Godfrey & Kahn honored by University of Wisconsin Law SchoolMarch 21, 2018
MILWAUKEE, WI (Mar. 21, 2018) ─ Godfrey & Kahn was recognized by the University of Wisconsin Law School for the firm’s ongoing commitment to UW Law students. The firm was presented with the Legal Education Opportunities (LEO) Trailblazer Award at the annual LEO awards banquet on Mar.17. The banquet celebrates the UW Law School LEO Program, initiated in 1967 to support the recruitment, retention and success of minority law students.
In 2004, Godfrey & Kahn established a fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Law School that provides a full, three-year scholarship each year to a student who participates in the Legal Education Opportunities program, the umbrella group for minority law students at the University of Wisconsin. Since then, Godfrey & Kahn’s Fellowship Program has provided 14 recipients with a full-tuition scholarship for each of the three years they are enrolled at UW Law, along with mentoring by Godfrey & Kahn attorneys and employment as a first-year summer associate at the firm. Godfrey & Kahn also employs a similar program for minority law students at Marquette University Law School.
With more than 160 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin's leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit the firm's website at www.gklaw.com.