Perspectives on Pro Bono
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ArentFox Schiff is pleased to announce the firm is being recognized by Global Citizen Experience (GCE) Lab School in Chicago for donating more than $250,000 in pro bono legal services.
AFS partnered with GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) to assist in and secure a favorable client outcome in Williams v. Kincaid, a suit alleging lack of reasonable accommodation for gender dysmorphia under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Mir Ali has been recognized among Crain’s Chicago Business’ Notable Military Veteran Executives in 2021.
Partner Eva Pulliam recently spoke with Above the Law’s The Jabot podcast about Arent Fox's Center for Racial Equality.
The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery and the weaponization of race against Chris Cooper are heartbreaking reminders that many Americans, including colleagues at Arent Fox, have to carry with them every day the added burden of being a person of color in our country.
Arent Fox Partner Hunter Carter is receiving special recognition for his dedicated efforts to secure marriage equality in Latin America.
Caitlin Ajax is an environmental lawyer with an active pro bono practice who was recently recognized with the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) 2019 Distinguished Service Award for her generous pro bono contributions and extensive commitment to addressing injustices on behalf of CVLS clients.
Schiff Partner Paul Dengel reflects back on founding the first firm-adopted CVLS neighborhood clinic – from how it all began in the early years to the reason why it remains strong 40 years later.
Nation’s Top Child-Focused Organizations Strongly Urge California Federal Court to Oppose Trump Administration’s Move to End Flores Settlement
Arent Fox LLP filed an amicus brief in the US District Court for the Central District of California in support of the Plaintiff in Jenny Lisette Flores, et al., v. William Barr, Attorney General of the United States, et al.
RAICES, Arent Fox, and Aldea PJC File Suit Against Detention Center Company for Forcefully Re-Separating Immigrant Families
RAICES, Arent Fox LLP, and Aldea PJC have filed suit in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas on behalf of a group of 26 plaintiffs who fled life-threatening violence in their home countries to seek asylum in the United States.
On December 4, Complex Litigation Partner James H. Hulme was elected Vice President of the Council for Court Excellence at the nonprofit’s semi-annual board meeting held in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.
Schiff Hardin LLP is proud to announce its recent partnership with the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program, which provides pro bono assistance to unrepresented veterans or their loved ones appealing the denial of VA benefits.
Schiff successfully secured complete relief from deportation to Iraq for a pro bono client who was detained for over 13 months by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Schiff successfully secured an evidentiary hearing on a post-conviction petition filed on behalf of our pro bono client, who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2014 and sentenced to a 55-year imprisonment.
Schiff Hardin is participating in a pro bono effort organized by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to provide legal assistance to ensure the safety and well-being of migrant children who have been separated from family members after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
Robert L. Capers Appointed to Independent Advisory Panel by Police Commissioner James O’Neill to Review NYPD Discipline Policies
Partner Robert L. Capers, a former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and co-leader of the firm’s Government Enforcement & White Collar practice, has been appointed by the New York Police Commissioner to serve on an Independent External Panel.
Schiff Hardin is proud to announce that the firm has been named to the Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Pro Bono Recognition Roster for the seventh consecutive year.