Caplin Partners with Habitat for Humanity and Buildable Hours


On June 30, 2016 Caplin & Drysdale attorneys and support staff lent a hand to help Washington, D.C., families achieve the goal of home ownership. Through Buildable Hours, a nonprofit co-founded by Member Scott D. Michel, the Caplin crew volunteered at a Habitat for Humanity site in North East Washington where they spent the day building fences, landscaping, and cleaning. “Buildable Hours does an amazing job partnering with Habitat for Humanity to provide local D.C. families with new or newly renovated homes in underserved communities,” said Amanda Leon, a Summer Associate with Caplin & Drysdale. “It was extremely gratifying to add the final touches to the home I volunteered at last year during its beginning stages.“

More About Buildable Hours
Buildable Hours, Inc. is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization of law firms committing financial and physical resources to build homes with local Habitat for Humanity organizations for deserving families.  The organization was founded in 2001 by Roger Goldman,  a partner in the Washington, D.C. Office of Latham & Watkins, and Scott Michel, a Member in the Washington, D.C. firm of Caplin & Drysdale.  For more information, please visit their website at or Facebook page!

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