Fried Fried congratulates pro bono coordinator Stella Drevina and legal recruitment coordinator Christine Sabbio, who will be honored by inMotion, Inc. with the De Novo Legal Award at the 9th annual Commitment to Justice Awards. The awards will be held on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center.
Drevina and Sabbio are being honored for their continued support of inMotion's Summer Associate Program. Over the last seven years, the two have led the coordination of the annual summer trainings hosted by Fried Frank. In her role as recruiting coordinator, Sabbio managed the scheduling and participation of the summer associates. Drevina, as a senior legal assistant and pro bono coordinator, handled all of the logistical details, in addition to serving as paralegal on the cases placed with the firm.
InMotion provides free legal and social services to low-income women in New York City. Fried Frank has a long history of working with inMotion and New York bankruptcy and restructuring partner Brad Eric Scheler is currently serving as the Chair of the inMotion Board of Directors