NDS strives to provide an ambitious list of services to our clients. Through our Volunteer Attorney Project, NDS collaborates with some of New York City’s most prominent law firms, who are committed to providing high-quality pro bono representation. The goal of the Volunteer Attorney Project is to expand available resources to meet a variety of legal needs. This project also provides support and training for lawyers in private practice interested in providing pro bono services.

The practice areas in which we are currently receiving support for our clients from our pro bono partners include criminal court advocacy for misdemeanor cases, housing, and immigration matters. Attorneys and firms interested in partnering with NDS should contact Matthew Knecht at mknecht@ndsny.org.

NDS’s pro bono partner firms include:

  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Spears & Imes LLP
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Winston & Strawn LLP