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Goodman Allen Donnelly Fundraises for Virginia Foodbanks in the Legal Food Frenzy

Goodman Allen Donnelly
Richmond, Virginia

May 30, 2018 – Richmond, Virginia – In 2007, in response to a study that found nearly 1.2 million Virginians were considered “food insecure”, the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, the Young Lawyers Division of The Virginia Bar Association, and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks joined forces to create the Statewide Legal Food Frenzy – a food and fund drive competition among all Virginia law firms and organizations. In this friendly competition, the law firm or organization that raises the most food (based on a per person average – attorneys and staff) is awarded the prestigious and highly coveted “Attorney General’s Cup.”  Over the past twelve years, law firms, legal organizations, and law schools who participated in the Statewide Legal Food Frenzy have raised the equivalent of more than 16 million pounds of food.

“Goodman Allen Donnelly is honored to participate in the Legal Food Frenzy, organizing fun events and collecting non-perishable food in each of our Virginia offices. In 2018, our offices competed against each other building canned food pyramids and held silent auctions, scavenger hunts, trivia contests, potluck lunches, and even a partner pie-in-the-face contest. We also accepted the invitation to volunteer as a group at our regional foodbanks.  Our support of the important work done by local foodbanks is magnified by their ability to stretch contributions for greatest impact, and will ultimately result in over 13,000 meals for needy families in our communities.  We’re grateful for the chance to give back to our community in this fun competition.”

About Goodman Allen Donnelly
Goodman Allen Donnelly was founded in 1998 by eight partners who decided to leave established Virginia law firms to create a firm where they could combine their extensive experience in defending private and public health care facilities, health care providers and product manufacturers in an environment that allowed them to be more client centric, innovative, creative and cost efficient…in other words, to be different.  Now with more than 25 attorneys, Goodman Allen Donnelly has grown to a full-service firm with locations in Norfolk, Richmond and Charlottesville. The firm has an active trial practice, handling litigation matters in state and federal courts nationwide, including engaging in non-judicial dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings. Goodman Allen Donnelly attorneys prosecute patents, register trademarks and represent clients in adversary proceedings at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The firm provides a broad range of legal services to individuals and corporations-from inventors to small businesses to multinational corporations. Its clients include numerous insurers, well-known manufacturers, businesses of every size, health care providers and practices, health care facilities, motor carrier and trucking companies, veterans, real estate developers, institutional investors, inventors, artists and authors.  With key locations in Norfolk and Richmond, Goodman Allen Donnelly is able to effectively serve and represent veterans before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Goodman Allen Donnelly is a member of The International Society of Primerus Law Firms.

Contact:
Kathy Kildea
Marketing Director
Goodman | Allen | Donnelly
kkildea@goodmanallen.com
434.817.2184
www.goodmanallen.com


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