PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 08, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Frederick D. Lipman, Esq., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee and graduate of Harvard Law School, Mr. Lipman celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
A longtime attorney and partner at Blank Rome LLP, an international law firm, Mr. Lipman is esteemed for his expertise in counseling clients in various corporate and securities matters and family business law and achieved an international reputation in the field of corporate governance. Well-versed in such areas as mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, bankruptcy and workouts, he has been practicing at the Philadelphia office of the aforementioned firm since 1970. He has also found success with AEL Industries Inc. in Colmar, Pennsylvania as the corporate counsel between 1962 and 1969. Mr. Lipman has been active as a practicing attorney since 1960.
Mr. Lipman dedicated nearly 20 years of his career to the classroom. He notably taught a course in mergers and acquisitions at the Temple University Beasley School of Law between 1989 and 1994. Mr. Lipman provided his wealth of expertise on corporate finance at the University of Pennsylvania Law School from 1991 to 1999 before teaching a private equity course at the Wharton School of Business until 2003.
A prolific writer, Mr. Lipman has authored over 20 books over the past 25 years, beginning with "Going Public" in 1994, ranked as one of the top ten business books in the United States that year by Your Company magazine. Other books to his credit have included "Financing Your Business with Venture Capital" in 1998, "Valuing Your Business" in 2005, "The Family Business Guide in 2010," "Whistleblowers" in 2012, "Business Exit Strategies: Family-Owned and Other Businesses" in 2018 and "Enhanced Corporate Governance: Avoiding Unpleasant Surprises" in 2019. His 2006 book, "Corporate Governance Best Practices," has been utilized as a suggested or required read at the college level, both in the U.S. and at several universities abroad, while his book "Executive Compensation Best Practices," has been remarkably cited by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Lipman has contributed to close to 60 articles in various legal journals in his area of expertise as well.
Renowned for expertise on business law, Mr. Lipman has made numerous appearances on such prominent media news outlets as CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg. Moreover, he has been quoted in Forbes, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other noteworthy publications. Mr. Lipman has also lectured widely before institutions and professional law associations throughout New York and Pennsylvania and internationally throughout China, Thailand, India, Great Britain, Australia, Canada and Switzerland at the United Nations.
Separate from his legal work, Mr. Lipman has been an instrumental figure in his community on the board of trustees of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. He formerly participated on the board of directors for the Philadelphia Bezalel, the Walnut Street Theatre, the Philadelphia Geriatric Center and the Penjerdel Council. Mr. Lipman further flourished as a former member of the board of directors, a former executive committee member and the former chairman of the technology council of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Mr. Lipman initially graduated with a bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from Temple University. He concluded his studies at Harvard Law School, from which he obtained a Bachelor of Laws. Furthermore, Mr. Lipman has been admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New York, achieving the third highest mark in the Pennsylvania bar exam.
Aligned with several industry-related organizations in support of his professional endeavors, Mr. Lipman was the co-founder in 2003 and President until 2021 of the Association of Audit Committee Members, a nonprofit association promoting international best practices for audit committee members. He has also contributed to the Philadelphia Bar Association, for which he was appointed to the board of governors and as the chairman of the Business Law Section. Affiliated with the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Mr. Lipman is the past president of the Harvard Law School Association of Greater Philadelphia.
Mr. Lipman was honored as a Giant of the Bar by the Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Also recognized in the prestigious Wall Street Journal, he was selected for inclusion in the Philadelphia Inquirer as a Corporate Law Influencer, as well as among the Best Lawyers in the United States. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Lipman has been featured in over 50 editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in the East, and Who's Who in the World.
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