Weil, Gotshal & Manges and Cahill Gordon & Reindel Report On Successful Partnerships With Legal Aid Staff
SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013

Lucy Newman, Staff Attorney from the Society’s Housing Practice, and Katie Brennan, Staff Attorney from the Brooklyn Neighborhood Office, were recently highlighted for their work with volunteer attorneys in articles published and distributed by the law firms of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.

Lucy has supervised Weil’s innovative public housing project, developed by the firm’s partnership to utilize pro bono resources to address the justice gap for low-income tenants. The firm encouraged all first year associates, corporate and litigation, to represent tenants whose housing is at risk. The article in Weil’s “2012-13 Litigation Wins Report” discusses both the benefits to Legal Aid’s clients and the associates at the firm. Read the full article (PDF).

Katie, a Site Coordinator for the Society’s Sandy Outreach effort, is featured in an article in “80 Pine”, Cahill’s newsletter for firm alumni. The author spent a day with two Cahill associates who joined Katie in Coney Island on the Society’s Mobile Justice Unit providing assistance to Sandy victims. Read the full article (PDF).