Pro Bono Firm Of 2016: Cleary Gottlieb

Law360, New York (September 19, 2016, 5:20 PM EDT) -- After a year of victories in cases that pitted individuals against the government, including settlements with immigration officials over a man's wrongful imprisonment and a girl's injury from a botched sting operation, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP has earned a spot on Law360's Pro Bono Firms of 2016.

In one of its cases, Cleary won a $30,000 jury verdict for an inmate who was beaten by Suffolk County, New York, correction officers.

Partner Victor L. Hou, who worked on the Long Island case, said that testimony obtained during discovery from doctors hired by the prison revealed that staff members had...

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