LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2020 — King & Spalding has joined L.A. Represents, a pro bono alliance of law firms, legal aid organizations and bar associations that will provide free legal counsel and representation to Los Angeles residents and businesses in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Attorney Mike Feuer launched L.A. Represents this week.
As part of L.A. Represents, King & Spalding and other coalition members will provide COVID-19-related legal services such as helping vulnerable tenants, domestic violence victims, and low-income Angelenos with employment, consumer debt, and bankruptcy matters. Coalition members will also provide small businesses with assistance as they confront new workplace regulations, renegotiate commercial leases, apply for government relief programs, and navigate compliance with emergency health and safety orders.
Other members of the L.A. Represents coalition include Bet Tzedek Legal Services, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Inner City Law Center, Public Counsel, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and Neighborhood Legal Services, as well as other law firms. Angelenos needing assistance and legal professionals interested in joining the partnership can find detailed information at coronavirus.lacity.org/LARepresents.
About King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 130 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with over 1,100 lawyers in 21 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality, and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at www.kslaw.com.