01/22/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/22/2020 17:37
(New York) - Akin Gump tax partner Geoffrey Secol will be honored by Her Justice at its 2020 Commitment to Justice Award ceremony on March 4.
Mr. Secol will be presented with Her Justice's Partner Award, which recognizes law firm partners who have dedicated themselves as volunteer attorneys and who foster environments at their firms that are 'receptive and committed to pro bono service.'
Her Justice is a nonprofit that provides free legal services to low-income women in matrimonial, family and immigration law. Akin Gump chairperson Kim Koopersmith serves as vice chair of its board of directors, and the firm has been active in its pro bono program since 2000. In 2016, Akin Gump was the winner of Her Justice's inaugural Firm Commitment Award, which is given to the law firm averaging the most hours of pro bono services per lawyer on behalf of the organization.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and advisors in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
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