City Bar Justice Center Announces Winners of Third Annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service
The City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar, has announced the winners of the third annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service. Honoring volunteer lawyers for outstanding work on Justice Center projects, the awards will be presented at a Celebration of Service reception on Monday, October 24th, as part of National Pro Bono Week. This year’s winners are:
Richard Bernardo, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Kristopher Brown, Dechert LLP
Natalie Shimmel Drucker, Simpson Thacher/Goldman Sachs
Hugh Hill, Hogan Lovells LLP
Aviania Iliadis, Latham Watkins
Rene Kathawala, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Jae Kim, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
Ben Kusmin, Cooley LLP
William Lang, Nixon Peabody LLP
Sean Porter, Dechert LLP
Robert B. Fiske Jr. , Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, will deliver a keynote address and Jay Holtmeier, City Bar Fund Board Chair, will present the awards. City Bar President Samuel W. Seymour will provide introductory remarks.
What: Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service
When: Monday, October 24, 2011, 6:30 PM — 8 PM
Where: New York City Bar Association, 42 West 44 th Street
Invitation only. Media welcome.
Jeremy G. Epstein , who passed away in May 2009, was a partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP and a board member at the City Bar Justice Center, The Legal Aid Society and the Fund for Modern Courts. He logged over 5,000 hours of pro bono and public service over the last 20 years.