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Miller Canfield’s Wendy Richards Wins Cummiskey Award for Pro Bono Service

June 13, 2024

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Wendy Richards will be awarded the prestigious 2024 John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award, which is given annually by the State Bar of Michigan to recognize outstanding pro bono service.

Richards has served as Miller Canfield’s pro bono counsel since 2016. She leads the firm’s pro bono efforts, which have included:

Richards is active in professional and civic groups such as the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Executive Committee, the Michigan State Bar Foundation’s Access to Justice Statewide Steering Committee, Goodwill Detroit, Tau Beta Association, and the Association of Pro Bono Counsel. Richards also is the co-chair of Miller Canfield’s Election Law group and is the Resident Director of the firm’s Detroit office.

Richards has earned numerous honors and recognitions for her work, including:

Richards will be recognized at the State Bar of Michigan awards luncheon in September.

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