Debevoise Wins Law Firm Division at the Inaugural Armory NYC Indoor Marathon

11 April 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is pleased to announce that the firm won the law firm division at the inaugural Armory NYC Indoor Marathon.

A team of eight Debevoise lawyers (seven partners and one associate) participated in the marathon at the Armory on Sunday, April 10. In addition to winning the law firm division, the firm finished in 9th place overall out of 44 teams with a time of 2:44:57. Among relay teams, Debevoise placed fifth. The Debevoise team consisted of partners Peggy Davenport, Mark Goodman, Mary Beth Hogan, Jon Lewis, Greg Lyons, Nicole Mesard and Jordan Murray and associate Jessica O’Connell.

The 2016 Armory NYC Indoor Marathon consisted of 14 separate relay marathons, including World Record challenge races for individual men and women, and 12 heats of corporate-oriented team marathons. In total, more than 2,500 runners participated in the 3-day event. Relay team size varied from two to eight people.

Money raised by the relay race will support the non-profit Armory Foundation The Armory Foundation is dedicated to serving youth by promoting fitness and education through a broad range of athletic, educational and community programs.

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