COSTA MESA, California, May 11, 2011 – More than $12,500 was raised by team members from Rutan & Tucker, LLP, California’s largest full-service law firm headquartered in Orange County, during the recent Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. Rutan was the leading corporate fundraising team at the activity held at Doheny Beach In Dana Point, California. Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer care, support and research.
Associate Rich Marr was recognized for being the individual raising the most money at the event, bringing in $3,820. Staff member Dana Ross was honored as the firm’s floor captain who raised the most money - $2,566 – and signed up the most participants at 47. Additionally, she was acknowledged for being the individual raising the second highest amount of money overall at the event. Staff members Linda Nelson and Kathy Branson teamed up to achieve second in money raised with $2,135 raised and most participants recruited with 45. Other Rutan team members were associate Rushika Kumararatne, and staffers Donna Hiatt, Janette Hollmer, Karen Wilson, Victoria Craig and Hugo Rojas.
“We encourage our attorneys and staff to give back to the community because we believe improving the lives of others is the right thing to do,” said Ski Harrison, the firm’s managing partner.
About Rutan & Tucker LLP
Rutan & Tucker is California's largest full-service law firm headquartered in Orange County, California with offices in Costa Mesa and Palo Alto. Primary practice areas include corporate and securities law, business and real estate litigation, labor and employment law, intellectual property, real estate, government and regulatory law, land use law, bankruptcy, condemnation and property valuation, environmental law, and taxation and estate planning. Detailed information about the firm is available at www.rutan.com.
About Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We provide services to those affected by Alzheimer's; advocate for policy change and research funding; and advance research toward prevention, brain health treatment and a cure. Our organization has offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C., and chapter affiliates nationwide that serve the needs of those living with Alzheimer’s every day. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease.