Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, was recently honored by receiving the President’s Award from the United Way of Greater Rochester for its leadership and generosity during the 2017 United Way campaign, which raised $25.4 million to help local people in need. Harter Secrest & Emery received the award during the official closing celebration for the campaign.
The President’s Award recognizes an organization that demonstrates outstanding senior leadership endorsement and building an effective internal campaign plan. The award also emphasizes education about United Way and setting new goals with effective strategies to meet those targets. Harter Secrest & Emery raised over $100,000 in charitable giving and corporate pledges through its internal efforts, achieving 90% participation among employees in its Rochester headquarters.
“The spirit and excitement with which everyone in our firm responded to supporting the mission of United Way was simply remarkable,” said Joseph G. Casion, a Harter Secrest & Emery partner and chair of the firm’s United Way committee. “Harter Secrest & Emery attorneys and staff wholeheartedly embraced this campaign in an effort to make our community stronger.”