Skip to Main Content

Caplin & Drysdale Gives Back to the DC Community

June 19, 2013

A brave crew of Caplin & Drysdale attorneys and support staff were on hand on Thursday, June 13, 2013, to help Buildable Hours, Inc.—a Washington, D.C. nonprofit organization—build a new home for a deserving family accepted into the Habitat for Humanity program.  Buildable Hours, a 501(c)(3) organization co-founded in 2001 by Caplin & Drysdale President Scott D. Michel, "was created to direct law firm summer associate programs toward an activity that would make a lasting difference in our communities," said Mr. Michel.  Summer Associate Benjamin Eisenstat commented "It was very fulfilling to work as a team to help give back.  Every two by four that we helped move brought a family in need one step closer to a new home and that is an incredible feeling."

Pictured from left to right (back row): Joseph Brothers, Summer Associate; Benjamin Eisenstat, Summer Associate; John Riggleman, Firm Administrator; Nawel Amerg, Attorney Recruiting Manager; William Fournier, Associate; Steve Pennartz, Paralegal; Jacob Clauson, Associate

Pictured from left to right (front row): Stafford Smiley, Senior Counsel; Joseph Birkenstock, Member; Sonia Rajguru, Marketing Coordinator; Kelee Lawrence, Administrative/HR Assistant; Meredith Palenik, Paralegal; Margaret Wood, Administrative/HR Assistant; Sae Jin Yoon, Summer Associate; Jeff Campbell, Controller




About Caplin & Drysdale
Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary in 2014, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills -- combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment -- make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:
For more information, please visit us at
Washington, DC Office:
One Thomas Circle NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
New York, NY Office:
600 Lexington Avenue
21st Floor
New York, NY 10022


This communication does not provide legal advice, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship with you or any other reader. If you require legal guidance in any specific situation, you should engage a qualified lawyer for that purpose. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Attorney Advertising
It is possible that under the laws, rules, or regulations of certain jurisdictions, this may be construed as an advertisement or solicitation.
© 2020 Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
All Rights Reserved.