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Celebrating Wiley Rein’s Pro Bono Accomplishments!

Posted in Community Events, Firm Wide Events, Outreach, Pro Bono
Wiley Rein held its fourth annual Pro Bono Program Celebration on October 25, celebrating 22 attorneys for their significant commitment and contributions to pro bono matters. These matters range from helping groups with 501(c)(3) applications to defending individuals’ civil rights, and representing children, immigrants, prisoners, students, and countless others. The Pro Bono Committee is very… Continue Reading

2016 March Madness Charity Bracket Challenge

Posted in Associate Events, Community Events, Community Service, Firm Wide Events, Pro Bono
Last week, Wiley Rein kicked off its Sixth Annual March Madness Charity Bracket Challenge. This event is much anticipated throughout the year as it provides both attorneys and professional staff the opportunity to join in the excitement of March Madness while also supporting The Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and the… Continue Reading

Ted Howard Receives Wiley A. Branton Award

Posted in Pro Bono
This afternoon, Ted Howard, the firm’s Pro Bono Partner, was honored with the prestigious Wiley A. Branton Award at the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs annual Wiley A. Branton Awards Luncheon. In addition to Ted’s family, over 30 Wiley Rein attorneys, professional staff, and summer associates attended to support Ted as… Continue Reading

A Round of Applause for Wiley Rein’s Pro Bono Efforts

Posted in Community Events, Community Service, Pro Bono
Last night, Wiley Rein attorneys and staff gathered at the firm’s monthly wine and cheese event to celebrate another outstanding year of pro bono accomplishments.  Forty attorneys and legal assistants were recognized for devoting 100 hours or more to pro bono service, and nearly 25 people were recognized for their contributions to pro bono matters. … Continue Reading

Cookin’ for a Cause

Posted in Outreach, Pro Bono
Last night, Wiley Rein attorneys Floyd Chapman, Joe Kakesh, Jessica Lyons, Caroline Van Wie, and Jen Williams competed in CulinAerie’s Generous Associates Campaign Competition.  The competition, initiated in 2013, is a way to reward those law firms that raised the most money for Legal Aid during the annual Generous Associates Campaign.  This year, Wiley Rein… Continue Reading

Associates’ Victory in Pro Bono Immigration Case Reunites Client with Family

Posted in Pro Bono
This year’s Fourth of July will hold special meaning for a Wiley Rein pro bono client who recently reunited with his family in Virginia, thanks to the efforts of associates Craig Fansler and Rachel Hunnicutt. Working in partnership with the nonprofit Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition, Craig and Rachel persuaded an immigration judge to… Continue Reading