June 3, 2015
Century City partner Scott Edelman has been selected as the 35th Learned Hand Award honoree by the Los Angeles chapter of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) in recognition of his sustained and deep commitment to the community. The Judge Learned Hand Award was established in memory of Judge Learned Hand, Senior Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 1924 to 1951. The award is presented to outstanding leaders in the legal profession who exemplify the high principles for which Judge Learned Hand was renowned. Edelman currently serves on the board of directors for the Alliance for Children’s Rights, Bet Tzedek, and the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in Los Angeles – and is a former chairman of the board for KCET Public Television. He also serves on the AJC Los Angeles’s Board of Directors and has recently returned from several countries as a participant in AJC’s National Diplomatic Delegation. The award was presented at AJC’s annual Judge Learned Hand Award Dinner on June 3, 2015.