The City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar, has announced the winners of the third annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service. Honoring volunteer lawyers for outstanding work on Justice Center projects, the awards were presented at a Celebration of Service reception in October as part of National Pro Bono Week. This year’s winners were:
Vasilios Angelos; Richard Bernardo, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Kristopher Brown, Dechert LLP; Natalie Shimmel Drucker, Simpson Thacher/Goldman Sachs; Hugh Hill, Hogan Lovells LLP; Aviania Iliadis, Latham Watkins; Rene Kathawala, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; Deirdre Kessler; Jae Kim, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP; Ben Kusmin, Cooley LLP; William Lang, Nixon Peabody LLP; and Sean Porter, Dechert LLP
Robert B. Fiske Jr., senior counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, delivered a keynote address and Jay Holtmeier, City Bar Fund board chair, presented the awards. City Bar president Samuel W. Seymour provided introductory remarks.