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Potter Anderson & Corroon Partner Honored with Humanitarian Award

May 25, 2011

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP is pleased to announce that Joshua W. Martin III has been honored with The James H. Gilliam, Jr. Humanitarian Award.  The award was presented at the Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League’s fourth annual Equal Opportunity Day Awards Celebration Dinner:  Lions and Legends – The Voice of Equity on May 19, 2011 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington.  Mr. Martin shares this award with his wife, Cynthia Martin.

The James H. Gilliam, Jr. Humanitarian Award recognizes outstanding commitment, dedication and contributions to the community and is presented to a Delawarean who made a significant contribution of time, effort and resources in support of the improved quality of life in the Wilmington community.

Mr. Martin concentrates his law practice on mediation and arbitration and on business counseling, particularly in the areas of telecommunications, public utilities and governmental relations.  He serves as chair of Potter Anderson's Diversity and Inclusion Committee, charged with enhancing the firm's ongoing diversity efforts.

The Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League (MWUL) was founded in 1999 by one of Delaware’s most noted civil rights leaders, James H. Gilliam, Sr. and over the years has built a reputation for strong policy research, principled advocacy and quality direct services in support of the Wilmington Community.  The MWUL envisions a community where people, from a wide array of backgrounds and experiences, contribute to and benefit from an alliance that is committed to action-oriented public policy research, and principled advocacy.