PITTSBURGH, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, is pleased to announce that Bonita Springs-based attorney Jason Korn was recently elected chairman of the board of directors of the Edison State College Foundation.
"On behalf of the firm, I am pleased to congratulate Jason on this appointment," said Jack Elliott, president and CEO of Cohen & Grigsby. "Being elected as chairman of the board speaks volumes to Jason's passion and ongoing commitment to the Edison State College Foundation. At Cohen & Grigsby, we encourage our staff to become actively involved in the community, and Jason is a prime example of this."
Korn is a director in the firm's Litigation and Construction practice groups and has spent the majority of his 19-year legal career focusing on the areas of complex business and commercial litigation. Most recently, he was recognized by Best Lawyers of America 2010 in three categories: Commercial Litigation, Construction Law and Bet-the-Company Litigation.
The Edison State College Foundation strives to advance the education and welfare of the College, its students, faculty and staff, along with the community it serves through positive community relations and the development of private funds and partnerships. It does so by providing student scholarships, support of academic programs, technology enhancements and new and improved facilities. The Foundation is managed by a voluntary board of directors of business and civic leaders from all five counties served by the College.
Edison State College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Baccalaureate degrees along with various certificate programs, and has three full campuses located in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties, and a center for Hendry/Glades counties.
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