M. Elizabeth McGill, the dean of Stanford Law School, was happy to announce the creation of the fellowship. "I am deeply grateful to Michael Steinberg and Sullivan & Cromwell for their generosity. By creating this new fellowship, Michael and the firm will allow our graduates to bring their public interest legal skills and passion to serve the critical needs of the clients of Public Counsel," she said. "At a time when the widening income and access gaps are increasingly stark, we are delighted that our graduates will be able to put their talent and training to work to serve the public good."
Public Counsel is one of the nation's largest providers of free legal service. Please contact Public Counsel Vice President and General Counsel Liz Bluestein for information on how to apply at (213) 385-2977, extension 131.
Lauren Brady, S&C Partner Michael Steinberg, M. Elizabeth McGill and Diane Chin at the 2016 Spring Public Interest Awards Reception, where the new Sullivan & Cromwell Fellowship with Public Counsel was announced.