On February 9, 2012, Cravath individuals were honored at inMotion Inc.’s 12th annual Commitment to Justice Awards. InMotion provides free legal and social services to low-income women, including recent immigrants and those suffering from domestic violence. Associate Christopher D. Belelieu received a “Legal Team Award” for his outstanding legal work representing a Hispanic mother of three children who was abused by her former husband. Christopher helped the client obtain legal immigration status under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), employment authorization and lawful permanent residence as well as a divorce that allowed her to gain custody of her children. Additionally, numerous other Cravath lawyers and other employees were named to the Honor Roll, which recognizes the contribution of those who have volunteered, promoted or supported the cases and work of inMotion in various ways.
Cravath has been a Corporate Partner of inMotion since 2004. Three teams of Cravath attorneys have previously won inMotion Commitment to Justice awards. Cravath partner Darin P. McAtee serves on inMotion’s Board of Directors and partner Rachel G. Skaistis serves as the Firm’s Corporate Partner representative to inMotion.