Sanctuary for Families Honors Cahill Associate Margaret Barone with ‘Above & Beyond’ Pro Bono Achievement Award for 2017
Margaret Barone, an Associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, is being honored with the ‘Above & Beyond’ Pro Bono Achievement Award by Sanctuary for Families in recognition her dedicated and compassionate representation of Maria, a mother with a special-needs child. Through Margaret’s tireless efforts, Maria won court-ordered enforcement of critical provisions of her post-divorce agreements, allowing her to provide the support and care that her son so desperately needed. More on how Margaret assisted Maria can be found here. Margaret will be formally recognized at the Sanctuary for Families annual benefit held on October 17th at the Highline Ballroom.
Cahill’s partnership with Sanctuary for Families began in 1997. Our attorneys work to provide legal advocacy for domestic violence victims seeking legal counseling to immigrant domestic violence victims, protective orders in Family Court, permanent resident status or citizenship, and provide legal advice to victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking in matters outside of litigation. Sanctuary for Families is New York’s leading advocate and service provider for survivors of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and related forms of gender violence.