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Counting Pro Bono A selection of firms that allow associates to count pro bono hours toward billable hour requirements.
Firm Billable requirement Pro bono hours counted toward billable requirement
Baker & McKenzie 1,900 100
Bingham McCutchen 2,000 100 *1
Cooley Godward 1,900 all
Farella Braun & Martel 1,850 75
Gray Cary 2,050 *2 100 *3
Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin 1,950 150
McDermott, Will & Emery 2,000 all
Morrison & Foerster 1,950 all
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker 2,100 all
Pillsbury Winthrop 1,950 all after first 20 *4
Reed Smith Crosby Heafey 1,900 discretionary *5
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood 2,000 *2 60 *3
Thelen Reid & Priest 1,900 all *6
*1 For firm’s West Coast offices, all pro bono defined as impact work counts. Up to 100 hours of non-impact work is counted.
*2 Associates must bill this number of hours to qualify for an hours-based bonus.
*3 Additional hours may be approved by the firm.
*4 Pro bono hours in excess of 20 per year count toward minimum billable hours and billable hour bonuses.
*5 Pro bono hours do not automatically count as billables, but the firm, in some circumstances may consider them for the purposes of meeting billable hour requirements.
*6 Pro bono matters that support firm or office initiatives qualify for full credit, including productivity bonuses. Other pro bono projects qualify for a 50 percent credit up to a maximum of 100 hours.
( The Recorder, 2003)

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