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Davis & Gilbert Sponsors Advertising Week’s Friars Club Roast

NEW YORK, September 14, 2007 — Davis & Gilbert LLP announced today that it was sponsoring Advertising Week’s roast of O. Burtch Drake on September 26, 2007 at The Friars Club, New York City. The invitation only event will be hosted by Susie Essman of HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”.

Mr. Drake is being honored as Advertising Person of the Year for his work as President and CEO of the American Association of Advertising Agencies.

About Davis & Gilbert LLP

Since the days when Sen. William Benton (the founder of Benton & Bowles) and his client, a major packaged goods company, asked Davis & Gilbert to structure the deal for the first radio soap opera, Davis & Gilbert has been synonymous with marketing communications and business law. Today the firm serves as advertising, regulatory and intellectual property counsel to many major corporations, including some of the world's leading brands.  Davis & Gilbert counts four of the largest agency holding companies among its clients and provides services on a worldwide basis. The firm holds the preeminent position in this dynamic segment, handling virtually every legal requirement -- from corporate governance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, employment practices and executive benefits and compensation -- to new media, real estate, taxation, estate planning and more.