Awards & Recognition
Barclay Damon is proud to showcase the recognition the firm and our attorneys have achieved.
New York State Bar Association Pro Bono Awards
Barclay Damon, LLP Partner, Raymond N. McCabe is the recipient of the 2016 New York State Bar Association President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Eighth Judicial District. McCabe received his award on May 2, 2016 at the President's Pro Bono Service Awards luncheon ceremony for his extraordinary pro bono service. McCabe was nominated for this honor for volunteering to incorporate and obtain IRS recognition of tax-exempt status for several Western New York charitable organizations including a sports-themed youth development organization, a charity that raises funds for cancer treatments and research, an inner-city non-denominational church, rural youth enrichment center, developer of a memorial skate park and in inner-city health clinic. He also helped resolve a conflict among directors of a charity, facilitating a corporate reorganization that resulted in dividing the charity into three separate entities.
These awards are presented publicly to recognize and thank the people who give such service and also to convey a message to the profession and the public about the importance of pro bono in achieving equal access to justice.
McCabe is a member of the firm’s Tax and Labor & Employment Practice Areas. He has substantial experience in corporate transactions, including reorganizations, mergers, and affiliations of both for-profit and not-for-profit entities. He serves as benefits counsel to for-profit and charitable organizations, and as corporate governance counsel to not-for-profit corporations and foundations. McCabe’s practice is enriched by his prior work experience in the Chief Counsel’s office of the Internal Revenue Service and his experience as a board member and board chair of various Western New York charities.
Also honored was former partner Frederick Stephen Marty, who retired from Hiscock & Barclay in 2012. Marty was the recipient of the 2016 New York State Bar Association President’s Pro Bono Service Award in the Senior Lawyer category.