Saul Behar '86 Joins University City Science Center as Vice President and General Counsel

Saul Behar has joined the University City Science Center as Vice President and General Counsel. Behar has worked for the Science Center as a consultant since January 2009. In addition to his role as General Counsel, Behar also has responsibility for government relations at the federal, state and city levels.

Behar brings to his new position nearly 25 years of experience as an attorney, senior executive and strategic advisor, managing sophisticated corporate, real estate and securities transactions for both early-stage and established companies in diverse fields. Most recently, Behar was a partner at Wolf Block LLP in Philadelphia. Prior to that, he served as General Counsel at Provident Senior Living Trust, a privately owned real estate investment trust based in Princeton, New Jersey that owned 68 senior housing facilities in 19 states. Before joining Provident, Behar served as General Counsel at Keystone Property Trust.

Earlier, Behar served as a senior in-house counsel at Pep Boys in Philadelphia. He began his career at Dechert Price & Rhoads (now Dechert LLP) in Philadelphia, working on corporate and real estate matters.

Behar received an A.B., cum laude and with distinction, from Cornell University in 1983 and a J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School in 1986. He is a member of the Pennsylvania bar.