Akin Gump Honored by Washington Nationals for Pro Bono Work with Baseball Academy

(Washington, DC) – Akin Gump is proud to announce that its pro bono work on behalf of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy was honored at a game on September 28 at Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals.

The Academy works to better the lives of young people from underserved communities in the D.C. area by using baseball and softball as ways to promote positive character development, academic achievement and improved health.

Members of the firm were invited onto the field before the game, and the firm was recognized for its commitment to enhance the Academy’s mission to foster improved education and health of children and families in Washington, D.C. The firm was also noted for taking the lead in organizing an annual charity softball event that has raised over $500,000 in the last three years for the Academy.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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