Press Release May 06, 2004

Goodwin Procter’s Anna Dodson Recognized for Pro Bono Services

Supreme Judicial Court Honors Three With Prestigious John Adams and John Quincy Adams Pro Bono Publico Award

BOSTON, May 6, 2004 — Goodwin Procter LLP today announced that Anna E. Dodson has been recognized by the Supreme Judicial Court to receive the prestigious John Adams and John Quincy Adams Pro Bono Publico Award. Dodson is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Department.

This award is given in recognition of distinguished service and outstanding commitment in providing volunteer legal services for poor and disadvantaged citizens in Massachusetts. Dodson dedicated many hours and recruited more than 70 attorneys within the firm to join her in providing pro bono services to Massachusetts citizens through the Economic Justice Project.

Two additional Adams’ awards will be given at the May 6 awards ceremony. John A. Burdick, a Worcester-area private practitioner will receive the award for his work through the Volunteer Lawyer Service of Massachusetts, and the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Boston Bar Association will be honored for its successful coordination of legal services for citizens facing bankruptcy who are unable to afford legal fees.

Goodwin Procter has an active pro bono practice. Previous clients include the Friends of Boston’s Homeless, Neighborhood Housing Services of New York, the Environmental Resources Trust and Habitat for Humanity.