Sanctuary for Families recently held its Zero Tolerance Benefit, at which real estate and litigation partner Janice Mac Avoy was honored for her lifelong commitment to the protection and empowerment of women. Ms. Mac Avoy is a longtime board member of Sanctuary for Families, as well as of the Center for Reproductive Rights. She is a recipient of both the “Courage Award” from The Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles for her commitment to women's reproductive freedom and the "Commitment to Justice Award" from Her Justice for her extensive work on and long-term commitment to family law cases referred to her. Ms. Mac Avoy has used her platform at Fried Frank to oversee hundreds of pro bono matters and has helped countless survivors of gender violence to secure divorces, orders of protection, fair spousal support, custody of their children, and much more.
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