The program recognizes members of the New York State Bar Association who performed 50 or more hours of pro bono work in 2016.
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) recently recognized 33 Willkie attorneys among its list of Empire State Counsel® for 2016. Launched in 2006, the Empire State Counsel Program recognizes NYSBA members who, during the calendar year, performed 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services either through direct legal representation of low-income/vulnerable individuals, or donated free legal services to certain organizations that provide assistance for vulnerable and/or low-income populations.
The honored Willkie attorneys include:
Christopher St. Jeanos
Elizabeth Buckley Lewis
Emily Schreiber (former associate)