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Crowell & Moring Assists In Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Efforts

Washington, D.C. – September 6, 2005: Crowell & Moring LLP announced the creation of two efforts to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. The firm will be matching all employee contributions, on a dollar-for-dollar basis, to the American Red Cross. The firm is also sponsoring a special "Crowell & Moring Katrina Relief Fund" to assist the families of firm members who have been affected by the disaster. All donations to the fund will be used to buy goods and make monetary donations to the affected families.

Crowell & Moring has also offered firm clients and other business partners affected by this disaster assistance in the form of office space, use of computers, and other legal and business services.

“In this time of need, the Crowell & Moring family is thankful to be able to contribute to this relief effort. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by the disaster,” said John A. Macleod, Crowell & Moring chairman.

Crowell & Moring LLP is a full-service law firm with approximately 300 attorneys practicing in litigation, antitrust, government contracts, corporate, intellectual property and more than 40 other practice areas. More than two-thirds of the firm's attorneys regularly litigate disputes on behalf of international corporations, start-up businesses, and individuals. Crowell & Moring's extensive client work ranges from advising on one of the world's largest telecommunications mergers to founding the nation's leading victims of terrorism practice. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm has offices in Brussels, California and London.