Hunton & Williams's Haiti Earthquake Advocacy Honored with 2011 National Law Journal Pro Bono Award

Hunton & Williams LLP has received The National Law Journal's 2011 Pro Bono Award, recognizing six law firms that "best reflect the pro bono tradition"  The firm was lauded as one of three law firms that led the profession's response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

Representing Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services, a Hunton & Williams team -- including attorney Suzan Kern and senior professional assistant Carol Schlenker of the immigration practice group -- urged the Department of Homeland Security to extend the deadline for Haitians in the United States to apply for Temporary Protected Status, and conferred with USCIS to remove obstacles to the TPS filing process.

For details, please see the announcement on the Hunton & Williams website.

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