Award The Legal Aid Society

2011 Pro Bono Publico Awards

The Legal Aid Society honored Kirkland intellectual property partner Alexis Gorton and litigation associate Yael Fischer with 2011 Pro Bono Publico Awards for outstanding service to the society and its clients. The Legal Aid Society is a private, non-for-profit legal services organization, the oldest and largest in the nation, dedicated since 1876 to providing quality legal representation to low-income residents of New York. At the ceremony, Jonathan Lippman, the Chief Judge of the State of New York, presented the awards, which recognize the volunteer lawyers, law firms, corporations and other professionals who support the society or provide exceptional pro bono legal services to its clients.