’s (“GWAA”) 54th Annual Alumni Outstanding Service Awards on April 15, 2015, at George Washington University’s Cloyd Heck Marvin Center in Washington, D.C. The GWAA is an internationally-based alumni association with over 250,000 members. Mr. Quinlan currently serves on the Executive Committee as Vice President for Awards for GWAA’s Board of Directors. 

This year’s ceremony honored the following 2015 recipients: Kenneth B. Chaletzky, President & CEO of Copy General; Laura Taddeucci Downs, GW Chair of the Council of Chairs; I. Allan From, Esquire, Partner of Howard, Stallings, From, Hutson, Atkins, Angell & Davis, P.A.; Howard L. Tischler, CEO and Founder of EverSafe; Frank Wong, ESIA BA '79, President, Asia for Scholastic Inc.; and Dr. Sylven S. Beck, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Pedagogy, GSEHD, who was awarded the Jane Ling Alumni Outstanding Service Award for a university employee. For additional information, visit

At Blank Rome, Mr. Quinlan concentrates his practice in complex tort litigation, with particular emphasis on matters arising from product liability, aviation, maritime, and other transportation accidents. He is also a member of the consumer financial services team for which he represents lenders and financial institutions in a variety of consumer finance litigation matters in federal and state court.