Pro Bono


 

2021 Anderson & Kreiger Pro Bono Highlights

by Katelyn Smith

Anderson & Kreiger is committed to providing pro bono legal services to those most in need and in cases that make a wide impact. While attorneys are free to select pro bono projects of personal significance, our pro bono efforts during the past year have focused on the following areas:… READ MORE

Greater Boston Legal Services Awards Samuel Dinning and Anderson & Kreiger LLP the Pro Bono Champion Award

by Anderson & Kreiger

On October 29, 2020, Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) awarded Samuel Dinning and Anderson & Kreiger LLP the Pro Bono Champion Award.  The Pro Bono Champion Award recognizes attorneys who are champions for pro bono within their firms, and firms with policies and practices in place that… READ MORE

Anderson & Kreiger and Lawyers for Civil Rights Secure a Nationwide Injunction Against HUD Less than Two Hours Before New Rule Was Set to Go Into Effect

by Anderson & Kreiger

On October 25, 2020, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued a stay and nationwide preliminary injunction against Secretary Ben Carson and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), halting the roll-back of housing discrimination protections under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).  Anderson &… READ MORE

2020 Anderson & Kreiger Pro Bono Highlights

by Anderson & Kreiger

Anderson & Kreiger is committed to providing pro bono legal services to those most in need and in cases that make a wide impact. While attorneys are free to select pro bono projects of personal significance, our pro bono efforts during the past year have focused on the following areas:… READ MORE

Anderson & Kreiger and Lawyers for Civil Rights file a Lawsuit to Challenge HUD’s Attack on Longstanding Protections under the Fair Housing Act (FHA)

by Anderson & Kreiger

On September 28, 2020, Anderson & Kreiger LLP attorneys Scott Lewis, Mina Makarious, and Annie Lee, working with our partners at Lawyers for Civil Rights filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Massachusetts Fair Housing Center and Housing Works to challenge HUD’s roll-back of housing discrimination protections under the Fair… READ MORE

2019 Anderson & Kreiger Pro Bono Highlights

by Anderson & Kreiger

Anderson & Kreiger is committed to providing pro bono legal services to those most in need and in cases that make a wide impact. While attorneys are free to select pro bono projects of personal significance, our pro bono efforts during the past year have focused on… READ MORE

As a Result of Anderson & Kreiger Lawsuit, FDA Proposes New Graphic Warnings For Cigarette Packs

by Katelyn Smith

In accordance with an order by the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given notice of a proposed rule requiring tobacco companies to include new textual warnings and graphic images on cigarette packs and in cigarette advertising. Many… READ MORE

Equal Access to Education

by Katelyn Smith

Anderson & Kreiger, in collaboration with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, helped to achieve a victory for students of color, English language learners and students with learning disabilities in Boston Public Schools.  A&K filed an amicus brief in Superior Court on behalf of the students and local branches of… READ MORE

A&K Supports Boston Teens Seeking Recreation Funding from TD Garden

by Katelyn Smith

Earlier this year, a group of Boston teens seeking funding for the creation of a recreation center in Boston’s Jackson Square neighborhood discovered a state law that requires the owners of the TD Garden, which is home to the Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics, to raise money for recreational… READ MORE

Environmental Justice for the Roxbury Safety Net

by Katelyn Smith

When Boston University proposed opening the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (Biolab) to research pathogens, such as anthrax and ebola, community members were concerned. The nearby low-income community has been fighting for over 10 years to ensure that the lab is safe – with Anderson & Kreiger’s help. In 2006… READ MORE