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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. – Day of Service at Bread for the City

Posted in Community Events, Community Service, Firm Wide Events, Outreach
On Monday, January 16, Wiley Rein had the opportunity to again serve its community in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by participating in the MLK Day of Service at Bread for the City. Wiley Rein lawyers, staff, and family members visited Bread for the City’s Southeast location to organize the shopping area and… Continue Reading

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

Wiley Rein Supports Street Law for Third Consecutive Year

Posted in Community Events, Community Service, Diversity & Inclusion, Firm Wide Events, Outreach
Yesterday marked the conclusion of the firm’s third year sponsoring the National Association for Law Placement (NALP)/Street Law Legal Diversity Pipeline Program, an initiative that encourages high school students to pursue careers in the legal industry. The program aims to increase diversity in the legal profession by teaching high school students about legal concepts and… 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

2015 Summer Program in Full Swing

Posted in Assignments, Firm Wide Events, Mentor/Mentee, Recruiting, Summer Associates, Summer Program Events, Training Programs
It’s hard to believe the first two weeks of the 2015 Summer Program are flying by so quickly!  During their first few days as summer associates, the class attended a variety of programming, introducing them to the firm’s culture, committees, work assignments, and best practices. In anticipation of the summers’ first assignment, Cara Duffield and… Continue Reading

Street Law Diversity Pipeline Program

Posted in Community Service, Diversity & Inclusion, Firm Wide Events, Outreach
For the second consecutive year, volunteers from Wiley Rein and Verizon partnered with Anacostia High School to participate in the Street Law Legal Diversity Pipeline Program, an initiative that aims to expose students to the many careers available to them within the legal industry. In early April, Wiley Rein and Verizon attorneys visited the high… Continue Reading

Hitting the Lanes!

Posted in Associate Events, Firm Wide Events
Wiley Rein attorneys and staff are putting on their bowling shoes once again!  Each Monday evening for the next 12 weeks, a team of five individuals will compete against about a dozen area law firms at Bowl America in Falls Church, Virginia.  Jason O’Brien, the team captain, commented: “The Monday night games are a great… Continue Reading