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BASF Foundation Announces Four New Directors

August 7, 2007 - San Francisco - The  Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF)  Foundation recently announced the appointment of four new members to its board of directors.

Peter H. Carson is a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP. His practice focuses on representing domestic and foreign banks, commercial finance lenders and other institutional lenders. Fey Epling, of Drinker Biddle LLP, is past President of BASF's Barristers Club. Epling is an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Stuart Plunkett is a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP. His practice focuses on complex business litigation, as well as consumer class action matters and a variety of commercial disputes. Martin Sabelli is a partner at Winston & Strawn LLP. His practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense and corporate internal investigations.

The four new board members will join current Foundation board members Lovely Dhillon, Law School Consortium Project; Clothilde Hewlett, K&L Gates; Peter Meier, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP; Tracy Salisbury, Shartsis Friese LLP; and Foundation President Thomas Worth, Law Offices of Thomas B. Worth.

The BASF Foundation is charged with raising funds for BASF's youth, diversity and charitable programs, including BASF's flagship Volunteer Legal Services Program (VLSP).


The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) is a nonprofit voluntary membership organization of over 8,000 attorneys, law students and legal professionals in the Bay Area. Founded in 1872, BASF is one of the largest and most dynamic metropolitan bar associations in the U.S., with a long and distinguished record of community action, public service and service to the legal profession.

Questions about media relations, BASF issues currently in the news, San Francisco Attorney magazine, marketing and communications:

Ann Murphy, Director of Communications & Public Relations
(415) 782-9000 x8792

For general communications inquiries:

Sayre Happich, Assistant Director of Communications & Public Relations
(415) 782-9000 x8104