Supporting equal rights and the rule of law with LDF's 1000 Defenders

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White & Case has joined the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) in supporting LDF's "1000 Defenders" project, with the goal of bringing together 1,000 legal professionals and law students to defend civil rights, preserve democracy and uphold the rule of law. We are working together to send a resounding message that our legal community protects the equal rights of all individuals.

White & Case's Black Affinity Group is proud to spearhead the effort to support LDF's 1000 Defenders, particularly in response to current events impacting our broader communities.

Click here to visit LDF's 1000 Defenders (

July 2019 marks the 55th Anniversary of the signing of the landmark US Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, and national origin.

We celebrate this milestone anniversary by confirming our support for LDF’s work to uphold the rule of law and protect equal rights for all.

Individuals who become one of LDF's 1000 Defenders are asked to:

  • Receive periodic updates on LDF's litigation, advocacy and organizing activities
  • Become an ambassador for the 1000 Defenders and LDF among legal professionals and law students by sharing details of this work with your network
  • Support LDF's core programs by contributing any amount.

You can join us in supporting LDF's 1000 Defenders