The world’s largest law firms spent millions of hours on pro bono in 2016, increasing the amount of time they spent for indigent clients around the globe. Hours continued to tick up last year, but still lag behind pre-recession levels. We look at the themes that emerged in pro bono last year, some of the specific matters, how many hours individual firms performed and what we might see in 2017 when it comes to pro bono efforts.



Big Law’s Pro Bono Hours Tick Upward
The results of our 2017 Pro Bono Survey show a slow but steady increase in pro bono commitment. But the need for pro bono is likely to grow even faster.


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