When the New York City Legal Aid Society looks to the legal community for pro bono firepower, it can always look to a deep bench—every year, 3,000 attorneys and law students from scores of firms offer their time to help less fortunate New Yorkers.

But this year, Legal Aid announced that “no other firm has made more of an impact” on pro bono efforts than Milbank and presented it with its Honorable Jonathan Lippman Public Service Law Firm Award.