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As a global firm, we feel that it’s our duty to encourage inclusion and to show compassion to those who need it most. We provide support to the most excluded parts of society through our pro bono work. That takes all kinds of forms across our offices, from advising charities to helping refugees and victims of human trafficking. Around the world, our lawyers spend more than 115,000 hours a year on pro bono work.

The 2018 Pro Bono Report provides a snapshot of the many ways we work to bring about change and confront some of society's biggest problems.

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We’ve earned awards for our pro bono work from D.C. Appleseed, D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project, Pro Bono Partnership, and Tahirih Justice Center, Immigration Equality, among others.

For over a decade straight, more than 40% of our Washington, D.C. lawyers have performed 50+ hours of pro bono work, qualifying us for the D.C. Circuit Judicial Conference"40 at 50" pro bono award.

We were honored by The American Lawyer with its Lifetime Achievement Award for Citizenship for our ongoing and extensive pro bono work in Liberia.

We’ve been named to The National Law Journal's Pro Bono Hot List three times.

Citizens of our wider community

Just as we’re a community of our own, we recognize that we have a vital part to play in the world around us. That’s why our positive network of support doesn’t stop at our office doors. Through our global Citizenship program, we give back to our society, we engage future generations, and we protect our planet. We do that through matched giving, through community investment, and through our commitment to sustainability. 

Look more closely at how we’re changing the lives of others, while transforming ourselves, along our journey of service as good global citizens.

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