(CHICAGO) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP announced today that 13 of the firm's attorneys were honored for exceptional dedication to pro bono services as part of the firm's 17th Annual Pro Bono Service Awards. Recipients were selected for demonstrating a long-term commitment to using their legal skills on behalf of those in need.
"Since our founding, Katten's attorneys, under the leadership of Jonathan Baum, Jane Cavanaugh and others, have pursued involvement in pro bono projects with the same dedication to hard work and legal excellence that they bring to all of our client matters," said Katten Chairman Roger P. Furey. "This year's award recipients were particularly committed to volunteering their time and talents to address a range of legal matters, and that dedication helped improve the lives of many."
The following individuals were recognized. Highlights of their pro bono service include:
"The attorneys honored with these awards are the exemplars of the hundreds of Katten attorneys, in all of our offices, who render less-recognized pro bono service all year round," said Jonathan Baum, Katten's Director of Pro Bono Services. "We are so proud of the difference all of these attorneys make in the lives of those less fortunate and in the welfare of the communities in which we practice."
Katten's Pro Bono Service Awards include $1,000 honorariums that each recipient donates to a charity of his/her choice.