Fried Frank was recognized by The Legal Aid Society as a recipient of the 2016 Pro Bono Publico award for “Outstanding Service to The Legal Aid Society and its Clients.” The Honorable Janet DiFiore, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and of the State of New York, presented Fried Frank with the award at a ceremony on October 26, 2016. Legal Aid honored the outstanding work of volunteer lawyers, law firms, corporations and other professionals who provide legal services on behalf of low-income New Yorkers.
In addition to recognizing Fried Frank, the following individuals were honored at the event:
Corporate special counsel Judy E. Kim and corporate associates Craig Bergmann, Michael Chen, Hayley Cohen, Evan Ewing, Thomas C. Katsiotas, and Matthew S. Smith; real estate associates Julianne E. Befeler, Maura K. Gallagher and Stephanie Spell; trusts & estates special counsel Jane Revellino; and tax associates Daniel Jacobson and Bryan Y. Lee.
The Legal Aid Society is the nation's oldest and largest public interest legal organization, and has been providing quality legal representation to low-income New Yorkers since 1876. To learn more about the organization, click here.