49 Focused on What Matters 49 Pro Bono All-Stars 2012 Award Winners The Boston Business Journal named Mintz Levin one of the Top Charitable Contributors for the firm’s exemplary charitable giving in Massachusetts. TheCenterforLegalAidEducation/SargentShriverNational Center awarded Mintz Levin a Pro Bono Award for the firm’s longstanding pro bono assistance and its work on the merger of the two nonprofit entities. The City of Boston awarded Mintz Levin the Corporate Courage Award in recognition of the firm’s efforts to promote diversity and its ongoing support for Boston’s immigrant community through its Pro Bono and Immigration practices. DC CityYear recognized attorney Quincy Ewell with the 2012 City Year Idealist of the Year Award, given to volunteers who seek to improve their community, nation, or world through acts of service and volunteerism. The International Trademark Association honored former Mintz Levin attorney Geri Haight with the INTA Volunteer Service Award for Pro Bono Legal Services for an Individual, based on her long-term pro bono representation of our client, the Human Rights Campaign, the largest gay, lesbian, transsexual, and transgender civil rights organization in the United States. The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law awarded attorney Tavis Morello the Civil Rights Recognition Award as one of five associates in Boston who, through their pro bono work, demonstrated a commitment to civil rights and social justice. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court presented Mintz Levin with a Pro Bono Certificate of Recognition for the firm’s 2011 pro bono hours and pro bono policies. Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the Massachusetts Bar Association honored John Koss and former Mintz Levin attorney Noah Shaw with the Up and Coming Award and honored Sue Finegan with the Excellence in Pro Bono Award as part of their Excellence in the Law Event. At the firm’s annual Pro Bono Award Reception, Mintz Levin presented attorney Anthony Hubbard with the 2012 Richard Mintz Pro Bono Award for being an exceptional leader of the firm’s pro bono nonprofit practice for many years and honored former Mintz Levin attorney Paul Wilson with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished service and significant contributions to the Mintz Levin Pro Bono Program. The National LGBT Bar Association named attorney John Koss one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40, recognizing him among outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality. The New York City Family Court Volunteer Attorney Program honored attorney Kim Gold with the Pro Bono Service Award, presented “in recognition and appreciation of outstanding pro bono legal services provided to aid the children and families of NewYork City.” The award is presented to volunteers who have shown exceptional service and dedication across all volunteer programs. The Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (PAIR) awarded former Mintz Levin attorney Marisa Howe its Mentor of the Year Award for her mentorship of numerous attorneys throughout the firm on political asylum cases. West Roxbury Main Streets honored its board member and general counsel, Andy Dean, with the 2012 Volunteer of the Year Award.