Buckley Sandler’s Fundraising Efforts for Legal Aid Featured in the American Lawyer
American LawyerJonice Gray Tucker, Christopher M. Witeck
Everyone has had a boss they wanted to pie in the face. But why get fired when you can do it for charity?
On Thursday, the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia announced that it had raised $1.79 million as part of its 2017 Generous Associates Campaign, a fundraising drive launched each summer by the nonprofit to raise money for the neediest of those living in the nation’s capital seeking access to free legal services.
This year’s haul broke a D.C. Legal Aid record set last year, when the organization raised $1.475 million through its Generous Associates initiative. Helping contribute to Legal Aid’s coffers this year were lawyers from Buckley Sandler, a fast-growing Am Law 200 firm based in Washington, D.C., which touted its “Pie a Partner for Legal Aid” program.
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