Wake Forest Law wins NCBA ‘Legal Feeding Frenzy’ fourth year in row

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Wake Forest Law has for the fourth year in a row won the N.C. Bar Association’s North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. The 2017 event saw more than 300,000 pounds of food collected.

Wake Forest Law was the largest contributor per capita in the Law School category with a 2017 donation total of 10,014 pounds compared with the 2016 donation total of 8,965.25 pounds.

This year’s winners will be recognized by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein on April 24 at the N.C. Bar Center.

“Thank you students, professors, and staff members for your generous contributions and support,” the NCBA student reps wrote in an email. “You are truly making a difference in community!”

Meredith E. Pace (JD ’17), who organized the drive, wrote, “Special thanks to the professors who participated in the free cold call pass, matching donations to their classes, and Wise Man Brewing for their generous donation. The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina and the community appreciates your support!”

The Legal Feeding Frenzy is sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Attorney General and the North Carolina Association of Feed America Food Banks. The annual event is a food and monetary donation drive to support food banks across North Carolina.

Other winners include Fisher Law of Raleigh won The Attorney General’s Cup;  Mason Law Office of Garner won the Solo Practitioner division; Rose, Harrison & Gilreath of Kill Devil Hills won the Small Firm division; Blanco Tackabery & Matamoros of Winston-Salem won the Medium Firm division; Moore & Van Allen won the Large Firm division; InVentiv Health, Inc. won the Corporate/In-House division; Office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Administrator for Middle District of North Carolina won the Public Interest division; and Womble Carlyl won the overall total.