Pro Bono Spotlight: Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

By Andrew Strickler (May 9, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT) -- A Debevoise & Plimpton LLP team didn't shy away from controversy when it agreed to represent pro bono a pair of Texas doctors whose right to work in abortion clinics was threatened by new regulations, recently intervening in a state court to help them get back to their patients.

In the wake of new regulations on abortion providers in Texas, partner Shannon Rose Selden, along with associates Amanda Kernan and Kaitlin Farrell, won a temporary restraining order last month against a Dallas hospital that issued, then quickly revoked, the doctors' privileges after a new statute known as H.B. 2 went into...

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