Lucy S. McMillan

Lucy S. McMillan

Senior Attorney for Pro Bono

Ms. McMillan serves as the New York office's Senior Attorney for Pro Bono. In this role, Ms. McMillan manages pro bono activities in the New York office, in conjunction with the firm's pro bono program. Ms. McMillan is responsible for furthering the firm's relationships with legal services organizations and not-for-profits, organizing and developing pro bono training programs, and assisting attorneys in obtaining pro bono matters. Ms. McMillan also handles and supervises individual pro bono matters.

Prior to her current role, Ms. McMillan was an attorney in the firm's Litigation group. In that position she represented commercial clients in state and federal courts, and in American Arbitration Association (AAA) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitrations, in matters involving securities fraud, Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower laws, labor and employment laws, breach of contract, and fraud.

Before joining Arnold & Porter, Ms. McMillan clerked for the Honorable Roanne L. Mann in the Eastern District of New York, and spent two years working at Advocates for Children of New York as the recipient of an Equal Justice Works fellowship.

Perspectives

Recognition

Legal Services New York City Pro Bono Honor Roll 2012
Hy Frankel Award in Law and Social Welfare
Awarded by New York University School of Law

Credentials

Education
  • JD, New York University School of Law, 2004, cum laude
  • BA, Washington University in St. Louis, 1999
Admissions
  • New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York
Clerkships
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York, The Honorable Roanne L. Mann
Activities
  • Member, Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCO)

  • Member, New York City Bar Association

  • Member, Federal Bar Council

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