Franklin J. Riesenburger, Flaster Greenberg shareholder and head of the firm's Environmental Department, has been elected chair of the board of directors of Israel Elwyn, an international non-profit organization headquartered in Jerusalem, Israel, serving persons with disabilities.
A highly regarded environmental law attorney, Mr. Riesenburger is a former adjunct professor of environmental law at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. He writes and lectures frequently on topics involving environmental litigation and regulation. Mr. Riesenburger received his J.D. in 1971 from the University of Chicago, and is a 1968 cum laude graduate of American University.
Israel Elwyn traces its roots to Elwyn, Inc., recognized nationally and internationally for expertise in the education and care of individuals with special needs. Israel Elwyn was established as a separate entity in 1997, and is a member agency of the International Association of Jewish Vocational Services (IAJVS) and of Inclusion International.
Mr. Riesenburger is also a member of the national board of Elwyn, Inc., and served for 12 years on the board of directors of Elwyn, New Jersey.
- Franklin Riesenburger