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Organization names Burns White attorney 2011 Man of the Year

Toms Donahue and Kathy Hays

Pictured: Tom Donahue with Woman of the Year Kathy Hays

Pittsburgh, May 24, 2011 – The Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) named Burns White attorney Tom Donahue as its 2011 Man of the Year at the Grand Finale Gala held May 20, 2011, at the Rahal Automotive Group – Jaguar, Land Rover, Volvo Dealership in Wexford, Pa.

As one of 12 overall Man, Woman and Teen of the Year candidates who were finalists for the award, Tom raised funds for cancer research and patient services. His efforts resulted in more than $20,000 in donations. Overall, the campaign raised $200,000 to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s research and patient financial aid campaigns.

The drive is held throughout North America and hopes to raise $12 million nationally from the various Man and Woman of the Year competitions.

Tom practices in the areas of entertainment law, transportation law, occupational illness defense and general litigation, focusing on the railroad industry. He is a 2002 graduate of Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School, a 2006 graduate of Boston College and a 2009 graduate of Duquesne University Law School, where he received the Cali Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

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