Snell & Wilmer Partner Mike M. Donahey Joins Board of Directors of St. Mary's Food Bank


PHOENIX – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Phoenix Partner Mike M. Donahey has been appointed to serve on the board of directors of St. Mary’s Food Bank

“We are honored to have Mike join our board of directors,’’ said Milt Liu, St. Mary’s President and CEO. “His passion for our mission, energy, and extensive experience with nonprofit boards in the Valley will undoubtedly help us as we work to serve our neighbors in need.”

Founded in 1967 by John van Hengel, St. Mary’s Food Bank serves to alleviate hunger through the gathering and distribution of food while encouraging self-sufficiency, collaboration, advocacy, and education. A community-based organization comprised of individual donors, corporate donors, and private grants, the food bank helps fight hunger, builds community relationships, and improves the quality of life for Arizonians in need. Today, St. Mary’s Food Bank is one of the largest food banks in the United States. 

“I look forward to serving the food bank and to help advance its mission to alleviate hunger in the community,” said Donahey.

Donahey is a senior corporate and securities partner. His practice is concentrated in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, SEC reporting and compliance, condemnation, corporate governance, and venture capital. He is experienced with representing industries including water and wastewater utilities, homebuilding and construction, transportation, defense, high technology products and services, medical and dental products, consumer products, life insurance, education services, software, and food products. Recognized as a leader in his field by numerous prestigious legal outlets including Chambers, The Best Lawyers in America ®, and Super Lawyers, Donahey serves as leader of the corporate and securities practice group in Phoenix and firmwide. He also serves on the firm’s five-person Executive Committee and three-person Compensation Committee. Donahey received his J.D. from University of Iowa College of Law and his B.A. from the University of Iowa.

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