On Friday, Oct. 17, the Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF) will present its 16th Annual Distinguished Award for Excellence to Peter J. Birnbaum, president and CEO of Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
The award, selected by the Illinois Bar Foundation’s board of directors, celebrates one attorney each year who has made a major contribution to law and society. Past winners include Mayor Richard M. Daley, Scott Turow, Mary A. Dempsey, Jerold S. Solovy, Joseph A. Power, Jr., Bernard M. Judge, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne M. Burke, and Newton N. Minow.
“We are honored to bestow our 16th Annual Distinguished Award for Excellence on Peter Birnbaum, a well-respected member of our legal community,” said David M. Anderson, executive director, Illinois Bar Foundation. “This award recognizes that leadership and philanthropy have always been at the forefront of Peter’s career.”