Published September 4, 2012 by delia1979

Free Tony The Tiger

Congratulations! Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Receives Pro Bono Award for Efforts in Animal Law from Animal Legal Defense Fund. Attorneys from Baker Donelson are providing pro bono assistance in Tony’s case.

August 28, 2012

(New Orleans, LA/August 28, 2012) Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named the 2011 Advancement in Animal Law Pro Bono Achievement Award winner by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF).

Over the last two years, Baker Donelson attorneys Monica A. Frois, Laura E. Carlisle, Erin Pelleteri, Brandy N. Sheely and Anne Derbes Wittmann have provided assistance to the ALDF in its efforts to secure the release of a Siberian-Bengal tiger. “Tony the Truck Stop Tiger” has been confined as a roadside exhibit at a Louisiana truck stop for more than ten years. Last year, a permanent injunction was granted against the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries preventing it from…

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