Faegre Drinker was selected by the Erie Neighborhood House (Erie House) as the recipient of its 2020 Corporate Legacy Award.
The Chicago-based Erie House chose Faegre Drinker as the recipient of the award for its longstanding partnership with the organization, having provided pro bono legal services for 50 years.
Faegre Drinker has consistently represented Erie House during that time in a variety of legal areas, including real estate, employment and labor law, as well as on litigation and board governance issues. Faegre Drinker has also been represented on Erie House’s Board of Directors consistently throughout the partnership.
The Erie House, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, aims to empower Chicago immigrant communities through education, access to critical services and increasing inclusivity. The organization is reflecting on its legacy and on the organizations that have partnered with it over the years.