Norman P. Zarwin, a founder of the firm, recently retired after 56 years of practice. His practice focused on the areas of petroleum marketing, a unique niche, representing gasoline distributors and retailers from Maryland to New York; was involved in business and real estate transactional matters; and chaired the firm's non-profit practice group. He was also particularly involved in the establishment, representation and advising of associations including The Alliance for Automotive Service Providers of Pennsylvania, The South Asian Business Association, and the Service Station and Automotive Repair Association of Pennsylvania/Delaware.
In addition, Norman's entrepreneurial spirit led him to become involved in various business enterprises including car washes, gasoline stations, a strip shopping center, other real estate ventures, orange groves and an auto parts wholesale business. He was the Chairman and a founder of U-GO Stations, Inc., an exciting venture, developing and establishing electric vehicle charging station infrastructure in various U.S. geographic areas and in the Caribbean, as well as solar power to create the electricity not only for the charging stations but for other energy requirements.
Norman has been involved in a wide variety of community activities serving as president, chairman of the board and/or member of the board of directors over a 50 year period including University Lodge, B'nai B'rith; Golden Slipper Club & Charities; Jewish National Fund Council of Philadelphia; Society for the Jewish Aged; Golden Slipper Club Uptown Home for the Aged; Golden Slipper Center For Seniors; and Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. He had served as Chairman of the Scholarship Foundation of the Union League and has played a leading role in the establishment of a scholarship program for the Golden Slipper Club & Charities. He has served as chairman of numerous fund raising committees for various charitable organizations. Also, Norman has played a major role in reorganizing several dormant charities which are now serving the community in a major manner. In addition, he served on the Board of Directors of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life and was Chairman of the Philadelphia Region American Friends of Magen David Adom (the Israeli equivalent to the Red Cross).
Norman has received several awards including the Golden Slipper Club & Charities Gold Medallion Award of Achievement, Pennsylvania Delaware Service Station Dealers Service Award, Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Nursing Homes for the Aged Distinguished Trustee of the Year, South Asian Business Association Award of Appreciation and Magen David Adom Lifeline Humanitarian Award.
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