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Monica Johnson, Ventura Foods assistant general counsel. Photo credit: Alex Berliner.

Many lawyers head to law school with the hopes of helping improve the world—or at least their local communities.

Monica Johnson, the assistant general counsel for Ventura Foods, is making that dream a reality, despite the fact that her legal department only has three employees. She’s always been interested in giving back, and she saw the opportunity at Ventura to start a pro bono program that would do just that.

Caroline Spiezio

Caroline covers the intersection of tech and law for Corporate Counsel. She's based in San Francisco. Find her on Twitter @CarolineSpiezio.

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