In this webcast, a panel of Gibson Dunn lawyers cover the latest updates on the legal landscape for Afghan refugees, the various mechanisms for providing immigration relief to Afghan refugees in the United States, and a look at how the legal profession has and can help close the justice gap for these deserving families.
January 14, 2022
Gibson Dunn's Pro Bono team provides an update on the firm's broad efforts to help Afghans at heightened risk of Taliban reprisals, after the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban's takeover of Kabul.
December 22, 2021
Since the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul, tens of thousands of Afghans, along with U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents, have desperately tried to flee the country and the Taliban’s oppressive rule. Members of Gibson Dunn's Pro Bono team outline how the firm sprang into action to help individuals at heightened risk of Taliban reprisals evacuate to safety.
September 9, 2021
Gibson Dunn joins other law firms in publicly denouncing anti-Semitism and the demonization of Jews pervading the press, social media, and the streets of this country.
May 27, 2021
On May 19, 2021, Gibson Dunn was awarded the 2021 Richard D. Odgers Pro Bono Partner Award from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, one of the nation’s leading legal and policy organizations dedicated to finding sensible solutions that will prevent further gun violence.
May 21, 2021
We are thrilled to announce Gibson Dunn’s participation as a member of The Alliance for Asian American Justice (“The Alliance”), a national pro bono initiative committed to standing up for victims, and preventing future acts, of anti-Asian hate.
April 15, 2021
This last year has brought with it unprecedented challenges to our personal and professional lives as we sought to deal with the widespread ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic.
December 22, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it introduced unimaginable challenges into all our lives. But for those living in poverty or within marginalized communities, the impact of the disease was especially devastating.
July 30, 2020
Carrie LeRoy was featured on Pro Bono Net’s Connecting Justice Communities blog in connection with her work creating the Cyber Dignity program.
June 24, 2020
Gibson Dunn Chairman and Managing Partner Ken Doran provides thoughts on racial justice and equity in light of the tragic deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and several other African Americans by police.
June 5, 2020
On June 1, 2020, President Barack Obama published a blog post sharing the link to a milestone community-based policing report and toolkit created in 2019 by the Leadership Conference Education Fund—the education and research arm of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights worked on extensively by Gibson Dunn partners and associates.
June 2, 2020
As we head into another week of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all struggling to cope with the rapidly changing landscape. Some of us have loved ones who have gotten sick or even passed away, others have loved ones living far away, and still others have loved ones fighting on the front lines of this pandemic as healthcare workers or first responders.
April 22, 2020
During this uncertain time, we are all facing unpredictable and unprecedented challenges. Recent events have impacted every aspect of our daily life, and are already reverberating through the world economy, healthcare system, and much more.
April 1, 2020
We are proud to showcase some of the pro bono awards and accolades the firm has received during summer 2019, which reflect our impressive efforts. As reflected in our 2018 Pro Bono Annual Report, Gibson Dunn’s pro bono program is as diverse as the firm itself. Over the last several months, the firm has continued to be engaged in many incredible pro bono efforts. We are proud to showcase some of our work here.
August 28, 2019
We are proud to showcase some of the pro bono awards and accolades the firm has received over the last few months, which reflect our impressive efforts. This year marks the 10th Annual National Celebration of Pro Bono, which aims to shine a spotlight on important pro bono work already underway and to encourage other lawyers to get involved. At Gibson Dunn we have much to be proud of in this respect. Whether protecting constitutional rights, working on behalf of the LGBTQ community, spearheading anti-human trafficking efforts, battling slumlords, fighting on behalf of domestic violence victims, advocating on behalf of veterans, or engaging on behalf of the immigrant community, our lawyers have worked hard this year to provide access to justice for those who could not otherwise afford it.
October 29, 2018
On May 7, 2018, the administration implemented a “zero tolerance policy,” pursuant to which all adults found to be entering the United States illegally would be subject to criminal prosecution. Furthermore, all adults who crossed the border accompanied by a minor child would be separated from that child. Many of the individuals affected by this policy were asylum seekers who had been forced to flee their homes due to violence and persecution.
October 19, 2018
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the winners of the firm’s annual team and individual Frank Wheat Memorial Awards. Every year, Gibson Dunn presents its Frank Wheat award to lawyers in the firm who obtain significant results for their pro bono clients and demonstrate leadership and initiative that serve as inspiration to others.
February 27, 2018
The UCI Law VA Benefits Project and Gibson Dunn successfully persuaded a federal appellate court to vacate and remand a Board of Veterans' Appeals decision that denied service-connected benefits to a U.S.
June 7, 2017
On April 25, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit vacated the order of removal of Gibson Dunn pro bono client Daniel Castendet-Lewis, a native of Panama who was deported after pleading guilty to Virginia statutory burglary.
April 25, 2017
On October 14, 2015, the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights (CAIR) Coalition publicly recognized Gibson Dunn as the organization's 2015 Law Firm of the Year, because of the number of matters the firm has successfully handled for CAIR clients over the last year.
October 14, 2015