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    Arent Fox’s Pierre-Richard Prosper Honored by American Jewish Congress with Louis D. Brandeis Award

    September 17, 2008

    LOS ANGELES -SEPTEMBER 17, 2008 - Arent Fox LLP is proud to announce that Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper, counsel at the firm's Los Angeles office, has been selected by the American Jewish Congress as the recipient of this year’s prestigious Louis D. Brandeis Award. Ambassador Prosper was honored for his work related to furthering women's human rights issues, for his role in bringing to justice those who perpetrated genocide in Rwanda and successfully convincing a United Nations tribunal to recognize rape as an act of genocide and a crime against humanity.

    Ambassador Prosper joins a long list of distinguished past Louis D. Brandeis Award recipients, including US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Israeli President Shimon Peres, violinist Itzhak Perlman, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Ambassador Richard Holbrooke and Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone.