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Paul, Weiss Recognized by The American Lawyer for Win in Criminal Pro Bono Appeal

Litigation associate Katarina Broeksmit was recognized by The American Lawyer’s “Litigation Daily” column on July 22 for her win in a criminal pro bono case.

On July 20, Katarina won a rare reversal of a first-degree murder conviction for a pro bono client in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Our client, who was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for her alleged part in a purported murder-for-hire conspiracy resulting in the death of her estranged husband, was granted a new trial. Also mentioned in the article were litigation partner Dan Kramer, who supervised the matter, associates Erin Morgan, Meaghan Brennan and Jacob Humerick, and pro bono attorney Jeremy Benjamin.

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