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September 9, 2011 9:00 AM

September 11: Ten Years Later

Posted by John Hazard

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A decade on, The Am Law Daily examines the legacy of a lawyer whose desire to help others cost him his life, revisits the gripping tale of how one firm coped that day, assesses the terrorist attacks' lasting impact on the law, and details the pro bono push that created a memorial to victims of United Flight 93. 

From The Am Law Daily

Holland & Knight Backs 9/11 Day of Service as Tribute to Fallen Partner

Litigator Glenn Winuk helped evacuate the firm's lower Manhattan office, then headed to the World Trade Center to assist with rescue efforts there. He never returned.

From the November 2001 issue of The American Lawyer

 Drinker Biddle's E-Mails from Ground Zero

Matthew Farley reached the base of the World Trade Center's Tower 1 as the first plane hit. He spent the next 14 hours acting as the hub of e-mail communications until Drinker Biddle & Reath could account for everyone that worked in its office on the building's eighty-ninth floor.

From the September 2011 issue of The American Lawyer

The Patriot Act's Overreach

A decade after 9/11, lawyers still have plenty to fear from the Patriot Act.

From The National Law Journal 

1,800 Pro Bono Hours Later

That the memorial to the 40 passengers and crew who died on United Flight 93 came to be in a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, is due in large part to the efforts of Patrick White, of counsel at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Naples, Florida. 

(Photo by Doug Kanter/AFP/Getty Images)

 

 

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