February 12, 2009
Two associates of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, were honored by Legal Services NYC for their work with the organization.
W. Joshua Brant and James McDonnell were recognized for their pro bono representations on behalf of Legal Services NYC, which is the largest organization exclusively devoted to providing free civil legal services to those in need in the United States. The organization’s network of offices in low-income neighborhoods throughout New York City counsels clients in crucial areas of law, such as family housing, benefits, consumer, health, elder, employment, community economic development, Earned Income Tax Credit, and education law. The associates were honored at an event held to recognize the dedication and expertise of lawyers doing pro bono work for Legal Services NYC.
Mr. Brant, a New York-based associate in Cadwalader’s Financial Restructuring Department, received his J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Washington University. Mr. McDonnell, also an associate in the firm’s Financial Restructuring Department in New York, earned his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and his undergraduate degree from Amherst College.