Perspectives on Pro Bono
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The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery and the weaponization of race against Chris Cooper are heartbreaking reminders that many Americans, including colleagues at Arent Fox, have to carry with them every day the added burden of being a person of color in our country.
Arent Fox Partner Hunter Carter is receiving special recognition for his dedicated efforts to secure marriage equality in Latin America.
Nation’s Top Child-Focused Organizations Strongly Urge California Federal Court to Oppose Trump Administration’s Move to End Flores Settlement
Arent Fox LLP filed an amicus brief in the US District Court for the Central District of California in support of the Plaintiff in Jenny Lisette Flores, et al., v. William Barr, Attorney General of the United States, et al.
RAICES, Arent Fox, and Aldea PJC File Suit Against Detention Center Company for Forcefully Re-Separating Immigrant Families
RAICES, Arent Fox LLP, and Aldea PJC have filed suit in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas on behalf of a group of 26 plaintiffs who fled life-threatening violence in their home countries to seek asylum in the United States.
On December 4, Complex Litigation Partner James H. Hulme was elected Vice President of the Council for Court Excellence at the nonprofit’s semi-annual board meeting held in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.
Robert L. Capers Appointed to Independent Advisory Panel by Police Commissioner James O’Neill to Review NYPD Discipline Policies
Partner Robert L. Capers, a former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and co-leader of the firm’s Government Enforcement & White Collar practice, has been appointed by the New York Police Commissioner to serve on an Independent External Panel.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship. Each second year law student will receive a $20,000 award and participate in the firm's 2018 Summer Program.
As part of Arent Fox's continuing pro bono work in favor of marriage equality at home and abroad, Hunter Carter was in Panama recently to file an amicus brief on behalf of the New York City Bar before the Panama Supreme Court.
On May 16, the Council for Court Excellence's Executive Committee selected Cynthia W. Roseberry to succeed June B. Kress as executive director, effective June 12, 2017.
Arent Fox Files Amicus Brief in High Profile Civil Rights Case on Behalf of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
This week, Arent Fox attorneys and staff authored and filed an amicus brief in a high profile federal civil rights case challenging the pre-trial bail system in Harris County, Texas.
On October 19, the United Nations hosted at its headquarters in New York an exclusive premiere of “The Uncondemned” in advance of the film’s US release.
On March 18, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia delivered a significant win for Washington, DC residents when it ruled that District lawmakers have the ability to determine how to spend local revenue without approval by the US Congress.
On November 4, Arent Fox partner Darrell Gay and senior associate Temitope Yusuf were honored at the 2015 Legal Defense Fund 29th Annual National Equal Justice Awards Dinner in New York City.
Several Arent Fox attorneys were honored on October 14 with the Capital Area Immigrant Rights Coalition Detained Children’s Champion Award for outstanding pro bono service to juvenile detainees.
Earlier this summer, Los Angeles hosted the Special Olympics World Summer Games at venues throughout the city. The games featured more than 6,400 athletes from 177 countries who competed in 27 sports, including aquatics, gymnastics, track and field, basketball, football, tennis, and volleyball.
Arent Fox proudly supported the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, held in Los Angeles from July 5 to August 2, 2015, by contributing pro bono legal services for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games Organizing Committee.