Since it began, the Mural Arts Program has produced more than 3,600 murals which have become a cherished part of the civic landscape…
David B. Pudlin, President and CEO of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, the non-profit arm of The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. As Chair, Pudlin will lead the board’s efforts to raise funds and provide support to Philadelphia’s nationally-recognized Mural Arts Program.
Pudlin concentrates his practice in tax law, estate planning, and business/employment law, and is a member of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council. He has served as a lecturer in law at Temple University School of Law and as a faculty member of several Pennsylvania Bar Institute seminars. He has authored numerous tax papers and has served as Chair of the Federal Tax Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association Tax Section and as Editor in Chief of the Tax Section newsletter. Pudlin also served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Tax Section and as a member of that body’s Governing Council, as Chair of both the Large Law Firm and Mid-Size Law Firm Management Committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and as an Executive Committee member of the Association’s Probate Section.
In addition to his long service with Mural Arts Advocates, Pudlin serves as a director of the Anti-Defamation League, for which he is a past Chairman of the Board, and as a Board Member of the Bryn Mawr Film Institute. He also served on the boards of several other non-profit organizations and completed seven years as a Trustee of The Baldwin School.
Pudlin earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1974, and earned his BA, magna cum laude with Exceptional Distinction in Economics, from Yale University in 1971.
About the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program:
The Mural Arts Program is the non-profit arm of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. Since it began, the Mural Arts Program has produced more than 3,600 murals which have become a cherished part of the civic landscape and a great source of inspiration to the millions of residents and visitors who encounter them each year. Mural Arts’ award-winning art education programs annually serve 1,800 youth at neighborhood sites throughout the city, and its programs are offered free and are targeted to at-risk youth. Educational programs use an intensive curriculum that involves mural-making as a dynamic means to engage youth and to teach transferable life and job skills such as taking personal responsibility, teamwork, and creative problem-solving.