The Board of Managers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School Alumni Society has voted Philadelphia partner Larry Fox the 2013 recipient of the Howard Lesnick Pro Bono Award.
This award is presented each year to a graduate of Penn Law School who embodies the spirit of the school’s Public Service Program through a sustained commitment to pro bono and public service throughout a private sector career. Larry will be honored at the Alumni Awards Ceremony and Reception to be held on October 29, 2013.
Larry is a nationally known author and expert on the professional responsibility of lawyers and law firms. His practice includes consulting and counseling law firms, and participating in legal malpractice cases, on behalf of either the plaintiff or the defense. He often appears as an expert witness including several occasions as a court appointed expert.
In addition, Larry is the Crawford Lecturer at Yale Law School, where he teaches professional responsibility and is the founder and the supervising lawyer for the Ethics Bureau at Yale, a not-for-profit provider of pro bono professional-responsibility advice. Prior to teaching Yale, Larry was a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School, and the I. Grant Irey, Jr. adjunct professor at Penn Law School.