Sanctuary for Families Law Firm Leadership Award
Sanctuary for Families honored Fried Frank, with the Law Firm Leadership Award at the Sanctuary for Families 2006 Zero Tolerance Benefit on June 6, 2006. Valerie Ford Jacob, Fried Frank's chairperson, served as Co-Chair of the event that raised US$1.3m. Sanctuary for Families offers a broad range of high-quality services including shelter, legal assistance, and counseling and works to end domestic violence and its far-reaching impact through outreach, education, and advocacy. The Zero Tolerance Benefit provides help to thousands of women and children whose lives have been devastated by domestic violence. Fried Frank has been participating in Sanctuary's Courtroom Advocacy Project, which trains and supervises advocates who provide in-court assistance to domestic violence victims applying for orders of protection, and has been significantly contributing to Sanctuary for Families since 1993.