March 8, 2021, Washington D.C. – Coptic Orphans is proud to announce the appointment of Mark Morgan, Partner at the national law firm of Day Pitney LLP, to its Board of Directors.
“Mark brings undeniable talent to Coptic Orphans at an exciting time of growth for our organization,” said Nermien Riad, Executive Director of Coptic Orphans. “His decades of experience and keen legal acumen will be invaluable as we continue to fine-tune our operation to better serve the fatherless children of Egypt. I’m honored that Mark has accepted the invitation to work alongside the rest of the Board.”
In addition to his work as Partner at Day Pitney, a prominent East Coast law firm with 14 offices from Boston to Miami, Mark also serves on the Firm’s management committee and is responsible for assisting the Firm’s strategic growth initiatives.
Mark has a long and distinguished career in the field of business law, with nearly two decades of experience in the trial of jury and non-jury cases involving various business disputes and the resolution of legal crises occurring at the federal/state, criminal/civil and domestic/international levels. In that time, he has become a trusted advisor to companies within the Fortune 100. He serves as outside general counsel to a number of companies, including the largest privately held media company in the United States.
Mark is also a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo, as well as a professor of business ethics at the Sawiris School of Business. He worked as an adjunct professor of law at Seton Hall Law School from 2008 to 2012.
Mark currently serves on various civic and charitable organizations throughout New Jersey and New York, including the Rutgers University Center for Race, Security, and Rights and Life’s WORC and the Family Center for Autism.
In his free time, Mark is an active member of the US-Egyptian and Coptic communities in New Jersey, where he lives with his wife and three daughters.
With the addition of Mark Morgan as a member of our Board, Coptic Orphans is committed to continuing the rewarding work of its volunteers, staff, and sponsors in this new and exciting phase of its growth.
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