Allen & Overy’s Patricia M Hynes receives New York Law Journal’s 2013 Impact Award

Patricia M Hynes, senior counsel at Allen & Overy, has received the New York Law Journal’s 2013 Impact Award.

Hynes was recognised for her commitment to public service; for her outstanding representation of clients during the financial crisis; and for her role as chair of the Legal Aid Society in steering the agency away from financial peril.

She is one of 10 recipients of the award, which was created to honour individuals, groups or projects that have had significant and lasting impact on the legal community in New York.