Paul, Weiss is committed to providing impactful pro bono legal assistance to individuals and organizations in need. Our program is all-encompassing, spanning the core issues facing our society.
The Legal Aid Society recognized several Paul, Weiss attorneys and the firm as a whole at the 2017 Pro Bono Publico Awards for their pro bono contributions over the past year. The firm was honored for its work staffing an emergency immigration hotline on a weekly basis since the first Travel Ban against majority-Muslim countries in late January of 2017. Dozens of firm attorneys have been involved in the effort, including counsel, associates and staff attorneys. Pro Bono Administrator Peter Slag has managed the firm's participation.
Legal Aid also recognized the following attorneys with individual awards: Les Fagen, Roberto Gonzalez, Audra Soloway, Aidan Synnott, Amy Barton, Farrah Berse, Jeremy Benjamin, Michael Brodlieb, Paul Chaffin, Chas Hamilton, Sarah Istel, Michelle Kallen, Andrew Kau, Evan Meyerson, Jessica Morton, Daniel Rudofsky, Rachna Shah, Mary Spooner, Samantha Weinberg and Benjamin Weintraub.