Cleary Gottlieb Pro Bono Attorney Katherine Hughes Profiled by Lawyers Alliance for New York
March 29, 2019
Cleary Gottlieb pro bono attorney Katherine Hughes has been profiled as part of a series featuring people who have helped to build or been impacted by Lawyers Alliance for New York.
Katherine is the firm’s full-time pro bono attorney, working with Director of Pro Bono Practice Jennifer L. Kroman to manage the firm’s award-winning pro bono practice. She maintains an active docket of pro bono work focused primarily on advising nonprofit organizations, small businesses, and social enterprises.
In the Q&A, Katherine notes that her externship at Lawyers Alliance was “a turning point” in her legal career that influenced and affirmed her passion for working with nonprofit organizations. She also talks about the role of a law firm pro bono counsel in today’s legal market and how the creation of her position reflects Cleary’s commitment to pro bono.
Lawyers Alliance is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations and social enterprises that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods.