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Washington Post Article Highlights Firm’s Pro Bono Representation of Birmingham’s “Fifth Girl”

Titled “Birmingham’s ‘Fifth Girl’,” the article chronicles the life of Sarah Collins Rudolph, whose sister and three other young black girls were killed on September 15, 1963, when a bomb ripped through the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.  Twelve years old at the time, Ms. Rudolph became known as the “Fifth Girl,” a hate crime survivor who lived for decades in anonymity before sharing her story publicly at age 49.  Former partner Tom Bolling became involved after hearing her speak.  Now, a team led by Partner Ishan K. Bhabha is championing efforts that could include an apology and restitution without a lawsuit.  “It’s hard to think of a more compelling story,” Mr. Bhabha told The Post.  Other team members include Partner Alison I. Stein and Associate Caroline C. Cease.

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PEOPLE: Alison I. Stein, Ishan Kharshedji Bhabha, Caroline C. Cease

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