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Under the leadership of Associates at leading New York law firms, The Legal Aid Society’s annual Associates’ Campaign raises awareness and vital funds for The Legal Aid Society’s Civil Practice. Individual gifts raised through this campaign account for nearly one-third of all individual contributions raised for our Civil Practice each year, which relies heavily on private funding to provide legal assistance to the most vulnerable New Yorkers, helping them obtain and maintain the basic necessities of life.

As our clients face new challenges in an ever changing legal landscape, it is our hope that through the success of our 2018 Associates' Campaign that we can raise the vital funds that support our critical work and reach even more New Yorkers in need. Working across all five boroughs, our Civil Practice offers essential legal assistance to thousands of New Yorkers every year. With 22 specialized units, our staff helps our clients with any legal challenge they may face: from immigrant children seeking to secure their legal status, to hardworking New Yorkers searching for an affordable apartment. On the front lines and behind the scenes, we work for our clients to ensure that no New Yorker is denied access to justice.

2018 Associates' Campaign Standings

We are most appreciative of the support of all our 2018 participating law firms!!

Arnold & Porter LLP · Baker & Hostetler LLP

Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP · Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Cahill Gordon & Reindell LLP · Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Cooley LLP · Covington & Burling LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP · Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Dechert LLP · Fitzpatrick, Cella Harper & Scinto

Freshfields Bruckhaus & Deringer US LLP · Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Goulston & Storrs PC · Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Jones Day · Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Mayer Brown LLP · Morrison & Foerster LLP

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP · Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP · Ropes & Gray LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP · Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP · Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP · Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

 

2017 Associates' Campaign

In response to events on the national stage and increased needs for our client community, the 2017 Associates’ Campaign kicked off in early March and ran through June 30th. Thanks to the hard work of our solicitors and New Leadership Program Board Members, we were able to increase revenue and participation making it one of the most successful campaigns to date. Last year’s campaign raised funds from over 1,770 Associates and other legal professionals representing over 20 New York City firms.

Congratulations to the 2017 Award Winners!

Overall Revenue

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Top Revenue By Category

Firms with 200-plus Associates: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Firms with 100-199 Associates: Shearman & Sterling LLP

Firms with under 100 Associates: Wilmer Cutler, Pickering Hale and Dorr

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FIRM WITH TOP ASSOCIATE PARTICIPATION

Baker & Hostetler LLP

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FIRM WITH HIGHEST ASSOCIATES PER CAPITA DONATIONS

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz