Discovering Justice Honors Ropes & Gray Partner and GLAD Civil Rights Project Director for Marriage Equality Arguments

In The News
May 4, 2016

Discovering Justice, an organization that helps students develop an understanding for how the justice system works, honored both appellate & Supreme Court litigation partner Douglas Hallward-Driemeier and GLAD Civil Rights Project Director Mary Bonauto with a Champion of Justice award at the organization’s annual benefit, held in Boston on April 13. The award celebrated Mr. Hallward-Driemeier and Ms. Bonauto’s work on behalf of plaintiffs in the landmark U.S. marriage equality case, Obergefell v. Hodges, which recognized the legal right of same-sex couples to marry throughout the nation. Ropes & Gray was also recognized by Discovering Justice with the organization’s Champion of Democracy award.