Boston, MA, January 12, 2010 – Brown Rudnick, an international law firm with offices in the US and Europe, today announced that it has filed an amicus brief in the Second Amendment case before the U.S. Supreme Court entitled Otis McDonald v. City of Chicago.  Brown Rudnick represents Northeastern University’s James Alan Fox, the Lipman Family Professor of Criminal Justice and Professor of Law, Policy and Society, and Jack Levin, the Irving and Betty Brudnick Professor of Sociology and Criminology.  Brown Rudnick’s pro bono representation is provided through the firm’s Center for the Public Interest, the umbrella entity that encompasses pro bono legal work, charitable giving, community involvement and public interest efforts.  The legal team included Litigation Partner Elizabeth A. Ritvo and Litigation Associates Amanda Buck Varella and Dylan P. Kletter, as well as Albert W. Wallis, Executive Director of Brown Rudnick’s Center for the Public Interest.  The firm is providing its services on a pro bono basis.

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