One of the more touching stories from the latest issue of New York Metro Super Lawyers magazine involves Andrew “Duke” Maloney III‘s pro bono representation of the family of Holland & Knight partner Glenn Winuk, who died on Sept. 11, 2001. For years, the federal government denied the Winuk family’s claim under the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Act, which recognizes volunteer rescue workers who die in the line of duty. The story, “Real Heroes,” by Amy Kates, begins this way:
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, after Holland & Knight partner Glenn Winuk helped evacuate his building on 195 Broadway, he raced the block and a half to the chaos at the World Trade Center to offer his services as a trained EMT.
“They didn’t find his remains until the spring of 2002,” says Andrew “Duke” Maloney III, a partner at Kreindler & Kreindler, who practices aviation litigation.
Full story here.