The National Law Journal


Every year at this time, The NLJ bestows its Pro Bono Awards on lawyers doing exemplary work upholding the principle that justice shouldn't be contingent on one's ability to pay. We looked for firms that contributed substantial time and money to the cause and gave bonus points if the lawyers risked opprobrium by standing up for unpopular people and causes. After sifting through dozens of top-notch entries, here are the firms honored this year.

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