(May 8, 2012, Weil News)
Benton Bodamer, a senior corporate associate in the Boston office of international law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, has been accepted into the Boston Bar Association’s 2012-2013 Public Interest Leadership Program.
Mr. Bodamer is one of only 14 members selected for the program, which targets individuals who stand out as emerging leaders with a commitment to public service. Participants in the 14-month program will meet local community leaders and participate in public service activities that benefit the community, as well as execute programs that utilize talent and resources from alumni of the program.
As an associate at Weil, Mr. Bodamer represents public and private companies and financial sponsors involved in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, divestitures, and restructurings. Committed to serving the community, Mr. Bodamer belongs to both Weil’s global and Boston pro bono committees and serves as the current co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s (BBA) Pro Bono Committee for the Business Transactions Section.
Mr. Bodamer’s pro bono matters frequently involve counseling not-for-profit organizations and boards on corporate and governance matters and his existing work with the BBA includes increasing available opportunities for transactional attorneys in Boston to provide pro bono advice to area not-for-profits.