Attorneys at Hangley Aronchick represent our community’s most vulnerable members on matters ranging from cutting edge social issues to routine name changes. Our attorneys are making a difference every day with their enduring commitment to pro bono work and their passion for serving our community.
Helen serves as Vice-Chair of the Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission for Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Fairness, which works to eliminate bias within all branches of the government and the legal profession.
Claudia spent her first year of practice representing immigrant survivors of gender-based violence, and she has handled numerous pro bono matters, including defending a college newspaper in a defamation suit.
For 30 years, Joe has represented artists and art organizations through Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. A former board member of the William Penn Foundation, he serves on the Board of Narrative.
Monica is a Board Member of Shalom House, which provides emergency shelter for women and children, and transitional and permanent housing for female veterans and disabled or chronically homeless women.
Rebecca was part of the Whitewood team, striking down Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban, and, as co-counsel with the Juvenile Law Center, represents victims of the Luzerne County kids-for-cash judicial scandal.
David represents East Park Leadership and Conservation Center, a joint venture between National Audubon Society and Philadelphia Outward Bound in their creation of a new "Discovery Center" in Philadelphia.
John was a lead attorney on the firm’s Whitewood team, striking down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage. He also served on Devereux – New Jersey's Southern Jersey Advisory Board from 2011 to 2017.
John serves as Board Chair for The Reinvestment Fund, a nationally recognized development finance corporation. He also serves on the Boards of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, PCCY, and Pilot Legis.
"Pro Bono is very important to us. I tell every associate on their first day that I want them to do it."
David Pudlin, Firm President (Chambers Associate 2013)
Beacon of Justice Award
from National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), 2009
Phil recently successfully represented disenfranchised African-American voters in their suit to move their polling place to a safe, accessible location. He is a Board member of the Public Interest Law Center.