Jan. 26, 2021

Scott Fein Recipient of Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award by N.Y.S. Bar Association

Scott Fein Recipient of Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award by N.Y.S. Bar Association

Scott Fein, Senior Partner, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, is the 2021 recipient of the Jonathan Lippman Pro Bono Award presented by the 50+ Lawyers Section of the New York State Bar Association.  The award recognizes dedicated senior members of the legal profession who have generously provided pro bono service in New York.  Mr. Fein will receive his award on January 28 during the N.Y.S. Bar Association’s Annual Meeting. 

“Scott Fein is a fierce champion of the underserved and those living at the margins. His reputation among both the bench and the bar is one of impeccable character, extraordinary competence and unquestioned integrity and compassion,” said Anthony J. Enea of White Plains, Chair of the 50+ Lawyers Section.

Mr. Fein has a long history of pro bono service, including 14 years representing plaintiffs in the racial profiling case of Brown v. State of New York. He also has served as pro bono counsel to the New York State Partnership Archives Trust, the New York State Public Authority Budget Office and Equinox.  Most recently, Mr. Fein served as a senior fellow and pro bono adviser to the State University of New York’s Rockefeller Institute of Government Center for Law and Policy, focusing on immigrant resettlement.

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