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Michael R. Moravec, Esq.

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Michael R. Moravec currently serves as a member of the Kenmore Mercy Foundation Emeriti Board.  Prior to this position, Michael was an active member of the Foundation Board of Trustees for 28 years and served as President from 1996 to 2004. Michael retired from his role on the Board and from his longtime position as a partner at Phillips Lytle in 2013. He joined Phillips Lytle in 1974 and became a partner in 1982.

Michael is originally from Winona, Minnesota & earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his Law Degree at the University of Chicago Law School. 

Prior to his retirement, Michael served as an adjunct professor at Hilbert College and had taught at the Cornell School of Industrial Relations.  In addition to his long running history with the Kenmore Mercy Foundation, Michael has served on the United Way House of Delegates. He was a member on the Board of Trustees for Ronald McDonald House of Western New York for several years and served as President of the Board in 2009 and 2010.  He was also a member of the Board of Trocaire College, where he chaired the Institutional Advancement Committee.

In 2003, Michael was honored at Kenmore Mercy Foundation's A Tribute to Angels event with the presentation of the Sister Mary Mechtilde Memorial Award.  This award was established in 1980 by the Kenmore Mercy Foundation. The award honors outstanding individuals in the community who have demonstrated a dedication to community service, visionary leadership, excellence in medical care and the ideals of unselfish service towards others – qualities exemplified by Sister Mary Mechtilde O'Connor, RSM, foundress and first administrator of Kenmore Mercy Hospital.

Michael was recognized for his dedication and hardwork when he received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award at A Tribute to Angels. The Lifetime Achievement Award was created in 2008 to honor a past recipient of the Sister Mary Mechtilde Memorial Award who continues to remain active and supportive of the Foundation, the hospital and our community today.