Dean’s Leadership Forum Features the Tierney Brothers
Web Editor - Published: September 18, 2009
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Dean Linda Ammmons and Brian Tierney, '87 at the Philadelphia Inquirer headquarters in 2008

On Monday, September 21st, Widener Law Dean Linda L. Ammons will welcome Brian P. Tierney ’87, Kevin C. Tierney ’82, and Michael J. Tierney ’93 to Widener Law’s Delaware Campus for the annual Dean’s Leadership Forum. From 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. in The Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom, Dean Ammons will interview the Tierney brothers in a talk-show style setting to discuss the qualities found in a leader.

Brian P. Tierney, Esq. is the Chief Executive of Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC and publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he received his J.D. from Widener Law in 1987. He has worked for the Republican National Committee, served as president and CEO of the public relations division of Lewis Gilman & Kynett, and he founded the Tierney Group. In 2005, he founded Philadelphia Media Holdings LLC to buy The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and philly.com.

Kevin C. Tierney, Esq. earned his J.D. from Widener Law in 1982 and went on to found his own Law Firm, the Law Office of Kevin C. Tierney, located on Broad Street. Michael J. Tierney, Esq. graduated from Denison University and earned his J.D. from Widener Law in 1993. He is now a Partner at the Law Firm of Dilworth Paxson LLP in Philadelphia, where he is the Co-Chair of the Media Law Practice Group.

All students are invited and encouraged to attend. The event will be broadcast to the Harrisburg campus as well.