In recognition of its consistent support and work on behalf of the Hispanic National Bar Foundation (HNBF), McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) was recognized with the "2012 HNBF Corporate Visionary" award. MLA Litigation Department Chair Tami Azorsky accepted the award on behalf of the firm during HNBF's annual awards dinner on July 19 in Washington, DC.
"Working with the Hispanic National Bar Foundation provides McKenna Long & Aldridge with the opportunity to empower the Hispanic community through education and impacting diversity in the legal profession," said Azorsky. "We are proud to sponsor an organization that hosts innovative programs to support and encourage Hispanic students to achieve their academic and professional goals."
As a long-time sponsor, MLA consistently supports the HNBF's mission of advancing the interests of Hispanics within the legal profession and ensuring their full and equal access to the nation's legal system.
"McKenna Long & Aldridge is proud to support the mission of the Hispanic National Bar Foundation," said Washington, D.C. Office Managing Partner Thomas Papson. "Our firm prides itself on its support of diversity, and dedicating resources to this organization is a natural extension of the firm's commitment to the community."
The HNBF is a national nonprofit association of more than 25,000 Hispanic-American attorneys, judges, law professors, legal professionals and law students in the United States. The organization's primary objectives are to increase the number of Hispanics in the legal profession and to address issues of concern to the Hispanic community. Since 1975 the HNBF has hosted programs offering professional and educational development and access to professional advancement opportunities.
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