Washington, DC – November 12, 2015 – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) honored Cooley with its "National Ally of Justice" award. The award is presented in recognition of Cooley's "distinguished service" as pro bono counsel for the organization. This is the first time that HRC has honored its pro bono counsel with the award within the first year of engagement.
The Human Rights Campaign is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.
About Cooley's Pro Bono Practice
Commitment to the community is an important part of Cooley's culture. Cooley's lawyers prioritize giving their time and talent to provide representation to those who would not otherwise have access to legal services. More than 600 lawyers contributed nearly 38,000 hours on more than 700 pro bono matters in 2014.
In April 2015, the American Bar Association Section of Litigation honored Cooley with the John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism award and, in early October 2015, the State Bar of California honored a Cooley team based in San Diego with the President's Pro Bono Service award for its work with the ACLU on the class action lawsuit Lopez-Venegas v. Johnson.
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