Bressler Amery Honored by Partners for Women and Justice

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PARTNERS IN JUSTICE AWARD: Bressler, Amery & Ross received the “Partner in Justice” award on May 1 for its pro bono work on behalf of Partners For Women And Justice. Bressler attorneys who have done pro bono work for PWJ are (left to right):. Yevgeniya Zarmon, Sam Thomas, Emily Bordens, Ann Marie Effingham, Karen Murphy, Meghan Doherty and Amy Bard

FLORHAM PARK — Bressler, Amery & Ross received the “Partner in Justice” award for its pro bono work on behalf of Partners For Women And Justice, a nonprofit organization providing free legal representation to low-income victims of domestic violence. Bressler was honored at the organization’s annual spring benefit at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.

The firm was recognized for its long-standing service and support of the organization. Bressler partner  Amy Bard accepted the award on behalf of the firm. Other Bressler attorneys who have performed pro bono work for the organization include partner  Sam Thomas , counsel Emily Bordens, and associates Mike Morris, Ann Marie Effingham, Emily Rodriguez , Jeny Zarmon and Meghan Dougherty.

According to the firm, about 400 people attended the event, many from the New Jersey legal community, including Diana Manning, David Schneider, Michael Ostrowsky, Keith McManus and Katie Gannon of  Bressler Amery.