At Downey Brand, we are more than the billable hour. We take great pride in contributing to the vibrant communities in which we live and work. From our four offices across California and Northern Nevada, we proudly support community organizations through sponsorships, donations of in-kind services, and most notably, through participation by our attorneys and professional staff.

Many of our attorneys and professional staff lend their leadership skills and time to nonprofits throughout the region. Their volunteer efforts allow us to continue our longstanding tradition of believing that helping others is a result of both financial assistance and personal involvement. Our attorneys and professional staff have the privilege of serving on a broad range of charitable boards and are active participants, contributors, and supporters to more than 60 community organizations and programs:

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Partner Megan Somogyi Joins the Inaugural Board of Directors for Ballet22

Downey Brand is thrilled to announce that energy and public utility regulation partner Megan Somogyi has been invited to join Ballet22’s inaugural Board of Directors.

Megan has been involved with and inspired by Ballet22 the moment she watched their first virtual program in 2020, shortly after Ballet22 was founded.

“I believe the arts are an important bellwether for society’s health and growth. Ballet22’s first program was unlike anything I had ever seen, and it felt like hope,” said Megan. “I was hooked after that first performance and began volunteering and supporting Ballet22 immediately. Two years later, I am honored to join their inaugural Board of Directors.”

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