We would like to congratulate Dave Emhardt on his 50th Anniversary with the firm. The firm celebrated Mr. Emhardt’s anniversary with a firm-wide gathering on April 30, 2009. Mr. Emhardt began working at Lockwood, Woodard, Smith & Weikart in 1959, which has evolved into Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, McNett & Henry LLP. Mr. Emhardt has been an integral part of the firm’s success over the years. He has seen the firm grow from 4 attorneys to over 30 and has seen the number of staff grow from 4 to over 40. Before joining the firm, Mr. Emhardt served as an Officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and was a Patent Attorney for Western Electric Company after graduating from Harvard Law School in 1955. Among his numerous accomplishments during his time with the firm, in February of 2006, Mr. Emhardt was honored as a Sagamore of the Wabash – the highest award in the State for civic achievement.
In his 50 year tenure, Mr. Emhardt has played a major role in maintaining our firm culture of excellence in a friendly environment. We are extremely grateful for his service, his leadership and the example he has set over the last 50 years.