2018 Award Recipient: Willig, Williams & Davidson
Willig, Williams & Davidson receives the Pro Bono Award of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation in honor of the dedication and volunteer time that staff attorneys provide for direct legal services in the Philadelphia area.
Built upon the principles of diversity, service, and philanthropy, Willig, Williams & Davidson encourages its attorneys to give of their time and talents to benefit civic, educational, charitable, and religious organizations throughout the Greater Philadelphia community.
Each year, Willig, Williams & Davidson attorneys volunteer hundreds of hours in pro bono work. Some of the organizations that their attorneys provide pro bono service to include Temple University, Rutgers University Law School, Philadelphia Bar Association, Women’s Law Project, Philadelphia VIP, Support Center for Child Advocates, Women’s Way, Jewish Labor Committee, The City of Hope, and Nicholas A. Cipriani Family Law American Inn of Court, just to name a few.
A number of Willig, Williams & Davidson attorneys represent children through the Philadelphia Bar Foundation's non-profit partner Support Center for Child Advocates on a pro bono basis. Attorney Susan Bahme Blumenfeld has volunteered with Support Center for Child Advocates for 30 years, representing children who were physically and sexually abused and who were abandoned. Bahme also serves on the Center's Volunteer Committee and Board of Directors.
Willig, Williams & Davidson attorney Ryan Allen Hancock recently received Philadelphia's 3rd Senatorial District Community Service Award his hard work and dedication to his community. Hancock is co-founder and is Board Chair of our non-partner Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity and its Criminal Record Expungement Project, which represents low-income individuals through the expungement process in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
As a union‐side labor law firm, Willig, Williams & Davidson proudly provides thoughtful, capable and affordable representation to union members and individual working people. The firm’s attorneys take great pride in protecting the rights and interests of everyday people and collectively donate 300+ hours per year to pro bono causes in the Philadelphia region.
“Willig, Williams & Davidson encourages its attorneys to give of their time and talents, benefiting civic, educational, charitable and religious organizations throughout the Greater Philadelphia community. These attorneys and the firm’s executives genuinely embrace every lawyer’s duty to give back to the community and the profession.”
- Gina Rubel, Furia Rubel Communications