Willig, Williams & Davidson Honored with William J. Brennan Award for Commitment to Pro Bono Work

Center City Law Firm Receives Award for its Exceptional Dedication to Philadelphia VIP in Helping Low-Income Individuals That Need Legal Assistance

Online PR News – 10-April-2013 – Philadelphia, PA – Pennsylvania labor and employment law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson was recently honored by Philadelphia VIP (Volunteers for the Indigent Program) with its William J. Brennan Award in recognition of the firm’s outstanding level of commitment to the provision of pro bono legal services. The award was presented on March 18, 2013, during Philadelphia VIP’s annual awards ceremony and reception.

Each year, the William J. Brennan Award, which is Philadelphia VIP’s highest honor, is given to law firms, corporations and individuals accepting the greatest number of referrals and providing extraordinary service to Philadelphia VIP and its clients. Willig, Williams & Davidson is among the medium-sized law firm recipients of the award for 2012.

“We are particularly proud that this is the third year that Willig, Williams & Davidson has been honored by Philadelphia VIP for our pro bono legal services,” said Managing Partner Deborah R. Willig, Esq. “Our attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of working people and we recognize and affirm the importance of assisting those who are less fortunate in our community. Our law firm’s culture aligns with and we firmly believe in the mission of Philadelphia VIP – to promote equal justice for the poor by providing civil legal services, collaborating with other legal services organizations and promoting a culture of volunteerism.”

Philadelphia VIP, the hub of pro bono in Philadelphia, was founded in 1981 by the Philadelphia Bar Association and Community Legal Services to meet the legal needs of low-income Philadelphians by recruiting and training attorneys to provide pro bono legal services. Today, VIP’s diverse volunteers serve more than 3,000 clients annually with legal issues that affect basic human needs.

About Willig, Williams & Davidson – Willig, Williams & Davidson (www.wwdlaw.com) is one of the largest and most respected union-side labor law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, Media, Jenkintown and Harrisburg, Pa., as well as Haddonfield, N.J. Founded in 1979, Willig, Williams & Davidson focuses on representing labor unions, employee benefit funds and individual working people and their families on a variety of legal fronts, including national, regional and local contract negotiations; dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation; tax and benefit law compliance issues; discrimination and other employment matters; prepaid legal services for union members; and workers’ compensation matters in Pennsylvania and beyond.