Featuring Milbank partner Allan Marks and Pro Bono counsel Anthony Perez Cassino, this episode of Law, Policy & Markets: Milbank Conversations explores how COVID-19 impacts the firm's pro bono clients and is altering the ways in which legal aid organizations operate and support their clients. Mr. Cassino also discusses how Milbank attorneys are adapting to provide pro bono service remotely during the pandemic both in the United States and worldwide.
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About the speakers:
Anthony Perez Cassino heads Milbank's Pro Bono practice. Active in pro bono for over two decades, he oversees the firm's extensive efforts, connecting partners and others with a range of organizations and individuals in need, and is a recognized leader in the legal industry's pro bono community. One of the few firms to require all attorneys to contribute a minimum of 25 pro bono hours a year, Milbank has an exceptionally active and engaged practice, contributing over 62,000 hours globally in 2019.
Allan Marks is one of the world's leading project finance lawyers, with special expertise in the power and renewable energy, transportation and airports, oil and gas, water, and telecommunications sectors. He advises developers, investors, lenders, and underwriters around the world in the development and financing of complex infrastructure projects, as well as related acquisitions, restructurings and capital markets transactions. Mr. Marks also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley at both the Law School and the Haas School of Business.
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