Transgender Advocacy Awards : TLDEF’s Pro Bono Partner of the year

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The firm’s attorneys, who performed more than 105,460 hours of pro bono work in 2017, are active pro bono partners for TLDEF. In addition to volunteering for the Name Change Project they also served as co-counsel with TLDEF in Prinzivalli v. Farley. This important case was a catalyst to affect change in the City’s policy governing the amendment of birth certificates for transgender people.

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The American Lawyer’s 2016 Pro Bono Report ranked the firm No. 3 internationally and No. 12 in the U.S.

WHAT:  TLDEF’s Transgender Advocacy Awards: a night of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and celebration.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 12, 6:308:30 PM

WHERE: Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue, NYC

WHO: Honouring: Cecilia Gentili (Director of Policy and Public Affairs at GMHC) with TLDEF’s Community Leader Award; Michael Silverman (TLDEF Founder and Special Counsel at the New York City Commission on Human Rights) with TLDEF’s Legacy Award;  Nico Lang (Acclaimed Journalist) with TLDEF Visibility Award; law firm, Arnold & Porter, with TLDEF’s Pro Bono Partner of the Year Award; insurance company, Chubb, with TLDEF’s Corporate Partner of the Year Award.

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