Samidh Guha Honored for Pro Bono Service

(New York) – Samidh Guha, a partner in the litigation practice at Akin Gump, received the Abely Pro Bono Achievement Award at this year’s Abely Awards dinner in New York.

The Abely Awards are presented by Sanctuary for Families, the leading nonprofit organization in New York state dedicated to serving the victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking. The Abely Pro Bono Achievement Award recognizes the contributions of attorneys who have consistently demonstrated professional commitment to improving the lives of Sanctuary’s clients.

Mr. Guha was recognized for his pro bono representation of Sanctuary clients who have been victims of sex trafficking as well as for his strategic advocacy for new legislation that would strengthen prosecutors’ ability to hold sex traffickers accountable.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.


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