Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, Partner Thomas P. Giuffra has been elected to serve as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Membership in The Fellows is limited to one-third of one percent of lawyers in each state, and is achieved first through nomination by members in the candidate's jurisdiction, followed by election by the Board of the Foundation. Selection recognizes attorneys whose "professional, public and private career has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of the community, the traditions of the profession and the maintenance and advancement of the objectives of the American Bar Association."
Established in 1952, the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an independent, nonprofit national institute committed to research on law and legal institutions. Their program of sociolegal research is conducted by an interdisciplinary staff of Research Fellows trained in such diverse fields as law, sociology, psychology, political science, economics, history, and anthropology.