Mr. Downey is active in pro bono matters, representing indigent clients in a variety of cases, including immigration claims and claims involving victims of child abuse.
Mr. Downey is:
President of the board of directors for Catholic Charities.
past president of the board of directors of Open Stage of Harrisburg, a professional nonprofit regional theatre dedicated to presenting thought-provoking plays and community-wide educational outreach programs.
past vice president of the Mechanicsburg Soccer Club, where he coached youth soccer.