January 04, 2016

Jeff Weil returns to Sanctuary board

The board of directors at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, the world's oldest and largest, member-supported raptor conservation organization, has elected Jeff Weil to a four-year term on the board. Jeff previously served 12 years as a director, including five years as chairman.

A third-generation Hawk Mountain member, Weil is an attorney with the law firm Cozen O'Connor, where he sits on the board of directors and management committee. Prior to joining Cozen, he was a partner with Dechert LLP in Philadelphia, where he served on the executive committee and as chairman of its hiring committee.

Jeff is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is active in public service. He is a graduate of Leadership, Inc., a nonprofit program designed to select and train civic leaders of Philadelphia. He also has served at various times on United Way committees, Bar Association committees, the Princeton Schools Committee, and the Pennsylvania Wildlife Federations board.

Jeff earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1973, where he was one of five Woodrow Wilson School Scholars, and his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1976.

Jeff resides in Wayne with his wife and family.