The pro bono team of partner Joyce Cowan and associate Tamara Senikidze of Morgan Lewis won asylum for their 15-year-old client Aaron*. Aaron fled violence and threats in El Salvador from gang members who sought to use him as a way to extort his mother, starting when Aaron was only 13 years old.
A team of associates from Gibson Dunn which included Edward Patterson, Rosanne Six, and Taylor Spragens, locked in a victory for their client without a full hearing by convincing the government not to contest his defense to deportation. Their client is a green card holder and father to three U.S.
Working with an Salvadoran father of five who feared returning to his home country after local police tortured him and murdered his cousin as part of a brutal extortion scheme, a team of pro bono attorneys from Morgan Lewis was able to secure a stipulation from the government of Withholding of Removal under the Conv