Name : Ed Rekosh

Professional Title : Executive Director

Affiliation : PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law

Country : United States

Title of Presentation : Fostering an Ethic of Pro Bono (Part II): Developing a culture of pro bono within law firms internationally with a spotlight on Spain

Short Bio : Ed Rekosh is the Executive Director of PILnet (formerly Public Interest Law Institute), a post he has held since 1997 when he founded the organization as a program of Columbia Law School. Rekosh teaches Human Rights, Law and Development at Columbia Law School and has been a recurring visiting professor at Central European University. He has written extensively about human rights and the rule of law, and he received the American Bar Association’s International Human Rights Award in 2009.