Total pro bono hours at 120 firms participating in the Pro Bono Institute‘s annual challenge ticked up by 2.5% in 2023 when compared with 2022, as the industry makes progress in returning to pre-pandemic participation.

According to the 2024 report on the Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge, the 120 participating firms performed a total of 5,076,659 hours of pro bono work in 2023. Including those hours, the firms participating in the challenge since it started in 1995 have collectively tallied more than 100 million hours of pro bono.