Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott member Francis G.X. Pileggi received the 2019 Chief Justice William Killen Award for Second Amendment Appellate Advocacy from the Delaware State Sportsmen’s Association for his work defending people’s rights to bear arms.

According to Pileggi’s bio on Eckert Seaman’s website, this is his second time receiving this award, his first time being in 2015.

According to its website, the DSSA is the NRA’s official state affiliate.

Pileggi focuses his practice primarily in areas of corporate and commercial litigation and also litigates Second Amendment cases and related constitutional issues on behalf of civil rights organizations.