Two Paul Hastings Lawyers Presented Volunteer of the Year Award by Atlanta Charity Organization

January 01, 2009

New York, New York (January 1, 2009) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading international law firm, announced today that two associates in its Atlanta office, Eric Ensminger and Jason Cordon, will be presented with the 2008 Law Firm Volunteer of the Year Award by the Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, an organization that matches lawyers with local nonprofits in need of free legal counsel. The lawyers will be presented with the award at the Pro Bono Partnerships annual dinner on February 3, 2009.

Throughout the past year, Eric Ensminger and Jason Cordon have worked with the Pro Bono Partnership to provide pro bono services to numerous local organizations and nonprofits, including the Center for Financial Independence & Innovation Inc., Georgia Justice Project, Fund for Southern Communities and A Self-Help Assistance Program, Inc.

About Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta

Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Inc. is a tax-exempt public charity whose mission is to make it as easy and enjoyable as possible for transactional lawyers at corporations and law firms to provide valuable pro bono services for nonprofit agencies serving the public interest in Metropolitan Atlanta.

The Partnership serves community-based nonprofits whose primary purpose is to operate ongoing programs or activities that benefit low-income communities or that otherwise serve the public interest.  In order to be eligible, the nonprofit agency must be unable to pay for legal services without significant impairment of program resources.  The Partnership matches eligible organizations with volunteer attorneys from the leading corporations and law firms in Atlanta. For more information about Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, visit www.pbpatl.org.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP is a leading international law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.



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