Pittsburgh – June 6, 2014 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is proud to announce that they received the 2014 Community Impact Award on May 30 in Hershey, Pa. at the Governor’s ImPAct Awards. The award is given to a company that exemplifies the tenet of “doing well by doing good.” The winners in this category show a sustained commitment to the growth and development of its employees and the communities in which it does business.

Buchanan works extensively with civic and nonprofit groups, including United Way’s “Be a Middle School Mentor” program, the Education Partnership, the Sarah Heinz House, and the Pressley Ridge School for Autism. The firm’s professionals are active in more than 85 different boards of local organizations in the Pittsburgh area, including organizations focusing on children, education, business, economic development, legal services, energy, healthcare, arts and culture, history, sports and recreation, religion, social issues and animals.

In addition to the firm’s significant community involvement in Pennsylvania, Buchanan’s firmwide initiative to serve its communities impacts all of its 19 offices across the nation.

About the Governor’s ImPAct Awards

The Governor’s ImPAct Awards recognized 50 companies from throughout the state in five categories: Jobs First, Community Impact, Small Business Impact, Entrepreneurial Impact and Export Impact. The awardees were chosen by an independent judging panel selected by the state’s partners, Team Pennsylvania Foundation (Team PA) and Journal Multimedia.

Nominations for each award were provided by the state’s regional economic development partners – the Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP) network. All 10 PREP regions were eligible to submit up to five nominations per category. A total of 247 nominations were received.

About the Firm

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (www.bipc.com) has more than 530 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing throughout the United States, with 19 offices in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. # # #