Case School of Law inducts 11 new members into Society of Benchers
The Case Western Reserve University School of Law has inducted 11 new members into its Society of Benchers, including nine alumni of the school, a faculty member, and a public member.
“It is a pleasure to welcome these distinguished individuals into the Society of Benchers,” said Gerald Korngold, dean and McCurdy Professor of Law. “Their outstanding achievements exemplify the best traditions of our profession and are deserving of this honor.”
The alumni inductees are:
Leonard R. Stein-Sapir, Class of 1963, chairman and chief executive officer of Morgan’s Foods, Inc., a national franchisee operating over 100 restaurants in six states, including KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and A & W restaurants. He is also chairman and chief executive officer of Mortgage Information Services, Inc.
The new faculty inductee is Kevin C. McMunigal, the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law and a member of the law school’s faculty since 1986. The new public member is Stephen J. Brogan, managing partner of the law firm Jones Day and former partner-in-charge of the firm’s Washington office.
The Society of Benchers began in 1962 with the vision of three men, Professor Oliver Schroeder, Jr., Wendell Falsgraf, class of 1928; and Norman Sugarman, class of 1940. Since its founding, the Society of Benchers has become one of the law school’s most revered societies, and has inducted 251 alumni, 38 public members, 21 faculty and numerous ex-officio members including current and former deans of the law school and presidents of the University.
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