Associate Amanda Vendig Honored by Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice
June 10, 2016
Foley Hoag LLP associate Amanda Vendig was honored by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (LCCR) at its 2016 annual reception. Vendig was recognized for her work with the organization's Economic Justice Project.
The LCCR is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan legal organization that provides pro bono legal representation to victims of discrimination based on race or national origin. The committee’s mission is to provide a safeguard for the civil, social, and economic liberties of residents in Greater Boston and throughout Massachusetts.
As a member of Foley Hoag’s venture capital and emerging company practice group and licensing and strategic alliances practice group, Vendig represents start-up and venture backed companies on early stage formation and business matters, commercial transactions, capital raising and other general corporate matters. Vendig is also very active in the firm's pro bono program, providing advice to pro bono clients on matters involving entity formation, corporate governance, applying for 501(c)(3) status and best practices regarding technology, privacy and data security. Most recently, she has been working with the LCCR's Economic Justice Project, teaching workshops to small business owners focusing on choice of entity issues.
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice annual reception was held at the Boston College Club in Boston on June 9.