Frank Menaker and Tom Sager Join Board; Lance Wilson Appointed to Council

Frank H. Menaker, Jr., Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Thomas L. Sager, Vice President and Assistance General Councsel of the DuPont Company, have been elected to Atlantic Legal’s Board of Directors. Lance H. Wilson, Senior Vice President for American Property Financing, Inc., has been appointed to Atlantic Legal’s Advisory Council.
Mr. Menaker, a graduate of Wilkes University and the Washington College of Law at American University, joined Martin Marietta Corporation in 1970 as an Assistance General Counsel for aerospace operations. He was appointed General Counsel of Martin Marietta in 1981 and, after the 1995 combination of Martin Marietta and Lockheed Corporation in a merger of equals, was elected Senior Vice President and General Counsel in 1996.
Mr. Menager is a past Chair of the ABA Public Contract Law Section, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Chamber Litigation Center, and a member of the Steering Committee for Human Rights First.
Tom Safer serves as Chief Litigation Counsel for DuPont and helped pioneer DuPont’s Convergence and Law Firm Partnering Program. Though his leadership, this program has become a benchmark in the industry and has received national acclaim for its innovative approach to the business of practicing law. Mr Sager received his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1976 and began his career with DuPont in August of that year.
Mr. Sager serves as a board member for the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, Delaware Law Related Education Center, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Overseers, Widener University School of Law, and the Law Board of Visitors, Wake Forest University School of Law.
The Minority Corporate Counsel Association awarded Mr. Sager its first "The Thomas L. Sager Award" in recognition of his individual efforts and achievement to promote diversity in the legal profession. Mr. Sager is also the recipient of the American Bar Association’s "2001 Spirit of Excellence Award."
Lance H. Wilson is Senior Vice President of American Property Financing in New York City, a firm specializing in multifamily housing developments using the Fannie Mae, Freddir Mac, and FHA programs.
A graduate of Hunter College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Mr. Wilson has served as Executive Assistance ot the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban development, and as President of the New York City Housing Development Corporation.