CARLISLE -- The board of governors of The Dickinson School of Law of Penn State elected H. Laddie Montague Jr. chairman at its Oct. 15 meeting. Montague, a 1963 law school graduate, succeeds LeRoy Zimmerman, former Pennsylvania attorney general. Montague is managing principal and shareholder of Berger and Montague P.C., in Philadelphia and chairman of the firm's antitrust department. He has been a supporter of the school, including serving on the law school board since 1994.
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. He was named one of the country's top antitrust attorneys for 2003-04 by Chambers USA's American Leading Business Lawyers, according to a law school news release. Montague was co-trial counsel for plaintiffs in the mandatory punitive damage class action in the Exxon Valdez oil spill litigation.