Firm 2010 Average No.
of Texas Attorneys*
2010 Texas
Pro Bono Hours
2010 Average Pro Bono
Hours Per Texas Attorney
2010 No. of Texas
Attorneys Performing
> 20 Hours of Pro Bono
Do Hours Count Toward
Associates’ Billable-Hour
Requirements?
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 210 16,574 79 111 yes
Andrews Kurth 303 6,070 20 63 yes
Baker Botts 452 16,684 37 154 yes
Bracewell & Giuliani 308 9,030 29 93 yes
Cox Smith Matthews 122 967 8 14 on a case-by-case basis
Fulbright & Jaworski 510 46,524 91 246 ***
Gardere Wynne Sewell 261 3,487 13 48 yes
Haynes and Boone 408 9,563 23 126 yes
Hunton & Williams** 108 6,175 57 80 up to 50 hours
Jackson Walker 336 6,767 20 99 ****
Jones Day** 237 9,611 41 71 yes
K&L Gates** 133 3,011 23 30 yes
Kelly Hart & Hallman 127 1,693 13 22 N/A
King & Spalding** 67 2,658 40 44 ***
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell 331 7,176 22 99 up to 100 hours
Porter Hedges 96 825 9 14 yes
Strasburger & Price 175 2,199 13 28 yes
Thompson & Knight 283 4,659 17 70 yes
Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons 107 198 2 3 yes
Vinson & Elkins 508 15,552 31 173 yes
Weil, Gotshal & Manges** 113 7,614 67 80 yes
Winstead 262 1,830 7 21 yes
Note: Firms above are among Texas’ 25 largest as listed on Texas Lawyer’s April 25, 2011, “The Texas 100″ poster. Chart information is for pro bono performed by attorneys in the firms’ Texas offices only. Greenberg Traurig, Looper Reed & McGraw, and Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr did not provide pro bono data.
* Attorney counts are an average full-time equivalent (FTE) for the firms’ Texas offices during 2010.
** Firm is not based in Texas.*** Pro bono hours count toward bonus.
**** Pro bono hours count toward firm’s community service requirements.
N/A = Not applicable. Firm does not have billable-hour requirements for associates.
Source: the firms.