WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2011) – The B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO), the oldest and largest Jewish teen youth movement in the world, has chosen McDermott Will & Emery partner Michael S. Nadel as the recipient of this year’s “Kol Echad Service Award.”
The Kol Echad Service Award honors extraordinary service and commitment to the community and the organization. In this case, the BBYO is honoring Mr. Nadel for his ten years of service on the local program’s Board of Directors, including two years as Chairperson, three years of service as a director of the national organization, and his work as a trustee for the Jewish Youth Philanthropy Institute of Greater Washington. The award will be presented to Mr. Nadel today at BBYO’s annual gala event in Washington, D.C.
“We are delighted to see Michael being recognized for his many years of dedication and service to the BBYO,” said Lazar P. Raynal, partner and Firm-wide Head of Trial. “This is a well-deserved award, and we applaud Michael’s many efforts to give back to the local community. He is a dedicated lawyer and his service on behalf of BBYO is an inspiration to all of us who work with him.”
An experienced trial litigator with multiple jury and bench trials to his credit, Mr. Nadel is based in McDermott’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial disputes. Presently, he has an active practice before federal district courts in the Eastern District of Texas, the Eastern District of Virginia, and other major patent jurisdictions, as well as the U.S. International Trade Commission. Additionally, he has successfully litigated large-scale contract and tort disputes and has an active appellate practice.
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