Pro Bono Firms Of 2016: Kaye Scholer

Law360, New York (September 30, 2016, 3:53 PM EDT) -- New York City homeless shelters now include interpreters for deaf residents and transgender people can more easily change their birth certificates thanks to Kaye Scholer LLP’s representation, earning it a spot among Law360’s Pro Bono Firms of 2016.

The firm’s pro bono program, through which Kaye Scholer attorneys contribute an average of 66 hours per year, is notable because it functions as a built-in mentorship program, said Alison King, the program’s head.

The firm sees the work as not merely altruistic but also as an effective...
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