Nixon Peabody Provides Pro Bono Counsel to IMC Clubs Volunteer Mentor Program Helps Instrument Pilots Improve Efficiency

Norwood, MA, May 12, 2010 --( IMC Clubs, a volunteer mentor program which provides resources to newly licensed airplane pilots to promote safe flying, has retained international law firm Nixon Peabody LLP. The firm will serve as general corporate counsel as IMC Clubs look to expand to new markets and regions. Nixon Peabody will provide legal advice ranging from day-to-day business counsel to labor and employment and trademark matters.

“Nixon Peabody’s depth of aviation industry knowledge is a real asset to our organization,” said Ken Dustin, Vice President of IMC Clubs. "As we grow our organization and expand into new markets, we are delighted to work with a law firm who shares our realistic, yet optimistic view of the future.”

“We are honored and excited to partner with this terrific not-for-profit organization,” added Gary Oberstein, Partner in Nixon Peabody’s Boston office. “The IMC Club provides a means for pilots to receive ongoing coaching, training, and mentoring, which enables them to hone their skills and fly more safely in the system. The organization is fortunate to have two very talented and dedicated founders in Radek Wyrzykowski and Ken Dustin.”

About IMC Clubs:

The IMC Club is a membership based organization focused on instrument rated pilots and flight instructors, with a network of chapters throughout the nation. Our intent is to create a community of pilots in order to share information, provide recognition, foster communications, promote safety and build proficiency in instrument flying.

About Nixon Peabody:

Nixon Peabody LLP is recognized as a “Global 100” law firm—one of the largest in the world. With 800 attorneys collaborating across major practice areas in 17 cities, including Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Rochester, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC, the firm’s size, diversity, and advanced technological resources enable it to offer comprehensive legal services to individuals and organizations of all sizes in local, state, national, and international matters. Nixon Peabody attorneys and staff have a strong commitment to pro bono through supporting the communities in which they live. From representing refugees fleeing persecution in their home countries to helping low income micro-entrepreneurs get their struggling businesses off the ground, our contributions are many and diverse.

Radek Wyrzykowski