BOSTON (September 29, 2008) — McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that David Cifrino, partner in the Firm's Corporate Department based in Boston, has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Carroll Center for the Blind.
"The Carroll Center is an organization which is highly regarded nationally and whose goal is to provide services and technology to assist those individuals who are blind or visually impaired," said Mr. Cifrino. "I am honored to have the opportunity to lend assistance and guidance to the Center to help further its mission."
The Carroll Center for the Blind, located in Newton, Massachusetts is a private, non-profit agency that serves persons of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. Throughout its 70-year history, the Center has pioneered innovative methods for blind persons to gain independence in their homes, in class settings and in their work places. New and evolving technologies, combined with time-tested adaptive methods, individual attention and personalized care and therapies developed by the Carroll Center's professional staff have provided the blind community with many opportunities for success and independent living. For more information on the Carroll Center visit: http://www.carroll.org.
Mr. Cifrino is co-head of McDermott’s Public Companies Group. He represents financial services, industrial, high technology, consumer products and other companies, public and private, in governance, strategic, securities, merger, acquisition, disposition and commercial matters.
The people of McDermott Will & Emery are committed to giving back to the communities where they work and live. We strongly encourage our lawyers and staff to participate in pro bono activities, volunteer services and charitable activities. Our Pro Bono & Community Services Committee, of which Mr. Cifrino is a member, seeks to ensure that the same Firm standards of quality, service and care that are given to our paying clients are also afforded to those we serve on a pro bono basis.