Donor Profiles

H. Laddie Montague Jr. ’63 H. LADDIE MONTAGUE JR. ’63: MAKING A LASTING DIFFERENCE

One of Dickinson Law’s most distinguished and generous graduates, H. Laddie Montague Jr. ’63 won a class action after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, battled big tobacco, and earned recognition as one of the country’s most effective antitrust lawyers. Equally important to Montague is his work on behalf of Dickinson Law, both as a donor and the leader of several alumni organizations.

G. Bryan Salzmann ‘91 and James D. Hughes ‘90 FROM SPORTS TO TORTS, G. BRYAN SALZMANN ‘91 AND JAMES D. HUGHES ’90 STAY TOGETHER

Over the years, G. Bryan Salzmann ‘91 and James D. Hughes ’90 have carved out a successful law practice in central Pennsylvania focused on environmental, corporate, and municipal law. These partners met at Dickinson Law, where they became close over shared golf outings and softball games. They remain best friends, and they continue to support the law school, hiring many alumni and donating to the Graduate Scholarship Matching Program.

Melissa Scartelli '87 GOOD CAUSES MAKE THE GREATEST CASES FOR MELISSA SCARTELLI ’87

Melissa Scartelli ’87 became the first female partner at her law firm less than 10 years after graduating from Penn State’s Dickinson Law. She loved her job and could see herself doing it comfortably for years to come.

Dickinson Law FOR THE STEELE FAMILY, ALL ROADS LEAD BACK TO DICKINSON LAW

You may have seen Kevin Steele ’92 on cable news after winning convictions in the high-profile trials of comedian Bill Cosby and former PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The Montgomery County District Attorney has an impressive record behind him, and he credits Dickinson Law for everything from legal techniques to meeting his wife, Tracy Steele ’95, a real estate attorney who was a partner in the Philadelphia office of Morgan Lewis before forming Ferro Steele LLC.