F&P associate Vernon Brownlee credits the University of Baltimore’s Fanny Angelos Program for Academic Excellence for helping him achieve his goal of attending law school. Vernon and Adam Shareef, also an associate at F&P, attended a hearing before a Senate panel in support of a bill that would distribute state funds into programs sponsored by Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities. The University of Maryland’s Diversity and Inclusion Scholars Initiative and the University of Baltimore’s Fanny Angelos Program for Academic Excellence would be beneficiaries of this funding.
F&P has been a longtime supporter of Fanny Angelos and believes programs such as these are imperative to achieve better diversity and inclusion efforts in the legal industry. The firm sponsors its annual gala, which principal Imoh Akpan Co-Chairs.
For more information on Senate Bill 335, click on the link to read the complete article which was first published in the Daily Record on February 12, 2020. Senate bill would help fund diversity programs at law schools – Maryland Daily Record