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.