Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Honors Five Lex Mundi Member Firms for Exceptional Pro Bono Contributions and Support
The 12th Annual Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Awards were announced during the 2021 Lex Mundi Virtual Annual Conference. These awards honor Lex Mundi member law firms that have provided critical pro bono legal services – helping to strengthen the global rule of law, support the global social entrepreneurship movement and improve lives and communities around the world.
Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Joins New Alliance Launched at World Economic Forum to Help Social Entrepreneurs Overcome Impacts of COVID-19
Forty leading global organizations, including the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, have united to launch the COVID Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs, pooling knowledge, experience and responses to alleviate suffering and advance new models of change for a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable world.
Key Legal Resources for Organizations Addressing COVID-19 (March 24, 2020)
We at the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation know that social entrepreneurs around the world continue to carry out their inspiring efforts and are even launching new initiatives to help meet current needs. We are committed to our mission of supporting the critical work of these social entrepreneurs as well as those organizations that we collaborate with to lift them up.
Lex Mundi Member Firms Support Efforts to Prevent Gender-Based Violence and Assist Survivors
According to UN Women, it is estimated that 35% of women worldwide have experienced intimate partner violence or sexual violence by a non-partner at some point in their lives and some national studies put the rate at up to 70%. Despite these staggering numbers, in the majority of countries with available data, less than 40% of the women who experience violence seek help of any sort.
Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Member Lawyer Profile: Carrie Garber Siegrist, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Providing pro bono legal support to social entrepreneurs comes naturally to Carrie Garber Siegrist, an attorney in the nonprofit tax-exempt organizations practice of Lex Mundi member firm for USA, Indiana and Minnesota, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. Since joining FaegreBD more than two years ago, Carrie has already provided assistance to 12 of the Foundation’s social enterprise clients seeking expert nonprofit counsel while maintaining her own practice, evidencing a truly impressive commitment to the Foundation’s mission!