FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jennifer Gerrett
Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (August 14, 2014) – Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced that Kate Knox was honored as the 2014 Partner in Pride by the Maine Democratic Party. The honor signifies Knox’s tireless advocacy for equality for all Mainers.
Representative Matt Moonen presented Knox with the award and commented on her work with Maine Democratic Party and EqualityMaine. “Thanks to Kate’s leadership and strategic thinking, we have made remarkable strides toward full equality here in Maine,” said Moonen. “She is the kind of person who makes me want to work harder not to let her down, because I know she’s not going to let me down.” It is her second time receiving this honor.
Kate Knox, shareholder, is a member of the Legislative and Political Law Practice Group. Her practice focuses on lobbying, campaign compliance and election law. Knox advises clients on all aspects of campaign finance laws, including government ethics requirements, political action committee formation and governance, ballot question campaigns, and she drafts legislation and administrative rules. She also represents a wide variety of clients before the Maine State Legislature.
A resident of Portland, Maine, Knox is recognized in Best Lawyers in America for her work in government relations. She is a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers, the National Association of Social Workers and is an adjunct professor at University of Maine School of Law. Knox earned her JD from University of Maine School of Law, her MSW from University of Maine School of Social Work, and her BS from Skidmore College.
About Bernstein Shur
Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial law firms, Bernstein Shur has more than 100 attorneys in offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is Maine’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at www.bernsteinshur.com.