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Fried Frank Honored by Legal Aid Society

Accolades | December 17, 2021

Fried Frank was honored by the Legal Aid Society with a 2021 Pro Bono Publico Award for outstanding service to the organization and its clients. Individual Fried Frank attorneys recognized for their exceptional contributions as pro bono volunteers include real estate partner Ross Z. Silver, and real estate associates Simon J. Elkharrat and Heather Paik.
Since 2015, Fried Frank has worked with the Legal Aid Society in various pro bono initiatives. This year, the Firm acted as pro bono counsel to The Legal Aid Society, as tenant, in connection with its 30-year, approximately 200,000 square foot lease, which is intended to be subjected to a leasehold condominium, at 40 Worth Street in New York City. The Legal Aid Society, which currently has offices at 40 Worth Street, 199 Water Street, and 80 Pine Street, will consolidate its offices to the TriBeCa office property. 

The Legal Aid Society is the nation's oldest and largest public interest legal organization, providing quality legal representation to low-income New Yorkers since 1876. Firm Chairman David J. Greenwald is a member of the Board of Directors of The Legal Aid Society.

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