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That year, when a small group of Primerus attorneys was seeking a cause for Primerus members around the world to embrace, they found those United Nations statistics too startling to ignore. So the Primerus Fights Hunger effort was born. Launched at the Primerus Global Conference in October 2017, the effort continues throughout 2018. It’s an issue Terence Stewart, managing partner of Primerus member firm Stewart and Stewart in Washington, D.C. has cared about for a long time, including writing papers exploring the global food crisis. His law firm works in international trade and trade regulation, so they’re no strangers to tackling global issues. “When you see the kinds of reports that are coming out of the United Nations, that 20 million people are starving to death in 2017, the only reason that can happen is if there’s a failure of the body politic to respond and open their hearts to people in need,” Stewart said. “This is a matter of life and death for hundreds of thousands upon millions of people. How could that not be important to law firms who are interested in the rule of law and decent livelihood for all?”

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