Miller & Chevalier Pro Bono Counsel Elected to National Pro Bono Organization Board
Kathleen Wach joins the Board of the Association of Pro Bono Counsel
Washington, DC, November 30, 2018 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered is pleased to announce that Pro Bono Counsel Kathleen Wach has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo). The organization acts as the voice of the pro bono counsel community, advancing the roles of full-time pro bono counsel and supporting their professional development.
"APBCo is a needed resource and provides an important community for lawyers exclusively managing pro bono practices," Wach said. "I am honored to support the organization in this new capacity."
Wach has been involved in pro bono law throughout her career. She previously worked for the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, and was a Westwood Fellow at the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, which provides free counsel in civil cases to disadvantaged residents. Before joining the firm, Wach was an attorney in the Legal Division of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, where she was responsible for screening appeals and petitions for agency review and recommending dispositions on all non-argued matters.
"On behalf of the firm, I congratulate Kitty on this well-deserved achievement,” said Marc Gerson, Chair of Miller & Chevalier. "She is a strong and relentless advocate of the diverse pro bono work involving our clients and lawyers, making her an excellent addition to APBCo's board."
About the Association of Pro Bono Counsel
The Association of Pro Bono Counsel is a mission-driven membership organization made up of people who run pro bono programs in law firms. APBCo is dedicated to maximizing access to justice through the delivery of pro bono legal services. APBCo currently has over 240 members from more than 115 firms around the globe.
About Miller & Chevalier
Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, Litigation, International Law, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations, and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm's lawyers have represented more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100, one-quarter of the Fortune 500, and approximately 30 percent of the Global 100. Based in Washington, DC, a significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate. For more information on the firm, visit www.millerchevalier.com.
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