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Global Activism: Chicago attorney heads to Iraq to train a group of trial lawyers

Each Thursday on Global Activism, we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place. Matt Rooney is a partner at the Chicago law firm Mayer Brown. He oversees the firm’s pro bono projects around the world. Rooney recently returned from Iraq, where he trained a group of trial lawyers via a program developed by Heartland Alliance International, a Chicago organization that provides a range of services for vulnerable Iraqis.

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