The firm successfully represented a gay man escaping persecution obtain asylum in the United States. Our client fled to the United States in May 2017 after being the victim of numerous violent, physical attacks because of his sexual orientation. Our client could not report any of these attacks to the police, or even get proper treatment at the hospital for his injuries. If he had tried to, he would instead himself have been arrested or detained.
The Williams & Connolly team included Michelle Chen, Krystal Commons, and Nita Rao.