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McKool Smith Donates to Nonprofits Global Health Corps, Vogel Alcove

December 13, 2011

DALLAS — McKool Smith has donated $100,000 to both Global Health Corps (GHC) and Vogel Alcove, two leading nonprofit organizations that provide access to health care and support social services for children and families in need in Dallas and in underdeveloped countries around the world.

“Global Health Corps is an important organization, and we are pleased to support it in its efforts to improve health care in emerging nations,” says Mike McKool, Co-Founder and Chairman of McKool Smith. “We are also proud to continue our ongoing support of Vogel Alcove and the services it provides to the children of homeless families here in the Dallas area.”

Barbara Bush, GHC’s Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, accepted McKool Smith’s $100,000 contribution at the firm’s holiday celebration on December 9 at the Belo Mansion in downtown Dallas. The annual event honors the firm’s employees and clients drawing more than 1,000 attendees from across the country. Ms. Bush’s parents, President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, were also in attendance.

Founded in 2008, GHC strives to reduce the disparity in health care between the rich and poor nations of the world. It offers young professionals from a variety of fields the opportunity to use their skills and experience to improve health care in developing nations.

Vogel Alcove provides a range of free social services and child care for homeless infants, preschool children, and their families. McKool Smith has been a proud supporter of Vogel Alcove for more than 15 years.

With more than 165 litigators across offices in Texas, California, New York, and Washington, DC, McKool Smith has established a reputation as one of America’s leading trial firms. The firm has won more National Law Journal and VerdictSearch “Top 100 Verdicts” in the last five years than any other law firm. McKool Smith represents leading clients across a broad range of practice areas, including complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and white collar defense.