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Ronald L. Richman to Receive Andrew C. Hecker Memorial Award from American Bar Association

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section will honor Bullivant Houser Bailey PC attorney Ronald L. Richman with its Andrew C. Hecker Memorial Award.

The award, which recognizes the late Andrew C. Hecker of Philadelphia, is presented to those lawyers who have consistently demonstrated, and continue to demonstrate, the qualities of leadership, outreach, enthusiasm, professionalism and pride in TIPS and its accomplishments. The award will be presented at the ABA Annual Meeting in Boston on Saturday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m. during the James K. Carroll Leadership & Awards Dinner at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

"During the 20-plus years that he has actively served TIPS, Ron Richman has devoted countless hours to innumerable Section activities, including training the general committee leaders who create the core value of TIPS membership, and as an enthusiastic leader of our membership and diversity efforts," said Eugene G. Beckham, Chair of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section.

 "I have worked alongside Ron as a fellow lawyer, a member of TIPS and now in his role on the board of directors at Bullivant," said Loren Podwill, Bullivant president. "This is a great and well deserved honor for Ron and I join my fellow Bullivant lawyers, and the firm, in congratulating him."

Ron, a senior trial attorney with more than 28 years of experience, is a Shareholder and serves on the board of directors at Bullivant. He frequently litigates, arbitrates and mediates complex civil, commercial, general business and contract disputes in state and federal courts throughout California. In recognition of his skills in resolving complex litigation cases, Ron was nominated and appointed by the San Francisco Superior Court to serve as a panelist for the Court's Early Settlement Program. He was also selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers (2014, 2013 and 2010 — Business Litigation).

About Bullivant Houser Bailey PC
Bullivant Houser Bailey PC represents clients nationwide who rely upon our success as trial lawyers, our practical business advice and our expertise in insurance coverage. While we practice out of offices in the western U.S., our reputation is respected nationally, where we have managed client needs across many jurisdictions. Our clients tell us that our legal talents are matched by the service we provide them.

The ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section unites plaintiff, defense, insurance, and corporate counsel to advance the civil justice system. TIPS is a national source of expertise in tort, trial and insurance practice and brings lawyers together to share information and speak out on issues of importance. The section has about 25,000 members and over 30 general committees that focus on substantive and procedural matters in areas across the broad spectrum of civil law and practice. For more information about the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section visit the TIPS website, www.americanbar.org/tips.