(June 15, 2007, Weil Gotshal News)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
and the firm’s LGBT affinity group, WEGALA, hosted the ninth annual ACLU
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project’s Summer Attorney
Reception for New York Attorneys and Summer Associates on June 14, 2007.
The guest speakers at the event were Alvin Williams and Nigel Simon, adoptive
parents and plaintiffs in ACLU’s lawsuit for marriage in Maryland. Over
400 attorneys and summer associates from firms and corporations across
the city attended the event.
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & AIDS Project was founded in
1986 to protect the constitutional rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender people and those living with HIV/AIDS through impact litigation,
public education and legislative advocacy.