Firm Attorneys Honored by Legal Services Organizations

November 11, 2021

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) recognized Patterson Belknap attorneys Emma Ellman-Golan and Michael Farinacci for their substantial pro bono contributions to NYCLA’s Veterans Discharge Upgrade and Parole Prep projects.

On Tuesday, October 26, 2021, Patterson Belknap attorneys Jennifer Brown and Maryann Clemente were named to Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) 2021 Pro Bono Dean’s list. The list recognizes the “hardworking and dedicated attorneys” who have “helped keep our community afloat through pro bono service on civil legal matters” throughout the pandemic, economic recession, and racial injustice of the past year.

On Wednesday, November 10, 2021, Patterson Belknap was honored to receive LatinoJustice’s Pro Bono Publico Award at their 2021 Annual Awards Gala. The Annual Awards Gala honors “institutional and individual leaders who help to advance” the organization’s mission of creating a more “just society by using and challenging the rule of law to secure transformative, equitable and accessible justice, by empowering our community and by fostering leadership through advocacy and education.”