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WASHINGTON (October 31, 2000) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is proud to announce they have been selected to receive the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) "2000 Wall of Fame Award" for its service to WALA's clients and for its support of WALA's mission and programs.
WALA is a nonprofit organization that has provided legal services to artists and arts organizations in the greater Washington Metropolitan area, Maryland and Virginia since 1983. WALA has met these legal needs through the WALA Legal Clinic and a corps of more than 350 volunteer attorneys. WALA's services -- legal advice and representation, professional business counseling and education -- are critical to maintaining and promoting the vitality of the area's burgeoning cultural communities, arts and entertainment small businesses, individual artists, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations.
Steven Boehm, a partner in Sutherland's Washington office, has served on WALA's Board of Directors for 4 years. Steve and other Sutherland lawyers have made significant contributions to the mission of WALA, which is to provide legal service to artists in the Washington D.C. metro area. WALA will present Sutherland with the "Wall of Fame Award" at a reception on the evening of Thursday, November 30, 2000.
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a national law firm known for solving challenging business problems and resolving unique legal issues for many of the nations largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm has grown to more than 300 lawyers with offices in Atlanta, Austin, New York, Tallahassee and Washington, D.C.