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Pro Bono Heroes: Trio Scores $26 Million Verdict Against Charlottesville Rally Organizers

December 31, 2021

“'A bubble of hate and violence.' That’s how Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison partner Karen Dunn described a four-week civil trial against the leaders of a 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly.

Dunn and co-counsel Roberta Kaplan of Kaplan Hecker & Fink and Cooley senior counsel Alan Levine represented nine clients injured at the 'Unite the Right' rally, in a trial that culminated in a $26 million verdict from a federal jury late last month. For their work, they are Legal Action’s pro bono heroes for December."

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