(23 June, 2017)  Reed Smith’s Global Refugee Protection Project is profiled in the new short movie from Thomson Reuters: No exit: Jordan’s most vulnerable refugees. The documentary features Reed Smith pro bono counsel Jayne Fleming, who leads the firm’s Human Rights Team, as well as Chicago-based partner Duane Sigelko and their teams’ work in Jordan.

Related Professionals: Jayne E. Fleming Duane F. Sigelko

Reed Smith’s pro bono Refugee protection work includes operating a mobile legal clinic that provides free legal, psychological and social support to some of the most vulnerable and at-risk refugees in Jordan. Clients include victims of torture incapacitated by trauma, children with life-threatening or degenerative illnesses, and victims of rape or gender-based violence.

Additionally, Reed Smith’s Refugee Protection Project is featured in the accompanying feature article from Thomson Reuters, Tortured and traumatised: Lawyer gives hope to Jordan's most war-scarred refugees

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