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Paul, Weiss, Apollo Collaborate on 2021 Veterans’ Discharge Upgrade Clinic with National Veterans Legal Services Program
- November 16, 2021
Paul, Weiss, in partnership with our client Apollo Global Management, hosted a virtual pro bono clinic with legal service provider National Veterans Legal Service Program (NVLSP). NVLSP works with veterans to ensure that the government delivers the benefits to which veterans and active duty personnel are entitled because of disabilities resulting from their military service.
In honor of Veterans Day, we partnered with NVLSP’s Lawyers Serving Warriors Program, which provides free legal assistance through a network of volunteer attorneys to veterans with various military disability issues. Staff attorneys from the NVLSP began the event with a training on discharge upgrade applications and common discharge upgrade arguments, followed by meetings with Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force veterans.
The Paul, Weiss team included real estate counsel Ira Gilbert and Allen Wieder, and associate Hannah Duus; corporate associates Matthew Battaglia, Dan Kang and Abigail Sia; litigation associates Kristina Bunting, Alexander Deutsch, Matthew Merlo and Tarek Roshdy; tax associate Dhrumit Joshi; and pro bono attorneys Jeremy Benjamin, Emily Donohoe and Pradine Saint-Fort. Attorneys from Apollo Global Management also joined the clinic. The clinic was organized by pro bono attorney Emily Donohoe.