Mark Aronchick

Mark led the firm's team in Whitewood v. Wolf, paving the way for same-sex marriage in the state. He also served as the first Chairperson of Lower Merion Human Relations Commission.

Eric Bloom

Eric is a Volunteer Attorney with the Middle District Pro Bono Attorney Program, which provides attorneys to represent indigent parties in civil litigation.

Justice for the Wrongfully Convicted

"It has been a privilege to represent Mr. Hale."


“There’s an understanding that your pro bono cases are part of your workload.”

Chambers Associate 2014

Tom Brown

Tom regularly represents indigent clients in veterans’ benefits and housing-related litigation. He is also a member of the Young Professionals Advisory Council of Children First.

Michael Carlson

Michael is an active pro bono attorney. He helped win political asylum for a Liberian family.

Helen Casale

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.

Bo Ebby

Bo is an active pro bono attorney, serving as a volunteer for the Philadelphia Foreclosure Prevention Program, the Support Center for Child Advocates, and Philadelphia VIP.

Kids For Cash

A Tale of Scandalous Corruption


Pennsylvania's Defense of Marriage Act Overturned

"We are a better people than what these laws represent."

Andrew Erdlen

Andrew’s recent pro bono work includes challenging the conviction of a death row inmate on habeas corpus grounds and assisting in the representation of a homeowner in a mortgage foreclosure action.

Michele Fenkel

Michele is a member of the Advisory Council of the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, and was also a member of LEADERSHIP Philadelphia’s 2015 Core Class.

Rick Goldstein

Rick is a member of the Board of the Federation of Jewish Agencies of Southern New Jersey, and he received its Community Service Award. He is also a trustee of the Saltzman Foundation.

Dori Green

Using her extensive family law knowledge, Dori provides regular legal aid to residents of a Philadelphia women’s shelter.

Panel for Prisoners’
Civil Rights

“. . . And Justice For All”


Philadelphia VIP
Silver Gavel Award

Mid-Size Firms, 2013

Matt Hamermesh

Matt handles various pro bono cases, representing indigent clients in a range of matters, including death penalty defense, prisoners’ civil rights, bankruptcy, and uninsured personal injury defense.

Bill Hangley

Bill is a member of the IOLTA Board, which funds groups that provide free legal services to the poor. He also serves on the Leadership Council of Community Legal Services.

Adena Herskovitz

Adena serves on the Board of Regional Housing Legal Services, which works to create housing and economic opportunity and to effect systematic change for lower-income households statewide.

Champions For

“securing safety, justice, well-being and a permanent, nurturing environment for every child”


“We were fighting for the most fundamental issues of human integrity, respect and law.”

Mark Aronchick (Law

Bonnie Hoffman

Bonnie has handled immigration matters for pro bono clients and is a Board member of Girls on the Run.

Matt Klebanoff

Matt is a volunteer attorney with the Support Center for Child Advocates, where he represents several children in abuse and custody matters.

Jason Levine

Jason works with Philadelphia VIP, representing indigent defendants in both criminal and civil rights matters.

Permanent Resident

Justice For A Mother of US Soldier


Juvenile Law Center
Pro Bono Award

In recognition of our work as co-counsel in the Luzerne County Kids-for-Cash case

Caitlin McHugh

Caitlin has represented pro bono clients through Philadelphia VIP and has volunteered at the Philadelphia Family Court Help Center. She is also active in the Public Interest Law Center.

Sharon McKee

Sharon successfully brought a Title IX case to require West Chester University to reinstate its women’s gymnastics team. She is also a former board member of the Public Interest Law Center.

Steve Miano

Steve is a volunteer with and former Board member of the Support Center for Child Advocates. He was awarded that organization's Distinguished Child Advocate Award.

“They’re dedicated to the case. They are lawyers who are every day dedicated to excellence.”

Marsha Levick, Juvenile Law Center (Legal Intelligencer, June 2012)

Philadelphia Bar Foundation 2010
Pro Bono Award

Isabel Naveira López

Isabel is an active board member of the HBAPA, the HBALEF, and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s YLD. Isabel also handles immigration and prisoners’ civil rights matters for pro bono clients.

David Pudlin

David is a director and former Board Chair of the Anti-Defamation League, Chair of the Board of Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, and a Board Member of the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

David Scolnic

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.

Dan Segal

Dan is co-counsel with the Juvenile Law Center in the Luzerne County “kids-for-cash” scandal. He is a past president of the JLC and is Vice President of Hillel of Greater Philadelphia.

Rescued from
Death Row

The Client’s Life Was Spared


Beacon of
Justice Award

from National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA), 2009

Jerry Shoemaker

Jerry offers free legal clinics at the Women’s Center of Montgomery County and volunteers with the Montgomery Child Advocacy Program.

John Summers

John serves on the Board of The Reinvestment Fund, a nationally recognized development finance corporation. He also serves on the Boards of the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, PCCY, and Pilot Legis.

Rob WIygul

Rob handles prisoners' civil rights cases, including representing a prisoner who alleged he was denied medical treatment and was retaliated against after he raised the issue.

Cheryl Young

Cheryl is Treasurer of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project and a Board Member for Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania. She is a Past President of the Victim Services Center of Montgomery County.

"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)