Pro Bono Counsel, Orrick
Rene Kathawala serves as Orrick's firmwide pro bono counsel, responsible for managing and initiating the firm's pro bono activities, including all administrative and legal aspects. Rene works with other pro bono counsel and legal services nonprofits to increase the quantity and quality of pro bono representation that is being provided to indigent clients in each of the cities worldwide where Orrick has a presence. In addition, he supervises and directly works on cases in such diverse areas as immigration law, family and matrimonial law, housing law, public benefits law, employment law counseling, impact litigation, and nonprofit advice and counseling. Rene has worked on many substantial matters in the federal and state systems over his career that is reported as precedent.
Speaking at Financial Risks Confronting Civil Society: How Corporate Legal Expertise Can Catalyze Change, Wednesday, October 19