Miami, Florida, June 24, 2008 Mitchell E. Widom, Partner in Bilzin Sumberg's Litigation Group, was selected as one of ten finalists for the 2008 Dorothy Shula Award for Outstanding Volunteerism. The annual volunteer award, given by the United Way of Miami-Dade, honors service to the South Florida community.
Mr. Widom currently serves as the Vice President of the Florida Chapter of the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and is the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Gibraltar Private Keymorada Invitational Fly Spin Tournament, which has raised over $1.3 million for the CCFA in just four years. His involvement with the CCFA and the fishing tournament fundraiser were significant factors in his selection as a finalist.
About Bilzin Sumberg Cares
Bilzin Sumberg Cares provides the Bilzin Sumberg community with volunteer opportunities to work together to benefit charitable organizations in South Florida and beyond. A strong commitment to community has been the cornerstone of Bilzin Sumberg’s corporate philosophy. Since its inception in 2007, Bilzin Sumberg Cares has partnered with numerous nonprofit organizations including the United Way of Miami-Dade, Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Voices for Children Foundation, and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.
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Bilzin Sumberg is a commercial law firm based in Florida. The Firm’s core practices include Business Finance & Restructuring, Corporate, Environmental, International, Land Development & Government Relations, Litigation, Real Estate, and Tax. For more information, please visit bilzin.com.