Pro Bono Firm Of 2011: Paul Weiss

Law360, New York (July 21, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT) -- Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP helped convince the Obama administration to stop defending the Defense of Marriage Act earlier this year — just one of several on-the-house wins that earned the firm a spot among Law360's Pro Bono Firms of 2011.

Paul Weiss' challenge of DOMA continued a tradition of tackling potential history-making pro bono cases. Over the years, the firm has represented playwright Arthur Miller before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, helped write the brief that persuaded the Supreme Court to outlaw...
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