Corporate Volunteers of the Year
Jared Brandman, The Coca-Cola Company
Jared handled 17 pro bono matters for Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta as an attorney at Paul Hastings. Jared has recently joined The Coca-Cola Company and plans to continue his involvement with pro bono work. Jared is a graduate of Emory University School of Law.
Bret Moore, Primerica
Bret has handled 10 projects for Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta. Bret volunteers in a variety of legal areas and often partners with law firm attorneys. Bret is a graduate of Georgia State University School of Law.
Elizabeth Finn Johnson, The Coca-Cola Company
Elizabeth is passionate about her service to the local community. She has handled 17 Pro Bono Partnership matters going back to early 2006 but her pro bono and volunteer work extends well beyond her commitment to Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta. She is a graduate of University of Virginia School of Law.
Law Firm Volunteers of the Year
Jim Coil, Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton
Jim completed 8 pro bono matters and devoted over 200 hours to Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta clients in 2010. Jim is an employment attorney who is willing to handle emergency issues for our clients. Jim is a graduate of Harvard Law School.
Dan Rollman, DLA Piper
Dan has proven his commitment to pro bono work by taking on at least one Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta projects every year since 2006. In all, he has completed 16 matters while at two different law firms. Dan is a graduate of Emory University School of Law.
Corporation of the Year
The Home Depot
Few attorneys at The Home Depot were involved with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta prior to 2010. But following a presentation to the legal department, 10 attorneys volunteered and handled 14 pro bono matters in 2010.
Law Firm of the Year
Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton
During 2010, over 78 Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys completed matters for Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, representing over one-third of the attorneys in the Atlanta office. The value of the volunteer legal services provided by Kilpatrick on those projects totaled over $750,000.
Special Appreciation Awards
United Parcel Service
The UPS Foundation provided a grant of $50,000 to Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, the organization’s single largest donation ever. The grant will be used to fund the Nonprofit Legal Check Up program in 2011.
Turner Broadcasting System
Turner Broadcasting produced several videos for Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, including a volunteer recruitment video and several client testimonial videos, at no cost to the organization. See these videos here.