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Paul Hastings Teams Up With Washington DC Scholarship Fund To Help Send Youth To College

January 31, 2006
Washington, DC (January 30, 2006)-- Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm is pleased to announce today a Platinum level sponsorship of the Washington, DC based Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund. Paul Hastings steadfast commitment to community involvement and organizational sponsorship is an integral component of our firm culture, said Barbara Brown, Paul Hastings Washington DC Office Chair. We look forward to committing our energy and resources in partnership with Hoop Dreams to improve the lives of Washington DC families through education and new opportunities. On behalf of everyone at The Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund, we are absolutely thrilled and deeply grateful for our relationship with Paul Hastings, said Susie Kay, Founder of Hoop Dreams. Along with Paul Hastings global reach, their sponsorship demonstrates they are in tune with the pulse of their communities and conscious of the needs of cities they call home. Thank you to everyone at Paul Hastings for believing in the dreams and futures of young people in our Nations Capital. The Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund is a nonprofit organization that aims to provide inner-city youth from Washington DCs most disenfranchised neighborhoods with opportunities to develop skills, access resources and forge connections that will support their healthy development, academic achievement and life success. Since inception in 1996, The Hoop Dreams Scholarship Fund has helped send nearly 750 DC public high school students to college and move toward a more positive and enriched future. Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is a leading international law firm with 1,000 attorneys in 17 offices. The firm serves a diverse client base including many of the top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies, supports clients in all of their legal needs and offers deep capabilities in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M+A, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Project Finance, Investment Management, Real Estate, Labor and Employment, Telecommunications, Technology and media and Tax Advisory Services. For additional information, please visit our website at www.paulhastings.com.