News from & : On May 24, 2013, the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) publicly announced that it would award & the 2013 Constance L. Belfoire Quality of Life Award. According to the BADC website, the award is meant to recognize “Employers who provide quality of life for their lawyers” on a wide variety of issues, such as work/life balance, availability of alternative work schedules, collegiality, diversity, professional development and mentorship, and support for pro bono and bar association participation. BADC will formally present the award to & at BADC’s annual luncheon on June 19, 2013. & is the 16th recipient of this award, and was nominated by P&K’s legal staff. BADC’s press release announcing the award can be found here.
Ed & Joe , the firm’s founding partners, were honored at receiving the award. Most rewarding, was that it was the firm’s associates who nominated the firm for this award.