Raleigh, NC (July 26, 2010) – Mike Gordon, a partner in Smith Anderson’s Health Care and Contract Disputes and Commercial Litigation practice areas, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle (BBBST). Mike served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office under the Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau from 1995-1998. He has practiced at Smith Anderson since 1998.
The mission of BBBST is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable impact. BBBST accomplishes this goal through the establishment of long-lasting and one-to-one mentoring relationships utilizing targeted programs to address the needs of the children. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) has been the nation’s premiere name in youth mentoring; as the affiliate serving the Triangle region of North Carolinia (Raleigh, Durham, & Chapel Hill), they provide these services to at-risk youth ages 6-14 primarily from low-income single parent homes.