Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award

Nilam Sanghvi, Legal Director at the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, is the 2021 recipient of this award.

Congratulations to the 2021 Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award recipient:
Nilam A. Sanghvi, Esq.

Since joining the Pennsylvania Innocence Project as Legal Director eight years ago, Sanghvi has fully dedicated her life to promoting access to justice. 2021 Award Recipients will be honored at the Bar Foundation's Access to Justice Event in the Fall.

The Philadelphia Bar Foundation Award, originally established by the Apothaker family to honor Louis D. Apothaker, recognizes a public interest attorney who is dedicating his or her life to equal access to justice by working in the nonprofit legal services field. The award acknowledges exceptional leadership, dedication and accomplishment, and is accompanied by a $2,500 prize.

This important and prestigious honor is presented annually to an individual who represents the legal community’s commitment to promoting equal access to justice, and embodies the mission of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and its work in support of civil legal aid in Philadelphia.

Nilam Sanghvi, 2021 Recipient

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