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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Tax Shareholder Leonard L. Silverstein was mentioned in the legal edition of Bisnow for receiving the French Legion of Honor. Leonard was awarded the French Legion of Honor, the highest decoration given by the French government on March 26 at the French Embassy in Washington. He was presented with the second highest degree ranking Commandeur, for his involvement in the French-American Cultural Foundation. For more than 15 years, Leonard has helped the foundation to become the leading force promoting French culture in the mid-Atlantic region. The award is based on a decision by the Legion of Honor committee in Paris, through the French Embassy and the French Foreign Affairs ministry. The Legion of Honor was created in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte to reward exceptional accomplishments and great services rendered to France. 

Read the mention in Bisnow – “Leonard Silverstein Honored for Contribution to French-American Relations” (Bisnow, April 9, 2015)