The National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIP) named WilmerHale a recipient of the 2021 Impact in the Courts Award. The NIP is a national membership organization of committed lawyers and advocates that works to protect the rights of all people regardless of immigration status. WilmerHale is one of six firms to be recognized for its contribution to the organization’s mission of protecting and expanding immigration rights in the US.
WilmerHale and the other honorees accepted the award during a virtual ceremony celebrating The National Immigration Project’s 50th anniversary on December 8. Partner Mark Fleming, who was previously recognized as an Immigration Law Trailblazer by The National Law Journal, Senior Associate Mike Brown and Associate Sanaz Payandeh highlighted some of the firm’s recent immigration work during the ceremony.
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