Monday, September 24, 2012

Jennings Strouss Attorney Richard Lieberman Appointed to American Heart Association’s Board of Directors

Jennings Strouss is pleased to announce that Richard Lieberman, a member in the firm's Phoenix office, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association's (AHA) Greater Phoenix Division.

"I am honored to have this opportunity to help the American Heart Association continue its critical role in research, educationand legislative initiatives impacting the heart and stroke health of all Arizonans," said Lieberman."The work of the AHA impacts so many lives, and the Board continuously strives to broaden its reach."

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Its dedication to reducing heart disease and stroke is approached through education, research and advocacy. Here in Phoenix, the AHA has a rich tradition of fighting heart disease and stroke. The organization has received tremendous success. Most work places in Arizona are smoke free, the redesigned Halle Heart Children's Museum educates more than 30,000 elementary school students each year, and more Valley residents than ever receive powerful information about heart healthy living.

"The AHA seeks to touch the lives of each of us through its myriad of events and programs, like the Heart Walk, Jump Rope for Heart, Go Red for Women, the Heart Ball,and My Life Check, just to name a few," Lieberman said."The goal is to improve the quality of lives, not just prolong them," he continued.

Richard Lieberman is Chair of the firm's Corporate, Securities and Finance Department and serves on the firm's Management Committee. He has extensive experience in a broad range of business law issues, including mergers and acquisitions, securities, corporate governance, finance and banking, employment, executive compensation, bankruptcy and corporate restructuring, litigation and legislation.

He earned a J.D. from the University of Illinois School of Law and a B.A. also from the University of Illinois.
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