Press Release

Duane Morris Partner James J. Holman Named 2014 "Volunteer of the Year" by the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

March 6, 2014

Jim HolmanPHILADELPHIA, March 6, 2014—Duane Morris is pleased to announce that partner James J. Holman has been selected as the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (PVLA) 2014 "Volunteer of the Year" in recognition of his nearly 25 years of pro bono service to PVLA and the metropolitan arts community. Holman will be honored with the award on May 13, 2014, at the annual celebration dinner of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, which will be held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

In its 29th year, the Arts & Business Council Awards Celebration brings together more than 600 business, legal and technology professionals, along with esteemed artists and leaders from the region's arts and cultural community, to honor outstanding leadership, innovation, volunteerism and partnerships in the support and service of the creative arts of greater Philadelphia.

Holman practices in the areas of commercial finance law, business reorganization, business and municipal insolvency, and complex asset planning. He represents institutional lenders, trust companies, insurance companies and businesses in a broad spectrum of transactions, including corporate finance, asset sales and planning structures, business restructuring and bankruptcy. Holman also provides advice on matters affecting wealth and asset planning for high net worth individuals.

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New York, Holman is a member of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Delaware State Bar Association, the Commercial Finance Association Education Foundation, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He is a 1989 graduate of Villanova University School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Villanova Law Review, and a summa cum laude graduate of DeSales University.

About the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia seeks to strengthen the creative sector, including arts, culture and for-profit creative businesses, by engaging the business, legal and technology communities; providing capacity-building services; and serving as a thought leader and a convener.

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