BBA Welcomes Jones Day As Sponsor Firm

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 01:00

Highlighting the importance of engaging global law firms committed to making a positive difference in local communities, Boston Bar Association President Donald R. Frederico today welcomed Jones Day as a BBA Sponsor Firm. Jones Day opened its Boston office in January.

"Jones Day has an exemplary reputation for excellence and public service, and we are delighted to welcome them to the ranks of our Sponsor Firms," said Mr. Frederico. "Many of the lawyers at Jones Day have strong ties to Boston, and some have served as leaders at the BBA or its charitable affiliate, the Boston Bar Foundation.By becoming a BBA Sponsor Firm, Jones Day is demonstrating its commitment to Boston and to the BBA's mission of advancing professional excellence, access to justice, and service to the community."

"Jones Day is committed to being actively involved in the Boston community, and that means, in the legal community, being actively engaged in the BBA," said Traci Lovitt, partner-in-charge of Jones Day's Boston office. "The BBA is a fantastic organization that truly cements the Boston legal profession, and Jones Day is proud to be a part of it. We expect to benefit from Boston's vibrancy, both here and as conduits to our colleagues around the world, and we intend to contribute to it as much as we can. Partnering with the BBA is a great way to start that process."