Lewis Roca Rothgerber is pleased to announce that Partner Kenneth Van Winkle, Jr., Partner Richard N. Goldsmith and Paralegal Manager Christine Anderson will be honored with the Department of Defense Patriot Award for their support of the Guard and Reserve.
The Patriot Award is given to supervisors in recognition of the support they provide individual soldiers/employees during their Reserve Training and Deployment. The award will be presented by a representative of the Arizona Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program. National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week runs September 22 – 28.
Van Winkle, Managing Partner and a member of the firm’s Business Transactions Practice Group, focuses his practice on real estate leasing, real estate equity and debt financing, and real estate sales and acquisitions.
Goldsmith, a partner in the firm’s Business Transactions Practice Group, practices primarily in the areas of lending, equipment leasing and sales, real estate, general contract drafting, and alternative dispute resolution.
Anderson is the firm’s Paralegal Manager and manages all paralegal-related matters. She worked as a paralegal for 23 years including 17 years in the firm’s litigation and regulatory practices.
ABOUT EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee’s military commitment.