In the middle of the Super Bowl last Sunday, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr partners Reginald Brown and Jennifer O'Connor were contacted by the Texas-based nonprofit Liberty Legal Institute. The group wanted to know if the two lawyers could take on a suddenly high-profile client: an Amarillo, Texas, construction worker, Jim Allen, one of 10 American Baptists held in a Port-au-Prince jail and charged with allegedly abducting 33 Haitian children.
Wilmer, Buchanan Tapped for Pro Bono Matters Related to Haitian Orphans
The American Lawyer
February 12, 2010