Ulmer & Berne congratulates Michael N. Ungar, partner and litigation department chair, on receiving ORT America’s Jurisprudence Award for 2016. Mr. Ungar was honored alongside fellow Jurisprudence Award recipient Jonathan B. Leiken, Diebold’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, at ORT America’s annual ceremony.
Founded in 1880 in St. Petersburg, ORT provided education to equip Russia’s impoverished Jewish community with employable skills. Since then, the organization has evolved into one of the largest non-governmental education and training organizations in the world with activities in Israel, the Baltic and CIS, Latin America, Europe, North America, Africa and Asia . It is a non-profit, not-political organization that serves many by meeting the educational and competitive needs of today’s society.
The ORT America Jurisprudence Award is ORT’s highest national award presented to members of the legal community whose professional and personal lives have:
- Substantially improved the quality of life for their fellow human beings,
- Created role models for others to emulate, and
- Established new directions for the enhancement of their profession and their community