Celebrating the Heroism and Sacrifice of 9/11

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the horrific attacks of 9/11, when a small group of terrorists used commercial airliners to crash into the in and the Pentagon outside . A fourth airliner attack was thwarted by brave passengers and crashed in . We remember not so much that attacks as the heroism and sacrifice of the many victims and response personnel. Holland & Knight, in particular, celebrates the selfless actions of one of its own. Glenn J. Winuk was a partner in the office and a long-time volunteer firefighter. When the were attacked just blocks from the firm’s office and everyone was seeking safety, Glenn went into the to render assistance. His remains were found months later in the rubble. The firm sponsored a Memorial Wall at FDNY Ten House, adjacent to the to honor his memory and that of all the response personnel involved.

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