With: Tanya Villanueva Tepper, Debbie Almontaser, Tim Brown, Nicholas Chirls
, Charles Cook, Larry Courtney, Joseph Keenan, Brian Lyons, Ling Young.
Congratulations to Andrew Chirls
on his appointment as chancellor of Philadelphia's bar association [Transitions, February 1].
was named Textile Group Editor for HFN in October 1998 after nearly three years as Textile News Editor for Womens Wear Daily, also a Fairchild publication.
Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, and Andrew Chirls
, Partner at Wolf, Block, Schorr, & Solis-Cohen, in Philadelphia.
We spend a lot of time at Betaworks thinking about how data might be used to inform social discovery," stated Nicholas Chirls
, an investor at Betaworks.
ELECTED: Andrew Chirls
, as vice-chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, announced December 11, Following his vice-chancellor term, Chirls
will serve as chancellor of the bar association in 2005--making him the first openly gay chancellor of a regional bar association.
today sent the following letter to Mayor John F.
Chirls, a litigation partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP, was elected Vice Chancellor of the 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association yesterday by the Association's membership, which means that in 2005 he will become the first openly gay attorney to serve as Chancellor of America's oldest chartered metropolitan bar association.
Chirls, 46, will serve as Vice Chancellor of the Association in 2003, as Chancellor-Elect in 2004, and automatically move up to the Chancellor's post the following year.
It is an honor to be elected to this post at such a challenging time," Chirls said.
A native of Maplewood, New Jersey, Chirls served as Chair of the Association's Board of Governors in 2000 and is currently Co-Chair of the Special Committee on Strategic Planning for the Bar Association.
Chirls has also been active in Philadelphia civic affairs outside the Bar Association, having been Chair of the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations and active on the board of the Prince Music Theater when it built its facility on Chestnut Street.