What: Randal S. Milch, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Verizon, will receive the Scales of Justice Award at the Equal Justice Works 2012 Annual Dinner on October 25. Milch is being recognized for his commitment to promoting equality, justice, diversity, public service and pro bono activities. One of the largest gatherings of public interest law supporters in the country, the event raises funds for Equal Justice Works projects and programs.
Serving as co-chairs for this year’s event are: César L. Alvarez, Executive Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP; William P. Cook, Partner, DLA Piper; Teresa Wynn Roseborough, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Home Depot; and Bruce. E. Yannett, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.
Founded in 1986, Equal Justice Works is a national nonprofit organization working to mobilize the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. Through its programs and initiatives, Equal Justice Works strives to inspire and provide opportunities for the legal community to change lives, create careers, and deliver on the promise of equal justice for all.
When: Thursday, October 25
Reception: 6:00 p.m.; Dinner and program: 7:15 p.m.
Where: Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Press opportunities: Press are invited to attend the event but will be required to present a photo ID and valid press credentials. For more information, please contact Sally Carlson at 202-466-3686 ext. 102, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: For more information about the Equal Justice Works 2012 Annual Dinner, please visit our website.
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Equal Justice Works is the national leader in creating public interest opportunities for law students and lawyers. Collaborating with the nation’s leading law schools, law firms, corporate legal departments and nonprofit organizations, Equal Justice Works offers a continuum of opportunities that provide the training and skills that enable attorneys to provide effective representation to underserved communities and causes. Equal Justice Works is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization. For additional information about Equal Justice Works, please visit www.equaljusticeworks.org.