Global Citizenship

2019 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 391 lawyers and legal staff across 42 offices during 2018. We also give awards for Volunteer Leadership, which you can view here.

Leadership Awards

Access to Justice Awards

Rule of Law Awards

Serving NGOs Awards

 

Leadership Awards

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

• Charbel Abou Charaf, Doha
• Raoul Cantero, Miami
• Ken Caruso, New York
• Sylvia Chin, New York
• Simon Collins, Hong Kong
• Kate Dyson, Boston
• Kim Haviv, New York
• Riaz Janjuah, Hamburg
• Michelle Keen, Melbourne
• Helen Levendi, London
• Daniel Levin, Washington DC
• Jack Pace, New York
• Owen Pell, New York
• John Reiss, New York
• Ismael Reyes-Retana, Mexico
• Ali Shaikley, Dubai
• Will Stoner, London
• Andrew Tomback, New York
• Bijal Vakil, Silicon Valley

 
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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

• Jonathan Abi Rached, New York
• Cornelia Abmeier, Berlin
• Celine Aka, Paris
• Vanessa Alarcon Duvanel, Geneva
• Patricia Alejandro, New York
• Taylor Allen, New York
• Andrea Amulic, New York
• Alex Andresian, Washington DC
• Allain Andry, Washington DC
• William Barrett, Boston
• Douglas Baumstein, New York
• Gabriella Bensur, New York
• Alejandra Berlioz, Miami
• Andrew Black, Washington DC
• Brigid Bone, New York
• Gabrielle Bozarth, Washington DC
• Lantrell Bradley, New York
• Joel Brand, Silicon Valley
• Maria Brusco, New York
• Cristen Callan, New York
• Kenneth Caruso, New York
• Jillian Casey, Washington DC
• Andrea Castle, Melbourne
• Sara Cendejas, Miami
• Lindsey Cherner, New York
• Gina Chiappetta, New York
• Sylvia Chin, New York
• Fumika Cho, Tokyo
• Eric Chung, Washington DC
• Aimee Constantineau, New York
• David Courchaine, Washington DC
• Jaime Crowe, Washington DC
• Natalia Dambach, Tampa
• Glenda Dieuveille, New York
• Michel Djandji, New York
• Ross Elfand, New York
• Lisa Fan, Washington DC
• Evelyn Fanneron, New York
• Samuel Feldman, Boston
• Dominique Forrest, New York
• Dana Foster, Washington DC
• Adam Freeman, Abu Dhabi
• Matthew Frutig, Washington DC
• Chenyuan Fu, New York
• Jay Gagen, Washington DC
• Zaur Gajiev, Los Angeles
• Sheryn George, New York
• Andrew Gershenfeld, New York
• Micaela Glass, Washington DC
• Jennifer Glasser, New York
• Isaac Glassman, New York
• Evan Goldenberg, Miami
• James Gossman, Washington DC
• Laura Grai, New York
• Iris Greenquist, New York
• Charlotte Gunka, Paris
• Naari Ha, Washington DC
• Syeda Haider, New York
• Jade Harry, New York
• Kim Haviv, New York
• Lindsay Heck, New York
• Embla Hellgren, Stockholm
• Jackson Herndon, New York
• Sam Hershey, New York
• Seok Ho Richard Kang, London
• Gabrielle Hodgson, Silicon Valley
 Alexandra Hoffman, Miami
• Sandra Huerta, Washington DC
• Eugene Hutchinson, New York
• Vladimir Ivanco, Bratislava
• Emma Jakeman, Melbourne
• Michael Jaoude, New York
• Sarah L. Jones, London
• Maxwell Kalmann, Washington DC
• Alanna Kane, New York
• Sequoia Kaul, New York
• Ayako Kawano, Tokyo
• Doah Kim, Los Angeles
• Hannah Kim, New York
• Alice Ko, New York
• Jordan Kobb, New York
• Aya Kobori, New York
• Nicolle Kownacki, Washington DC
• Eric Krause, Silicon Valley
• Lauren Kuehn, New York
• Claire Lashley, New York
• Sam Lawand, New York
• Daniel Ledesma, New York
• Michelle Lee, New York
• Claire Leonard, Washington DC
• Michelle Letourneau-Belock, New York
• Francis Levesque, Washington DC
• Michael Lu, New York
• Natalie Lucas, London
• Yakov Malkiel, Boston
• Sinclaire Marber, New York
• Alejandro Martinez de Hoz, Washington DC
• Rita Masino, New York
• Kristen McAhren, Washington DC
• Heather McDevitt, New York
• Erin McNamee, Washington DC
• Alex Medek, Bratislava
• Katarzyna Misztal, Warsaw
• Charles Moore, Washington DC
• Larry Moscowitz, New York
• Jared Muller, Melbourne
• Sean Murray, New York
• Ivan Navedo, New York
• Katharina Nawrath, Berlin
• Keisuke Nishimura, Tokyo
• Sarah Oh, Melbourne
• Maria Orellana, New York
• Jeremy Ostrander, Silicon Valley
• David Pamer, Berlin
• Dorian Panchyson, New York
• Frank Panopoulos, Washington DC
• Pierre Pecheux, Brussels
• Michaela Pickus, New York
• Jean-Pierre Picca, Paris
• Anastasia Pitchouguina, Paris
• Anta Plowden, Miami
• Michael Polkinghorne, Paris
• Andrei Popovici, Washington DC
• Vivake Prasad, New York
• Kristen Previto, Silicon Valley
• Sadie Pulliam, Washington DC
• Nicholas Putz, Washington DC
• Kareem Ramadan, New York
• Leah Read, New York
• Sandy Recinos, Boston
• Stephanie Rice, Washington DC
• David Riesenberg, Washington DC
• Nathan Risinger, New York
• Margie Rivera, Miami
• Steven Rivera, New York
• James Robinson, New York
• Kristen Rohr, New York
 Alexa Romanelli, London
• Wendy Rosati, Washington DC
• Josh Ryu, New York
• Vatsala Sahay, New York
• Jeannine Sano, Silicon Valley
• Tim Schultz, New York
• Kathrin Schwesinger, New York
• Weiqian Serena Luo, Washington DC
• Sam Sharp, Washington DC
• Ajita Shukla, Washington DC
• Ned Simpson, Hong Kong
• Erin Smith, New York
• Eline Souffriau, Brussels
• Paige Spencer, New York
• Elizabeth Stainton, New York
• Chris Swift-Perez, Miami
• Kathryn Swisher, New York
• Justin Synhorst, Houston
• Katherine Szabo, Washington DC
• Holly Tao, New York
• Marina Tatsumi, Tokyo
• Stephen Taylor, New York
• Natalia Tchoukleva, Washington DC
• Amit Thakore, New York
• Andrew Tomback, New York
• Jacob Trumm, Washington DC
• Tony Tsai, New York
• Alice Tsier, New York
• Matthew Turnell, Boston
• Zachary Tyler, Melbourne
• Ryan Ulloa, Miami
• Jonathan Ulrich, Washington DC
• Andreas van den Eikel, Berlin
• Viraen Vaswani, London
• Chiara Vitiello, Washington DC
• Christopher Volpe, New York
• Ada Wang, New York
• Joshua Weedman, New York
• Meron Werkneh, New York
• Colin West, New York
• Timothy Wilson, Washington DC
• Da Young Kim, Washington DC
 Lukasz Zbyszynski, Warsaw
• Don Zhenan Wang, Silicon Valley

 
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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.

• Benjamin Ainsley Gill, London
• Sultana Aljomaih, Riyadh
• Angelica Andre, Paris
• Beatriz Barros, Sao Paulo
• Ondrej Barton, Prague
• Dolores Bentolila, Geneva
• Amaury Boscio, Mexico
• Jon Bowden, Singapore
• Joel Brand, Silicon Valley
• Matthew Brown, Miami
• Fernando Buonalumi, Sao Paulo
• Jenna Burch, New York
• Melissa Butler, London
• Kirsty Campbell, Melbourne
• Ipek Candan Snyder, New York
• Joseph Castelli, Houston
• Sylvia Chin, New York
• Fumika Cho, Tokyo
• John Chung, New York
• Renza Demoulin, New York
• Astrid Desmonda, Jakarta
• Kirsten Donner, Berlin
• Aleksandra Drabek, London
• Katherine Draper, New York
• Chenez Dyer Bray, Tokyo
• Olivia Franklin, London
• Laura Garr, New York
• Mark Goodrich, London
• Nicholas Grace, New York
• Susan Grace, New York
• David Graslund, Stockholm
• William Grazebrook, Moscow
• Daniel Grossbaum, New York
• Kirsty Ha, Singapore
• Fadi Hajjar, Paris
• Mike Han, Geneva
• Hendy Handoko, Singapore
• Fan He, Miami
• Pedro Hendel, Madrid
• Emily Holland, Washington DC
• Barbora Hrabcakova, Bratislava
• Sarah L. Jones, London
• Lisa Kahimbaara, Johannesburg
• Ekaterina Kamkina, Moscow
• Maria Kamvysi, Brussels
• Ayako Kawano, Tokyo
• Chingiz Kraibekov, Astana
• Jussi Kukko, Helsinki
• Tiffany Lam, London
• Charlotte Lan, New York
• Shannon Lane, Washington DC
• Alexandria Lattner, Los Angeles
• Dmitriy Laverychev, Moscow
• Tatyana Lee, Astana
• Tianren Liu, Beijing
• Sara Madrid, Mexico
• Nathisha Maharaj, Johannesburg
• Sam Manful, Dubai
• Brett Masters, London
• Hana Mori, London
• Naim Nasser, London
• Caelah Nelson, New York
• Keisuke Nishimura, Tokyo
• Damien Nyer, New York
• Tolu Obamuroh, Paris
• Anne Sophie Oberreiner, Paris
• Jennifer Paradise, New York
• Federico Parise Kuhnle, Frankfurt
• Abraham Paul, Sao Paulo
• Aigerim Raikhanova, Astana
• Yutty Ramen, Paris
• Poorvi Satija, Paris
• Suzanne Schlanger, New York
• Matthew Secomb, Singapore
• Lisa Seifman, London
• Mariana Seixas, Sao Paulo
• Ned Simpson, Hong Kong
• Aditya Singh, Singapore
• Maggie Spicer, Washington DC
• Kirsten Sugden, Melbourne
• Manu Thadikkaran, Paris
• Hazel Thakkar, New York
• Jennifer Thomas, New York
• Lilian Ting, Singapore
• Oleg Todua, Moscow
• Natalia Tsimbalova, Moscow
• Max Turner, Paris
• Jordan van Althuis, Washington DC
• Charlotte Van Haute, Brussels
• Fabienne Vermeeren, Brussels
• Sven Michael Volkmer, New York
• Dianny Wahyudhi, Paris
• Adam Wallin, Singapore
• Caroline Wang, Shanghai
• Christian Wirth, Berlin
• Alexander Woody, Tokyo
• Yan Yan, Beijing
• Jia Ying, New York
• 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.

• Guillermo Aguayo-Garza, Mexico
• Mashal Alassaf, New York
• Rahaf Almoghirah, Riyadh
• Oliver Alsop, London
• Alonso Castellanos Armella, Mexico
• Juan Pablo Avila Ortiz, Mexico
• Ian Bagshaw, London
• Julian Bailey, Doha
• Brooks Barker, New York
• Brandon Batzel, New York
• Alexander Berlin-Jarhamn, Stockholm
• Emanuel Blum, Sydney
• Joel Brand, Silicon Valley
• Karolina Brzeska, Warsaw
• Heather Cameron, New York
• Antonio Cardenas-Arriola, Mexico
• Evgeny Chernyavsky, Moscow
• Sylvia Chin, New York
• Fumika Cho, Tokyo
• Laura Christiane Nienaber, Berlin
• Nicholas Coddington, Warsaw
• Yvette Costa, Milan
• Nick Crawford, Melbourne
• Alexander Dartsch, Dusseldorf
• Victoria Rodriguez De Anda, Mexico
• Irina Dmitrieva, Moscow
• Hakan Eraslan, Istanbul
• Enrique Espejel, Mexico
• Craig Fagan, London
• Anna Fech, Frankfurt
• Hermes Ferreras, Madrid
• Mark Franke, Boston
• Ines Garcia, Mexico
• Fernando Garcia Gomez, Mexico
• Silvia Garcia Perez, Mexico
• Laura Gonzalez, Madrid
• Carlos Gonzalez, Mexico
• Mariana Gonzalez Hernandez, Mexico
• Andres Gonzalez Meyer, Mexico
• Jonathan C. Hamilton, Washington DC
• Sara Hartman, Johannesburg
• Mindy Hauman, London
• Sabina Hidalgo Peralta, Mexico
• Peter Hodal, Bratislava
• Juan Pablo Hugues, Mexico
• Alexandre Jaurett, Paris
• Xuan Jin, Dubai
• Hyder Jumabhoy, London
• Antonia Kapahnke, Hamburg
• Ayako Kawano, Tokyo
• Seth Kerschner, New York
• Andreas Klein, Frankfurt
• Michal Krivanek, Prague
• Roman Kudryavtsev, Moscow
• Audrey Lemery, Paris
• Aurora Leung, Hong Kong
• Nicole Lieberman, New York
• Erik Lindemann, Silicon Valley
• Richard Lloyd, London
• Juan-Ignacio Lopez-Dominguez, Mexico
• Dany Luu, Paris
• Yulian Makarov, Moscow
• Agathe Malphettes, Paris
• Juan Manuel de Remedios, Madrid
• Tal Marnin, New York
• Juan Antonio Martin, Mexico
• Mariasole Maschio, Milan
• Sewela Masie, Johannesburg
• Chris McGarry, London
• Eduardo Mendez Aldama, Mexico
• Susana Mendoza Huelgas, Mexico
• Markus Mette, Hamburg
• Rodrigo Mora, Mexico
• Keisuke Nishimura, Tokyo
• Jose Escalante Osorio, Mexico
• Nicole Paccara, Milan
• Jan Parik, Prague
• Ulises Michell Patino Ortiz, Mexico
• Elisabeta Perez-Arda, Madrid
• Lars Petersen, Hamburg
• Chris Richardson, Houston
• Silvia Ricobbon, Milan
• Ana Marietta Rivero Quintal, Mexico
• Hendrik Roeger, Hamburg
• Mikolas Ruzek, Prague
• Yoko Saito, Tokyo
• Juan Pardo Saldana, Mexico
• Doménica Salvador, Madrid
• Daniel Sanchez, Mexico
• Ted Seeger, Houston
• Martino Sforza, Milan
• John Shum, Singapore
• Ned Simpson, Hong Kong
• Julia Sitter, Frankfurt
 Claudia Smith, New York
• Fergus Smith, Singapore
• Yoko Takagi, Madrid
• Sarah Taylor, London
• Tamas Toezser, Frankfurt
• Rafael Torres Montalvo, Mexico
• Christophe Von Krause, Paris
• Katarina Ward, London
• Cameron Watson, Sydney
• David Wilhelm, Prague
• Matt Wisnieff, New York
• Karsten Woeckener, Frankfurt
• Jakub Wolkowicz, Warsaw
• Yushu Xie, Melbourne
• Jakub Zavadil, Prague

    
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Previous Years

2018 Pro Bono Awards

2017 Pro Bono Awards