Edwards Wildman has launched a paid US-based internship program for veterans, reported the Boston Business Journal. The internship was organized by an affinity group within the firm focused on former military personnel and chaired by Bob McGowan, Edwards Wildman's global director of finance and accounting and a former Army officer. In the article, “Edwards Wildman Extends Hand to Veterans
," McGowan said, "There’s clearly other firms that could easily do this and they'd benefit the veterans and themselves. I really hope that this will be something of a larger thing that companies will decide to do."