22 August – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Neil Boyden Tanner was recently named Associate General Counsel – International and a member of the Executive Leadership Council of ARAMARK Corporation. Mr. Tanner had been an attorney at Pepper Hamilton LLP, where he concentrated his practice in a variety of international matters, including securities, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and licensing transactions. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Temple University School of Law where he teaches International Business Planning.
Mr. Tanner has significant international experience. He is currently the United States delegate to the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (“AIJA” or the International Young Lawyers Association) and has worked in Japan, Greece, New Zealand and throughout the United Kingdom. In addition to AIJA, Mr. Tanner is active in several other international organizations, including the British American Business Council and the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, serving on the executive committee and board of directors of each. The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly previously named Mr. Tanner as one of “50 on the Fast Track”, among lawyers under the age of 40. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the International Committee of the 2005 Mid-Atlantic Venture Conference and is a member of the International Advisory Committee for BIO 2005.
Mr. Tanner received his Juris Doctor and Advanced Graduate Certificate in East Asian Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, a Certificate in International Maritime Law from the University of the Aegean in Rhodes, Greece, a Masters of Governmental Administration from the Fels Center of Government at the University of Pennsylvania, his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations–Political Economy from the College of William and Mary and a Certificate in Japanese Studies from Shoin University in Kobe, Japan. Mr. Tanner also completed law study in the Japanese language at the Tokyo campus of the Temple University School of Law. He speaks Japanese.
ARAMARK Corporation is a world leader in providing award-winning food and facilities management services to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, international and domestic corporations, as well as providing uniform and career apparel. ARAMARK was ranked number one in its industry in the 2005 FORTUNE 500 survey and was also named one of “America’s Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE magazine in 2005, consistently ranking since 1998 as one of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 242,500 employees serving clients in 20 countries.
Neil Boyden Tanner, Esq.