January 01, 2015

Project Celebrates Volunteer Attorneys at 2014 Awards Event

Meredith Gallen, Staff Attorney

On September 11, 2014, the Project honored the extraordinary commitments of volunteer lawyers at its 2014 Volunteer Recognition & Awards Event. The Project presented Exceptional Service Awards to law firms Quarles & Brady LLP and Sidley Austin LLP. The 2014 John Paul Stevens Guiding Hand of Counsel Award was presented to volunteer attorney Mark MacDougall, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Debo Adegible, former director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund delivered keynote remarks. Thank you to all of the supporters, sponsors, and volunteers who helped make our celebration memorable!

 
Keynote speaker Debo Adegbile addresses awards event attendees

 

 

Meredith Gallen, Staff Attorney