October 13, 2014
Mr. Hoenig was recognized in the Pro Bono category for his decades of work helping hundreds of nonprofit organizations. The profile notes that the organizations helped by Mr. Hoenig include those involved in child advocacy, domestic violence, caring for the poor, battling prejudice and addressing health issues. He is also credited for setting up Weil’s Not-for-Profit Practice group and developing the Firm’s annual symposium on nonprofit governance. Among other projects, the article mentions his work creating Mind Over Matter Fund, a nonprofit that will help those who have suffered brain damage, and the Global Foundation for Eating Disorders, a New York City-based organization that provides funding for scientific research to treat anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders. Partner Steven Reiss, co-head of Weil’s Pro Bono Committee, was also quoted in the article.
Mr. Hoenig and the other honorees will be recognized at an awards dinner in New York on October 14.