Children’s Law Center honors Jones Day with 2017 Champions for Children Award

Children’s Law Center honors Jones Day with 2017 Champions for Children Award

Jones Day is one of the Children’s Law Center’s 2017 Champions for Children award recipients.

The Champions for Children Campaign is an annual fundraising competition led by the Children’s Law Center’s Advisory Board, a group of more than 30 up-and-coming leaders at law firms and corporations in Washington, D.C. The Firm won the "champion" designation by raising more than other firms with 250 or more lawyers in D.C.

Judges, pediatricians, and families turn to the Children’s Law Center to advocate for children in the District who are abused or neglected, who aren’t learning in school, or who have health problems that can’t be solved by medicine alone.

Jones Day has been a dedicated pro bono partner of the Children’s Law Center for more than a decade. Through the Jones Day Foundation, the Firm supports the Center's medical-legal partnership work. The Center presented Jones Day with its "Pro Bono Champion" award in 2011, in recognition of the Firm's advocacy on behalf of children in the District.

From right to left: Washington Office Partner-in-Charge of Pro Bono and Public Service Carmen McLeanWashington Office Partner-in-Charge Kevyn Orr, associate Hilary PerkinsEmployee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice Co-Leader Evan Miller and paralegal Patricia Wingfield accepted the award on the Firm’s behalf.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

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