S&C Wins Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico AwardNovember 4, 2010
On November 4, The Legal Aid Society presented S&C with a Pro Bono Publico Award for the Firm’s work on behalf of New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s task force to expand access to civil legal services in New York City. Task force member Mr. Giuffra accepted the award from Judge Lippman on behalf of S&C. Ms. Levy, counsel to the task force, was also present for the ceremony, which was held in New York. In addition, S&C associates Mr. Akavan, Mr. Hughes, Mr. Kahn, Mr. McCarthy and Ms. Volik, and former associate Mr. Parham were recognized for providing outstanding pro bono service to long-term permanent residents who served in the Vietnam War and are now seeking U.S. citizenship.