Hogan Lovells Lawyers Recognized for Outstanding Achievement at Wiley A. Branton Awards Luncheon
20 June 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20 JUNE 2013 – Hogan Lovells is pleased to announce it received two Outstanding Achievement Awards at the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs’ (WLC) 45th Anniversary Wiley A. Branton Awards Luncheon. The annual luncheon recognizes law firms and volunteers for their exceptional pro bono work on WLC cases.
The first award recognized our work on a fair housing case on behalf of the Equal Rights Center alleging source of income discrimination in the District of Columbia. The Washington, D.C.-based team that worked on this matter included partner Steve Hollman and associates Jennifer Brechbill, Rebecca Mandel, Laura Schabinger, and Tom Widor.
We were also recognized for our citywide organizing efforts encouraging the D.C. Department of Corrections to revise its new video visitation policy. The Washington, D.C.-based team that worked on this matter included partner Steve Hollman; associates Jennifer Brechbill, Sarah Cummings, Neal Desai, Mike Kass, Uta Rawson, and Erica Knievel Songer; and legislative analyst Jack Jacobson.