Managing Partner, Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP
Throughout her career, Julie Fink has displayed a commitment to social justice and inclusion. As an attorney at Paul, Weiss, she was a key member of the team that challenged the Defense of Marriage Act in front of the Supreme Court, and helped negotiate a landmark settlement ending the state of New York's segregation of individuals with mental illness in institutional adult homes. As in-house counsel at Pfizer Inc., she served as the Global Pro Bono Lead. She has received the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award and Immigration Equality’s Safe Haven Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Representation.
Now, Julie is Managing Partner of Kaplan Hecker & Fink, which she co-founded in 2017. "I have been honored to play a leading role in building a new kind of boutique law firm, rooted in the values of fairness, integrity, and justice," she said.
Joined LCLD 2019
Highlights of LCLD Participation
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020
Annual Meeting (2019)
Leadership Summit (2019)
Member: Julie Fink
Diversity Professional: Jolene Nembhard