Sullivan & Worcester Captures Top Pro Bono Honor
Boston, MA – April 15, 2009 – Sullivan & Worcester LLP was awarded the Denis Maguire Pro Bono Award for the firm's commitment to access to justice in the Boston Bar Association's Volunteer Lawyers Project.
According to the VLP, the firm has made an outstanding contribution providing pro bono representation to low-income unemployment claimants. Sullivan & Worcester began this pro bono work as a part of the VLP Summer Associate Project several years ago. Soon after, the firm began accepting unemployment appeals cases throughout the year.
W. Lee H. Dunham spearheaded this effort and assumed much of the responsibility for ongoing training and mentoring of others in the firm.
About Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Sullivan & Worcester LLP is a leading corporate law firm providing counsel to domestic and international clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 185 lawyers in Boston, New York and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, securities, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, tax, real estate, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, climate change, regulatory law, and employment and benefits. Sullivan & Worcester is also recognized for its representation of REITs and its deep expertise in mutual fund law. For more information please visit www.sandw.com.