FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 19, 2022

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PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP ATTORNEY SAMUEL BORBOR-SAWYER NAMED UKULELE KIDS CLUB GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP attorney Samuel Borbor-Sawyer has been named the Governance Committee Chair for the Ukulele Kids Club (UKC)  beginning November 1, 2022.  Mr. Borbor-Sawyer also serves as a director on the organization’s National Board of Directors.  The Governance Committee is responsible for recruiting new members, conducting orientations, producing board materials, and evaluating the performance of the board itself. 

Founded in 2014, the UKC supports music therapy for hospitalized children by giving them a ukulele to use during their hospital stay and to keep for home.  As of 2022, the UKC has donated more than 12,000 ukuleles to children in more than 200 hospitals in North America, Europe and Asia. 

Mr. Borbor-Sawyer is an associate at Phillips Lytle and a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group.  He was admitted to the UKC board in November 2021, and also became a member of the Governance Committee at that time.  Mr. Borbor-Sawyer is a member of the American Bar Association, Bar Association of Erie County, Minority Bar Association of Western New York and New York State Bar Association.  He also serves on the board of directors for the Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center, Inc., and was listed in The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Lawyers in New York.    

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