Worldwide Effort Brings Together Volunteers from the Legal Profession to Support More Than 80 Community-Based Organizations
- Ford Motor Company’s Legal Alliance for Women (LAW) is launching an inaugural Global Day of Service on Sept. 27, focusing on servicing organizations who support the well-being of women and girls.
- Lewis Thomason employees will volunteer at YWCA of Middle Tennessee assisting with a variety of efforts, including cleaning the commercial kitchen at the shelter, organizing the pantry, organizing their in-kind donations, and some grounds keeping work.
Nashville, TN Sept. 24, 2018 – Joining volunteers around the world, several employees from Lewis Thomason will take part in the inaugural Global Day of Service, a worldwide initiative spearheaded by Ford Motor Company’s Legal Alliance for Women (LAW), the company’s professional organization focused on women in the legal practice. The coordinated global effort will assist organizations supporting the empowerment and well-being of women and girls in their respective communities. Lewis Thomason is among more than 90 law firms around the world partnering with LAW to volunteer time and perform pro bono work on a day of community service scheduled for September 27th.
Lewis Thomason is bringing the Global Day of Service to Nashville, TN and will be volunteering at YWCA of Middle Tennessee. Employees from Lewis Thomason will assist in a variety of efforts, including cleaning the commercial kitchen at the shelter, organizing the pantry, organizing their in-kind donations, and some grounds keeping work.
“We are big believers in giving back and it is important to our people to give of our time and resources to the communities we serve,” said Lisa Cole, president and managing shareholder of the Lewis Thomason. “We are excited to be a part of Ford’s inaugural Global Day of Service.”
Ford LAW and partner’s Global Day of Service kicked off this year with a singular vision to help community organizations that are assisting women and girls through educational, empowerment and support programs. Bringing together volunteers from more than eight countries, this day of service is a collective effort to give back to the communities Ford and its partners operate in.
“Through this day of service, we are aiming to marshal the collective efforts of our partners in the legal profession around world to give back to the community,” said Beth Rose, assistant general counsel at Ford Motor Company and chairperson of Ford’s Legal Alliance for Women. “The passion we share in advocating for and serving our communities extends beyond this one day. It is part of who we are as individuals and drives our community service year round.”
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 201,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit www.corporate.ford.com.
About Lewis Thomason
Lewis Thomason has offices in Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville. Lewis Thomason attorneys cover the entire state of Tennessee and serve regional and national clients. Several of the firm’s attorneys are licensed in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Virginia, Iowa, and Ontario, Canada.