Sanctuary for Families honored several Davis Polk lawyers at the Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Awards on October 17, 2017. The annual event honors members of the legal community who have gone “above and beyond” by providing outstanding pro bono representation and advocacy to victims of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence.
Davis Polk Special Counsel for Pro Bono Sharon Katz, Pro Bono Attorney Dara Sheinfeld, and associates Alyssa Beaver Gomez, Surya Gopalan, Molly Greer Gurny, Amanda Meyer, Caroline Stern and Scott Wilcox were recognized for their work on behalf of Sanctuary clients, including a domestic violence victim and a group of U-visa applicants.
Sanctuary for Families is New York’s leading service provider and advocate for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking and related forms of gender violence. Each year, Sanctuary empowers thousands of adults and children to move from fear and abuse to safety and stability, transforming lives through a comprehensive range of services.