DALLAS – 15 September – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is the corporate recipient of the 2005 Dallas Holocaust Memorial Center’s Hope for Humanity Award.
Gardere is the only corporate recipient this year. Previous honorees have included Raymond Nasher, Holocaust survivors and Dallas leaders Jack and Ruth Altman and Mike Jacobs and Mexico President Carlos Salinas de Gortari.
“More than six decades after World War II, the demons of intolerance and hatred remain issues in our world,” Gardere Managing Partner Stephen D. Good said. “Our law firm is dedicated to eliminating prejudice and promoting a tolerant, harmonious world through education. Our partners, associates and employees devote hundreds of hours to this end every year. We’re proud to be recognized with this award and associated with the goals of the Dallas Holocaust Memorial Center.”
Past Hope for Humanity Award winners also include community leaders Carol and Steve Aaron and 14 local physicians who serve as an emergency response team for a Western Galilee hospital.
The Hope for Humanity Award is given by the Dallas Holocaust Memorial Museum, which promotes the experience of those who survived and preserves the memory of those who perished in the Holocaust. Established in 1984 by 125 local Holocaust survivors, the museum is currently poised to relocate to a larger site in downtown Dallas.
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, was founded in 1909 and is one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City, Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.