Los Angeles, California (April 20, 2010)- Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm has been recognized for its exemplary pro bono work in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The firm has received the Spirit of Hope award from Being Alive, a peer-driven non-profit agency for people living with HIV/AIDS, for its pro bono work to combat the state of California’s budget cuts to AIDS service organizations.
Paul Hastings represented AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the many AIDS service organizations that have been crippled by the recent cuts to California’s budget. The Paul Hastings team included Eve Coddon, Jeffrey Haber, Cameron Fox, and Amanda Bolliger.
The firm leads the legal industry in contributions to the LGBT community. Through the combination of in-kind services and financial contributions, Paul Hastings has donated over half of a million dollars to LGBT organizations and causes over the past three years. The firm provides pro bono legal services in a variety of employment, intellectual property and non-profit matters, and is a national sponsor of numerous LGBT organizations, including Lambda Legal, Human Rights Campaign, Out and Equal, The Williams Institute at UCLA, and Equality California.
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