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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.—The Impact Economy exists at the intersection of doing good and doing well, as companies apply for-profit solutions to address critical social problems.
Womble Carlyle would like to invite the Charlottesville community to learn more about the Impact Economy at “Purpose + Profit: An Impact Conversation.” The event takes place from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th at Live Arts, located at 123 E. Water St. Womble Carlyle attorneys Jason Hicks and Amanda Norris Ames and Director of Impact Strategies Mark Newberg will lead the conversation.
Whether you're an entrepreneur or an academic, an investor or a student, or just interested in learning more about Impact in Charlottesville (and what we can do with it), join Womble Carlyle to learn more on why Charlottesville is the perfect place for the Impact Economy to take hold.
Click here to read more about Womble Carlyle’s Impact Economy practice.
Jason Hicks, a partner in Womble Carlyle’s DC and Charlottesville, Va. office, has experience litigating cases and counseling clients in a wide variety of matters involving contract disputes, business torts, federal and state antitrust laws, franchise laws, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. In that regard, Hicks has represented clients in the manufacturing, defense, pharmaceutical, real estate and gaming industries.
Amanda Norris Ames focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, antitrust law, complex civil litigation, and government investigations. Her experience includes litigating complex tax, bankruptcy, commercial and criminal matters at the federal level. Prior to entering private practice, Ames worked as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She practices in Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, Va.
Mark Newberg is Director of Impact Strategies for Womble Carlyle, where he is helping launch an Impact Economy practice and develop an integrated Impact Team that is dedicated to supporting the growth of businesses and entrepreneurs in the Impact Economy. Newberg also serves as the Managing Director of Impact Investment Strategies for 5 Stone Green Capital.