Outstanding Achievement Award to BSF Partner Melissa Felder for Pro Bono Efforts
Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, 06.10.2013
Melissa Felder, partner in the Washington office, is receiving an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs on June 10th. The award is for her pro bono contributions to a class action case against the District of Columbia alleging that deaf residents do not have adequate access to the state government's information and services.
The case, connected to the Committee's active Disability Rights Project, is Jon Mitchiner v. District of Columbia Office of the Mayor, and it was originally brought to the Firm by Amy Mauser, another Washington partner.
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