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Sheppard Mullin Pro Bono Adoptions Finalized

July 31, 2007

Through the hard work of seven Sheppard Mullin summer associates and several LA-based attorneys, the firm finalized the adoption of 14 children on July 27 as part of Public Counsel's Pro Bono Adoption Day. Summer associates Gina Giang, Kate Roberts, Katherine McClure, Andrew Weinberg, Roger Steinbeck, Nick Snow and Amir Torkamani each took on an adoption case this summer supervised by attorneys Catherine La Tempa, Candace Matson, Theresa Bangert, Darren Franklin and Ronda Jamgotchian. Associates Susan Hwang and Olivier Theard also took on and handled adoptions. Both of them had complicated issues to deal with and are quickly becoming our "go to" people for the tough cases. Special thanks to staff members Michele Mason and Sally Bucklin who helped deal with logistics for Adoption Day.