Big Law may be in it for big money, but the legal industry’s giants are making more time than ever to provide services for free. Last year marked a tipping point, with survey data showing more than half of Big Law attorneys devoted more than 20 hours to pro bono work in 2017. Not impressed? It’s the first time that threshold has been surpassed since the survey was instituted in 2000.

As The American Lawyer reported in summer, attorneys were galvanized by turbulent times, responding to everything from the Trump travel ban to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at law firms self-reported pro bono work.

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