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The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law has received a $200,000 donation from and Indianapolis-based law firm. The gift from Cohen & Malad LLP will be used to establish a fellowship involving consumer law. February 13, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Indianapolis Law firm of Cohen & Malad, LLP, has made a gift of $200,000 to the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to create an endowment fund that will establish the Cohen & Malad Fellowship at the school.
"We are grateful to the attorneys at Cohen & Malad for this generous gift and for their commitment to legal education." said McKinney Law Dean Andy Klein. "This fellowship is an important new addition to our efforts to provide the very best education and experiences for our students."
"Cohen & Malad, LLP is proud to provide this gift to educate future lawyers on the value of protecting the rights of consumers and the injured in our community. We look forward to watching this fellowship program grow and making a real difference to the students and clients they serve," stated Irwin Levin, '78, the law firm's managing partner.
The Cohen & Malad Fellowship will fund one or more student fellows at IU McKinney to engage in client cases involving consumer law during the academic year. The fellows also will play an integral role in the planning and implementation of an event designed to educate the legal community about topics related to consumer law. The inaugural Cohen & Malad Fellows will be selected in the fall of 2015.
About IU McKinney
Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, IU McKinney School of Law has enjoyed great success in preparing students for legal careers for more than 100 years, as evidenced by the presence of alumni in the judiciary and other branches of government, business, civic leadership, and law practice. The school's 11,000 graduates are located in every state in the nation and several foreign countries. More information is available at mckinneylaw.iu.edu.
About Cohen & Malad
Cohen & Malad, LLP, was founded in 1968 by former Indiana Attorney General, John J. Dillon, Louis F. Cohen and others. The firm has grown to be admired and respected for its tenacity and innovative approaches to litigation in the areas of class action, personal injury, business litigation, family law, appellate law, and commercial real estate & business services. www.cohenandmalad.com
Source: Indiana University McKinney School of Law