Pro Bono and Public Service
We are deeply committed to public service and our communities. Representative public-service matters include representing:
- Victims of Asian-American violence and their families.
- Asian-American families with children with special needs, advocating before the NYC Department of Education to obtain services for their children.
- The American Bar Association in submitting amicus briefs to the Supreme Court on issues of national importance.
- The Innocence Project in challenging the scientific validity of police surveillance systems, and in submitting amicus briefs on the unreliability of eyewitness identification.
- The innocence network in submitting amicus briefs on shaken baby syndrome.
- A proposed class of people in challenging the means by which police officers effect warrantless arrests.
- Individuals in suits against the government for disclosing their HIV/AIDS status without their consent.
- A small political party in challenging New York’s heightened requirements for ballot access.
- A class of bi-national, same-sex couples in challenging the Defense of Marriage Act.
- Individuals with immigration needs, including an individual fleeing political persecution and seeking asylum, a child seeing Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and Ukrainian citizens seeking Temporary Protected Status.