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Firm Honored for Pro Bono Excellence by Vance Center for International Justice
Hughes Hubbard was recognized for its pro bono achievements at the Vance Center for International Justice's fourth annual "Celebration of International Pro Bono Excellence," held at the New York City Bar Association.
In a recent victory for pro bono client Ilya Zaslavskiy, Russia’s largest commercial bank voluntarily dismissed a lawsuit seeking information related to a 2016 cyber-hack that allegedly created a false link between the bank and the Trump Organization ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
The firm won asylum for a Somali refugee fleeing sectarian violence and the al-Shabaab terrorist group, ending his nearly five-year journey in search of safe haven.
Hughes Hubbard, as co-counsel with The Legal Aid Society, has sued New York State to challenge the eligibility requirements for New York’s rent subsidy program.
Hughes Hubbard secured a victory in a First Step Act motion before a Virginia federal court, resulting in the immediate release of a federal inmate serving a life sentence for drug offenses.
HHR’s D.C. pro bono team secured a long-awaited victory for a sexual violence survivor seeking to help fellow adolescent victims in Bolivia by bringing a potentially precedent-setting case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
HHR Paris obtained a pro bono victory for 11 victims of police misconduct in a civil lawsuit holding the French government liable for a lengthy track record of abusive practices by the police.
In a pro bono victory, HHR helped New York City’s “waste equity law” prevail against another challenge from the waste industry in a state appeals court.
“Without opportunity on the part of the poor to obtain expert legal advice, it is idle to talk of equality before the law.” Charles Evans Hughes