2018 Pro Bono Awards | Global Citizenship | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

2018 Pro Bono Awards

White & Case honors a select group of lawyers and legal staff for their outstanding pro bono achievements each year. They have applied their legal skills and knowledge to make a difference in people's lives, build the rule of law, and strengthen non-governmental organizations around the world.

This year's Pro Bono Awards celebrate outstanding work of significant impact by 284 lawyers and legal staff across 36 offices during 2017. We also give awards for Volunteer Leadership, which you can view here.

Office Award

Leadership Awards

Access to Justice Awards

Rule of Law Awards

Serving NGOs Awards

 

Office Award

Los Angeles
For record participation in pro bono, with 100% of associates and counsel in the office devoting 20 or more hours to pro bono work.

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Leadership Awards

The following people are being honored for their support of and commitment to our global pro bono practice.

• Robert Becker, Milan
• Andrea Castle, Melbourne
• Brenda Dieck, Los Angeles
• Shamita Etienne-Cummings, Washington, DC
• Markus Hauptmann, Frankfurt
• David Hille, New York
• Michelle Keen, Melbourne
• Christina Koravos, Melbourne
• Mai Kuroda, Melbourne
• Helen Levendi, London
• Brendan McGivern, Geneva
• Alyse Mobrici, Melbourne
• Michael Richter, Tokyo
• Tanja Tornkvist, Helsinki
• Ash von Schwan, London

 
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Access to Justice Awards

The following people are being honored for their pro bono work on behalf of individuals and communities in need.

• Celine Aka, New York
• Vanessa Alarcon Duvanel, Geneva
• Taylor Allen, New York
• Yu Babasaki, Tokyo
• Gabriela Baca, Washington, DC
• Jessica Barragan, Washington, DC
• Alejandra Berlioz, Miami
• Andrew Black, Washington, DC
• Robert Blamires, Silicon Valley
• Amaury Boscio, Mexico City
• Amity Boye, New York
• Joel Brand, Silicon Valley
• Maria Brusco, New York
• Diego Cánepa Fernández, Mexico City
• Julian Canzoneri, Boston
• Christine Capuyan, Silicon Valley
• Paul Carberry, New York
• Jillian Casey, Washington, DC
• Ashley Chase, New York
• Lourdes Chavez, New York
• Lindsey Cherner, New York
• Fumika Cho, Tokyo
• Jacqueline Chung, New York
• Walter Ciacci, New York
• Stephanie Command, New York
• Aimee Constantineau, New York
• Rebecca Copcutt, London
• David Courchaine, Washington, DC
• Glenda Dieuveille, New York
• Gökçen Durgut, Istanbul
• Kate Dyson, Boston
• Karen Eisenstadt, Boston
• Will Emmons, Washington, DC
• Hakan Eraslan, Istanbul
• Dalgys Estrabao, Miami
• Derya Evirgen, Istanbul
• Evelyn Fanneron, New York
• Veronica Farias, Silicon Valley
• Samuel Feldman, Boston
• Dominique Forrest, New York
• Edwige Fowo, Paris
• Mhairi Fraser, London
• Daniel Fridman, Miami
• Matthew Frutig, Washington, DC
• Zaur Gajiev, Los Angeles
• Andrew Gershenfeld, New York
• Alexandra Gliga, Boston
• Nicholas Grace, New York
• Laura Grai, New York
• Natalie Grano, New York
• Kelsey Greenagel, Washington, DC
• Aslı Gülüm, Istanbul
• Jade Harry, New York
• Shoumick Hasan, New York
• Lindsay Heck, New York
• Jackson Herndon, New York
• Erin Hershkowitz, New York
• Jochen Hoerth, Frankfurt
• Alexandre Hublet, Brussels
• Eugene Hutchinson, New York
• Max Hyman, Washington, DC
• Johanna Interian, New York
• Michael Jaoude, New York
• Dara Jeffries, Miami
• Li Jiang, Tokyo
• Camber Jones, Los Angeles
• Amy Karnikian, Los Angeles
• Ayako Kawano, Tokyo
• Michael Kendall, Boston
• Doah Kim, Los Angeles
• Sara King, Washington, DC
• Jordan Kobb, New York
• Nicolle Kownacki, Washington, DC
• Lauren Kuehn, New York
• Mamiko Kuwajima, Tokyo
• Jackie LaBine, New York
• Michelle Letourneau-Belock, New York
• Daniel Levin, Washington, DC
• Choi Li, Washington, DC
• Michael Lu, New York
• Sara Madrid Medina, Mexico City
• Yakov Malkiel, Boston
• Catherine McCord, New York
• Arthur Merle-Beral, Paris
• Alyse Mobrici, Melbourne
• Martin Möllmann, Brussels
• Charles Moore, Washington, DC
• Larry Moscowitz, New York
• Sonia Murphy, Washington, DC
• Ivan Navedo, New York
• Keisuke Nishimura, Tokyo
• Seiji Niwa, Tokyo
• Iesha Nunes, Miami
• Anne Sophie Oberreiner, Paris
• Maria Orellana, New York
• Ersin Özkaya, Istanbul
• Dorian Panchyson, New York
• Lauren Papenhausen, Boston
• Pierre Pecheux, Brussels
• Jaclyn Phillips, Washington, DC
• Gabriella Pico, New York
• Karl Pires, Tokyo
• Anastasia Pitchouguina, Paris
• Vivake Prasad, Washington, DC
• Mariel Radek, Boston
• Kareem Ramadan, New York
• Stephen Ravenscroft, London
• Alexander Reid, New York
• John Reiss, New York
• Ismael Reyes Retana, Mexico City
• Kristen Röhr, New York
• Andrea Rosado Uribe, Paris
• Leili Saber, New York
• Vatsala Sahay, New York
• Martin Sawyer, New York
• Jonas Scholz, Berlin
• Kathrin Schwesinger, New York
• Daniel Shults, Washington, DC
• Stephanie Silk Cunha, Miami
• Seiran Sinjari, Stockholm
• Erin Smith, New York
• Laura Smith, London
• Margaret Spicer, Washington, DC
• Priya Srinivasan, New York
• Elizabeth Stainton, New York
• Gregory Starner, New York
• Tomoyuki Susukida, Tokyo
• Katherine Szabo, Washington, DC
• Andrew Tomback, New York
• Alice Tsier, New York
• Matthew Turnell, Boston
• Ryan Ulloa, Miami
• Jonathan Ulrich, Washington, DC
• Andreas van den Eikel, Berlin
• Francis Vasquez Jr., Washington, DC
• Chris Volpe, New York
• Josh Weedman, New York
• Robert Whitworth, Singapore
• Mark Williams, Washington, DC
• Timothy Wilson Jr., Washington, DC
• Yael Yahya, Istanbul

    
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Rule of Law Awards

The following people are being honored for their work advancing the rule of law globally in partnership with an exceptional roster of rule of law project partners.

• Cornelia Abmeier, Berlin
• Charbel Abou Charaf, London
• Amira Ahmad, Abu Dhabi
• Javier Alcocer, Madrid
• Sarah AlSalem, Riyadh
• Alhanoof Alsultan, Riyadh
• Shino Asayama, Tokyo
• Gabriela Baca, Washington, DC
• Zarina Baikenzhina, Astana
• Giuditta Caldini, Brussels
• Christine Capuyan, Silicon Valley
• Paul Carberry, New York
• Nicholas Coddington, Warsaw
• Eileen Crowley, Geneva
• Astrid Desmonda, Jakarta
• Davide Diverio, Milan
• Kristýna Domokošová, Prague
• Kirsten Donner, Frankfurt
• Andrei Dontsov, Moscow
• Gökçen Durgut, Istanbul
• Hakan Eraslan, Istanbul
• Derya Evirgen, Istanbul
• Tess Fang, Hong Kong
• Genevra Forwood, Brussels
• Edwige Fowo, Paris
• Detlev Gabel, Frankfurt
• Laura Garr, New York
• Micaela Glass, Washington, DC
• Xiaofeng Gong, Beijing
• Aslı Gülüm, Istanbul
• Hiroshi Hara, Tokyo
• Marika Harjula, Brussels
• Pedro Hendel, Madrid
• Gabrielle Hodgson, Silicon Valley
• Alexandre Hublet, Brussels
• Florence Humblet, Brussels
• Sarianna Järviö, Helsinki
• Yon Tzan Jong, Singapore
• Ting-Ting Kao, Washington, DC
• Guillaume Keusch, Paris
• Hannah Kim, New York
• Yanai Klawansky, Johannesburg
• Nataly Knecht, Brussels
• Peter Kotelevtsev, Moscow
• Pia Laaksonen, Helsinki
• Nika Larkimo, Helsinki
• Olivier Le Bars, Paris
• James Lee, Seoul
• Christina Lui, Singapore
• Jacquelyn MacLennan, Brussels
• Guoda Majauskaite, Brussels
• Brett Masters, London
• Arthur Merle-Beral, Paris
• Caterina Miró Quesada Samanez, Washington, DC
• Lisa Mittwol, New York
• Alyse Mobrici, Melbourne
• Martin Möllmann, Brussels
• Kazushi Morita, Tokyo
• Martin Munz, Hamburg
• Anne Sophie Oberreiner, Paris
• Kirsten Odynski, Paris
• Audrey Oh, Brussels
• Jonathan Olier, Singapore
• Ersin Özkaya, Istanbul
• Julio Felipe Pantazis, Brussels
• Pierre Pecheux, Brussels
• Anastasia Pitchouguina, Paris
• Wuri Prastiti, Jakarta
• Olga Primiani, Milan
• Kaya Proudian, Singapore
• Sandra Richani, Dubai
• Andrea Rosado Uribe, Paris
• Poorvi Satija, Paris
• Jonas Scholz, Berlin
• Anastasia Sheyndlina, Moscow
• Yuki Shirato, Tokyo
• Eline Souffriau, Brussels
• Maxim Telemtayev, Astana
• Oleg Todua, Moscow
• Irina Trichkovska, Brussels
• Alice Tsier, New York
• Charlotte Van Haute, Brussels
• Sara Vanetta, Berlin
• Fabienne Vermeeren, Brussels
• Yasmin Weber, Berlin
• Christian Wirth, Berlin
• Alexander Woody, Tokyo
• Andrew Wright, Brussels
• Yael Yahya, Istanbul
• Rebecca Yourstone, Brussels
• Michal Záthurecký, Bratislava
• Lukasz Zbyszynski, Warsaw
• Shuwen Zeng, Beijing
• Marta Zieba, London

    
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Serving NGOs Awards

The following people are being honored for their work on behalf of an impressive number of non-governmental organizations and social enterprises, which help others or protect the environment.

• Charbel Abou Charaf, London
• Felix Aspen, London
• Matyáš Bokůvka, Prague
• Samuel Bourg, Paris
• Viktor Braun, London
• Lewis Calder, London
• Christine Capuyan, Silicon Valley
• Esmond Chin, New York
• Nicholas Coddington, Warsaw
• Gabriella Davis, London
• Camille Deveseleer, Brussels
• Hakan Eraslan, Istanbul
• Veronica Farias, Silicon Valley
• Raúl Fernández-Briseño, Silicon Valley
• Genevra Forwood, Brussels
• Jack Gardener, London
• Micaela Glass, Washington, DC
• Matthias Goetz, London
• Xiaofeng Gong, Beijing
• Sam Harding, London
• Yuki Hattori, Tokyo
• Mindy Hauman, London
• Diego Hernández-Sampelayo Lara, Silicon Valley
• Rory Hishon, London
• James Holden, London
• Barbora Hrabčáková, Bratislava
• Alexandre Hublet, Brussels
• Tallat Hussain, London
• Alexandre Ippolito, Paris
• Ayako Kawano, Tokyo
• Guillaume Keusch, Paris
• James Killick, Brussels
• Chiara King, London
• Andreas Klein, Frankfurt
• Andreas Kössel, Frankfurt
• Ahyoung Koo, London
• Phoenix Kushner, London
• Justin Lee, New York
• Richard Lloyd, London
• Natalie Lucas, London
• Jacquelyn MacLennan, Brussels
• Kirsti Massie, London
• Tom Matthijs, Brussels
• Shelly McClellan, Tampa
• Elizabeth McHugh-Sivore, Los Angeles
• Katia Medjani, Paris
• Charlie Mercer, London
• Martin Möllmann, Brussels
• Hana Mori, London
• Hannah Nicholson, London
• Audrey Oh, Brussels
• Kyle Oh, Seoul
• John Padro, New York
• Pierre Pecheux, Brussels
• Richard Pogrel, London
• Wuri Prastiti, Jakarta
• Nicole Rodger, Los Angeles
• Hendrik Röger, Hamburg
• Kate Russell, London
• Renata Ryglová, Prague
• Hadrien Servais, Brussels
• Kimberly Sharp, London
• Anastasia Sheyndlina, Moscow
• Seiran Sinjari, Stockholm
• Alex Smith, London
• Eline Souffriau, Brussels
• Ana Luiza Sousa, Los Angeles
• Katherine Szabo, Washington, DC
• Sarah Taylor, London
• Nikita Thakrar, London
• Robert Tiedemann III, New York
• Guillaume Van Doosselaere, Brussels
• Charlotte Van Haute, Brussels
• Olivier Van Wouwe, Brussels
• Ash von Schwan, London
• Yasmin Weber, Berlin
• Robert Whitworth, Singapore
• Christian Wirth, Berlin
• Andrew Wright, Brussels
• Maria Yoo, London
• Rebecca Yourstone, Brussels
• Jakub Zavadil, Prague
• Shuwen Zeng, Beijing

    
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Previous Years

2017 Pro Bono Awards

2016 Pro Bono Awards

2015 Pro Bono Awards