Justice Center Honors Epstein Pro Bono Winners

The City Bar Justice Center presented its second annual Jeremy G. Epstein Awards for Pro Bono Service yesterday, honoring volunteer lawyers for outstanding work on Justice Center projects. The awards were presented at a Celebration of Service reception as part of National Pro Bono Week. Hon. Sidney H. Stein, U.S. District Judge for the SDNY, gave the keynote speech.


Standing: Stacey O’Haire Fahey, Chair, Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee; Lynn M. Kelly, Executive Director, City Bar Justice Center; Burke Blackman, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP; John Schmitt, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP; Mara Byrne, Citigroup, Inc.; James Cassidy, Adams & Salter C.P.A. LLP; Robert Gingher, Dickstein Shapiro LLP; Austin T. Fragomen, Jr., Chair, City Bar Fund Board; Samuel W. Seymour, President, New York City Bar Seated: Daniel Gomez, Verizon; Katharine Parker, Proskauer Rose LLP; Maia Ridberg, Covington & Burlington LLP; David Rubin, Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP; Heidi Schmid, Linklaters LLP