Munger, Tolles & Olson attorney Adam I. Kaplan was named 2018 “BAUDL Hero” by the Bay Area Urban Debate League (BAUDL) at its annual gala on May 8, 2018.
Mr. Kaplan, a longtime supporter of BAUDL, wrote a grant that allowed the organization to re-launch its legal mentoring program. Students in this program have collectively earned more than $1 million in scholarships. Mr. Kaplan has obtained grants for BAUDL each year since 2014. He is also a member of the legal pipeline committee of BAUDL’s advisory council and serves as a mentor to a BAUDL debater.
Mr. Kaplan also leads the firm’s fundraising efforts for BAUDL’s Champions of Diversity Challenge, an annual contest between Bay Area law firms to compete to raise money to support BAUDL programs.
Munger, Tolles & Olson ranked third in the 2018 Champions of Diversity donation drive, raising more than $12,000.