Taft pro bono director Monica Fennell was recently featured in the American Bar Association Pro Bono Exchange, in a blog post Fennell wrote documenting her experience in the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program in the Maldives.
“I hope to continue these collaborations when I return to Taft—which has been incredibly supportive of this opportunity for global exchange through the Fulbright Scholar program. So when my stay here ends, I hope that that is not the end of my partnership with the legal community in the Maldives,” said Fennell.
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As pro bono director, Fennell leads the pro bono program across Taft. This includes identifying and developing opportunities for the program, overseeing an integrated pro bono system across the firm, and ensuring that all Taft pro bono legal services are consistent with Taft’s values and commitment to improving the communities it serves. With over 30 years of experience in the legal industry, Fennell brings a trusted perspective to Taft’s pro bono program. She earned her B.A., cum laude, from Williams College and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She also has a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies as a Rotary Peace Fellow at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.