Firm Attorneys and Employees Raise Over $30,000 in Two Days
ATLANTA (September 1) — Kilpatrick Stockton announced today its collection effort for the millions of people affected by devastating Hurricane Katrina. As of September 1, Kilpatrick Stockton attorneys and employees firmwide, not counting direct online contributions, have contributed over $30,000 to the American Red Cross’s Disaster Relief Fund.
Kilpatrick Stockton Partner Hil Jordan will present the donations on September 2 to the American Red Cross Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter. The firm will continue to raise funds for the relief effort.
“This is another example of the Kilpatrick Stockton family coming together to help those in need,” said Bill Brewster, Kilpatrick Stockton Managing Partner. “Many of us have been touched personally by this tragedy because we have families and friends who were victims of this destructive hurricane. I want to thank Kilpatrick Stockton attorneys and employees for their generous giving. We also encourage everyone to donate blood and platelets to make up for the loss of donors in the affected states.”
About American Red Cross
Governed by volunteers and supported by community donations, the American Red Cross is a nationwide network of nearly 1,000 chapters and Blood Services regions dedicated to saving lives and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. More than a million Red Cross volunteers and 30,000 employees annually mobilize relief to families affected by more than 67,000 disasters, train almost 12 million people in lifesaving skills and exchange more than a million emergency messages for U.S. military service personnel and their families. The Red Cross is also the largest supplier of blood and blood products to more than 3,000 hospitals across the nation and also assists victims of international disasters and conflicts at locations worldwide. To contribute to the American Red Cross online, visit www.redcross.org and click on the “Donate Now” button. You then will be able to direct your contribution to Hurricane Relief.
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 470 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; New York, New York; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more, go to www.kilpatrickstockton.com.