Pro Bono Firm Of 2012: Willkie Farr

Law360, New York (September 14, 2012, 6:37 PM EDT) -- From assisting a Sierra Leonean man wrongly accused of drug trafficking to ensuring a fair congressional redistricting process in New York, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP's extensive work with underrepresented clients of late has landed it a spot on Law360's list of top pro bono firms of 2012.

Perhaps one of the most high-profile pro bono cases the firm worked between June 2011 and June 2012 involved the New York redistricting case, which came to the firm by way of six politically active citizens. In March,...
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