David M. Manuta, PhD, FAIC, has been selected as a Distinguished Alumnus of the State University of New York Oneonta in recognition of the college's 125th anniversary. The SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association honored alumni who have distinguished themselves through their careers, their service to their communities, and their commitment to the college. Dr. Manuta's selection was based upon professional contributions in his expert area and achievements which have brought distinction to himself and the college, his demonstrated leadership, character and service, noted impact in his area of expertise, recognition by peers and community, philanthropic endeavors and volunteerism.

Expert440 kicked off its marketing campaign at The Resort at Pelican Hill, Newport Coast, California, on April 16, 2015, amid the Litigation Counsel of America's 2015 Spring Conference and Celebration of Fellows. Expert440 was the prominent sponsor/co-sponsor of three events and was discussed from the podium by LCA Executive Director and General Counsel G. Steven Henry during conference sessions. Many favorable comments in support of the Expert440 concept were noted, including those of LCA President Tom Girardi.

The Binghamton University, The State University of New York, 5th Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture in Chemistry recognized David Manuta, PhD '85, president and CEO of Manuta Chemical Consulting, Inc. in Ohio, who presented "A Day in the Life of a Consulting Chemist: Inspiration for Today's Students."