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Crowell & Moring Receives John Carroll Society Pro Bono Award

Washington, D.C. – October 7, 2013: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that the firm received the John Carroll Society "Pro Bono Award" at the brunch following Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on October 6, which is traditionally held on the Sunday before the first Monday in October. Red Mass marks the opening of the Supreme Court's annual term, and was attended by Chief Justice John G. Roberts and Associate Justices Antonin G. Scalia, Clarence Thomas, Stephen G. Breyer, and Elena Kagan. The Pro Bono Award is given annually by the John Carroll Society to individuals and law firms that have made significant contributions to the Archdiocesan Legal Network.

Washington, D.C.-based Crowell & Moring Government Contracts Group partner, John E. McCarthy, Jr., accepted the award on the firm's behalf. The firm received the honor for its longstanding volunteer service in accepting pro bono cases referred by the Archdiocesan Legal Network, conducting telephone intake for the Archdiocesan Legal Network on a weekly basis, and McCarthy's leadership on the Network Advisory Council.

The John Carroll Society is an organization of Catholic professionals united in their desire for an ever deepening and enriching knowledge of their Faith and in service to the Archbishop of Washington. For more information visit

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.


Christine Elfmann
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