Peter Sloane and David Januszewski Honored for Pro Bono Work on Behalf of Kathryn A. McDonald Education Advocacy Project

Peter G. Sloane and David G. Januszewski, partners at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP were honored by The Legal Aid Society for their pro bono work on behalf of clients of the Kathryn A. McDonald Education Advocacy Project. Januszewski is also a member of the Legal Aid Board of Directors. Seymour W. James, Attorney-in-Chief, presented the awards at the EAP Fall Benefit at New York Law School. Ann McDonald of Robinson McDonald & Canna LLP and Susan Butler Plum, Founding Director of the Skadden Fellowship Foundation, served as honorary chairs.

The EAP provides early intervention, special education, and general education advocacy for children in New York City's child welfare, delinquency, and persons-in-need-of-supervision systems. Since 2001, EAP has provided direct advocacy to over 3,800 abused, neglected, and disadvantaged children. EAP has engaged in systemic reform to protect and define the special education rights of children involved in Family Court cases and has trained thousands of parents, foster parents, and child welfare professionals.