RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that Nancy Smith, vice president, senior counsel and assistant corporate secretary, has been honored by the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) for her volunteer work facilitating and contributing to pro bono legal clinics.
“The legal clinics sponsored by HAP play an instrumental role in transforming the lives of homeless individuals and families,” said Kirkland Hicks, executive vice president and general counsel for Lincoln Financial. “By contributing her time and expertise, Nancy has helped so many people navigate the legal system in order to obtain much needed birth certificates, disability benefits and other important tools that will elevate their situations. She is a dedicated attorney who serves as an advocate for the homeless and we are extremely proud of her accomplishments.”
HAP is a Philadelphia non-profit that provides direct outreach to homeless individuals and families in need of legal services. The organization has also recognized Lincoln Financial for its support as an outstanding corporate partner.
With over 20 years of experience as an attorney, Smith joined Lincoln Financial’s legal team in 2009. She received her undergraduate degree from LaSalle University and her juris doctor from University of Baltimore’s School of Law. Since 2011, Smith has served on the Board of Directors for HAP, and she was also recognized for her volunteer efforts in 2013 during the non-profit’s last awards cycle.
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