Join us on Tuesday, October 26th at 6:30 pm for our Above & Beyond Virtual Pro Bono Achievement Awards and Benefit. This free event, hosted by the Pro Bono Council (PBC) will honor members of the legal community who have gone "above and beyond" by providing outstanding pro bono representation and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence.

The evening will feature inspiring stories about the Above & Beyond honorees' outstanding advocacy and representation on behalf of gender violence survivors. You will also be able to participate in the live chat and bid on auction items.


An event link to watch the Above & Beyond Awards and Benefit will be sent to all registrants and those who make a donation prior to the event date. The link will also be posted on this page on October 26th.

All donations are 100% tax-deductible. To make a donation by mail or to view the sponsorship benefits, please click here.

2021 Above & Beyond Honorees for Excellence
in Pro Bono Representation and Advocacy



Check out our blog to learn more about this year's honorees and their work with survivors.

Davis Polk & Wardwell Secures Release of a Survivor Under New York's DVSJA
Kasowitz Team Navigates Complicated Divorce Proceeding

Upcoming Blog Posts

Alston & Bird
Arnold & Porter
Kasowitz Benson Torres
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Sullivan & Cromwell
Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Pro Bono Council (PBC)

We would like to thank our PBC for hosting this special event. The PBC engages committed professionals in the service of our mission to provide safety and support for survivors of gender violence.

2021 Event Co-Chairs

Justin Cohen, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Jennifer Garrett
Irina Sivachenko, Latham & Watkins

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Join the movement to end gender violence.

Sanctuary for Families is the leading nonprofit in New York State dedicated exclusively to serving survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence, and their children. Every year, Sanctuary empowers more than 9,000 adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through legal and clinical services, economic empowerment, and shelter.

We hope you will be inspired to make a difference today with a donation in honor of this year's honorees and in support of gender violence survivors and our Legal Center.

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