General Electric Sends Its Yank Pro Bono Program Over There
It's the American way in Europe: GE decides that if its U.S. lawyers can volunteer time, so can their colleagues across the Atlantic. However, local restrictions have meant that GE's EU attorneys have had to be creative.
By Richard Lloyd|December 23, 2009
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Pro bono programs are rare in U.S. law departments, but even more so in their European counterparts.
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