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Dave Scriven-Young Elected to Chicago Bar Association Board of Managers

My law firm, Peckar & Abramson, P.C., recently issued a press release congratulating me on being elected to the Chicago Bar Association Board of Managers:


 NEW YORK—July 17, 2014 – Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that David J. Scriven-Young, Senior Associate in the firm’s Chicago office, has been elected to serve on the Chicago Bar Association (CBA) Board of Managers. Mr. Scriven-Young will serve a two-year term as one of 24 CBA board members.

Leading the CBA with Chicago’s Legal Elite

Mr. Scriven-Young was sworn in to the CBA Board of Managers on Thursday, June 26, 2014. He will help lead the association and contribute to the development of its ongoing policies and programming as well as the management of its operating budget.The CBA Board of Managers consists of 24 total members of Chicago’s legal elite, including a federal district court judge, two judges from the Circuit Court of Cook County and several general counsels from both non-profit and for-profit companies. The Board includes 16 members elected by the membership and 6 officers including the President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and Immediate Past President. Mr. Scriven-Young joins seven other new managers on the 2014-2015 CBA board.

About David J. Scriven-Young

David J. Scriven-Young is a senior litigation associate primarily in the Environmental Law, Construction and Commercial Litigation Practices at Peckar & Abramson. Mr. Scriven-Young’s environmental expertise includes handling Superfund cases and wrongful death, personal injury and property damage claims arising out of underground storage tank leaks, spills of chlorinated solvents and other chemical releases. Mr. Scriven-Young regularly speaks and publishes on environmental and construction law issues. He is the author of the “Illinois Environmental Law Blog” (, which provides news and updates on cases, laws and regulations involving Illinois environmental issues. In 2011, the LexisNexis Environmental Law & Climate Change Community named his blog one of the “Top 50 Blogs for Environmental Law & Climate Change.”

Mr. Scriven-Young’s construction expertise includes prosecution and defense of mechanic’s lien actions, payment and performance bond claims, breach-of-contract actions, breach-of-warranty claims, delay and inefficiency claims, contract terminations and other matters. He also has significant expertise defending claims against actions involving personal injuries at job sites.

About The Chicago Bar Association

Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the oldest and most active metropolitan bar associations in the United States. The association’s voluntary membership of 22,000 consists largely of lawyers and judges from Cook County and the State of Illinois. The association establishes and maintains the honor and dignity of the profession of the law and to promote the general welfare of the members thereof, particularly by sponsoring and supporting continuing legal education programs covering new developments in all fields of law. They also strive to cultivate social relationships among its members and to increase the usefulness of the legal profession in promoting the due administration of justice and the public good.

About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

Peckar & Abramson, P.C. maintains offices in New York, New Jersey, Florida, California, Washington, D.C., Illinois, Georgia and Pennsylvania, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL), London and China. In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters. The firm’s website can be found at


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