Campbell Beats Wake to Win NC Legal Feeding Frenzy

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RALEIGH, NC – Campbell Law School has won the 2021 North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy beating out perennial winner Wake Forest Law and Duke Law schools, Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced.

The annual joint program of the N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein, the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA)’s Young Lawyers Division, the North Carolina Bar Foundation (NCBF) and the Feeding the Carolinas food banks, the competition aims to fight hunger across North Carolina by uniting the legal community in support of local food banks. The “food and fund” drive competition ran from March 1-31.

Campbell Law narrowly won the total pounds with bonuses – 48,705 and total dollars raised $9,469.83. Wake Forest Law came in second with total pounds with bonuses – 48,237 and total dollars raised – $9,415.55. Duke Law was third with total pounds with bonuses – 8,630 and total dollars raised –$43,995.85.

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein announced the winners virtually saying this year’s Legal Feeding Frenzy the most successful yet. “With your help, we were able to donate $230,539.89 (the equivalent of 922,160 pounds of food) to our local Feeding the Carolinas food banks,” he said.

Other winners included:

MVA was the large firm winner with total pounds with bonuses – 191,644; total dollars raised – $43,995.85;

McGuire Woods was the medium firm winner with total pounds with bonuses – 30,359; total dollars raised – $5,421.31;

Morningstar Law was the small firm winner with total pounds with bonuses – 47,100; total dollars raised –$8,215.25;

Fisher Law was the solo firm winner with total pounds with bonuses – 16,481; total dollars raised – $3,757.25;

Legal Aid was the public interest/government winner with total pounds with bonuses – 93,580; total dollars raised –$20,220.75;

Atrium was the corporate/in-house winner with total pounds with bonuses – 21,166; total dollars raised – $4,694.66;

Rose Harrison Gilreath & Powers won the Attorney General’s Cup with an average donation of $1,423;

Cheyenne Merrigan, Communities Manager at the NCBA earned the Altruist Award.

Erin Ball, Legal Feeding Frenzy co-chair, wrote, “I look forward to seeing the continued growth of this amazing cause in the years to come.”

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