Forsten Selected as a 2019 Governor's Volunteer Award Recipient
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys in 16 offices, today announced that Partner Richard Forsten, of the Wilmington, Delaware office, was selected as a 2019 Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipient by the Delaware State Office of Volunteerism and Governor John Carney.
Richard was selected for his significant contribution, engagement and impact in multiple areas. He has served on the School Board of the Appoquinimink School District since 2011, and has served as its President since 2015. He is a past president of Middletown, Delaware’s historic Everett Theatre, where he is still an active volunteer. He is a current board member of the Ministry of Caring in Wilmington, Delaware, and a past board member of Goodwill of Delaware and the Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. He has also been recognized by the Delaware Supreme Court for exemplary pro bono public service.
Richard's law practice is focused on land use, commercial real estate, administrative law and business litigation both at the trial and appellate level. He is a past president of the Delaware State Bar Association, and still serves on its Executive Committee. He has been ranked by Chambers as one of Delaware’s "Leading Lawyers for Real Estate/Land Use" since 2003.
The 2019 Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards will be presented in Dover, Delaware on October 29.