This month CPBO welcomes its new director: Tammy W. Sun.  Tammy comes to CPBO from Equal Justice Works where she worked as the Senior Manager of Fellowships for nearly four years. Prior to Equal Justice Works, Tammy worked as a public defender and as a staff attorney for the Southern Center for Human Rights. Tammy graduated with a BA and MA from Stanford University and studied law at Yale Law School.

CPBO is now accepting nominations for the 2017 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award. The award recognizes innovative team approaches to pro bono work involving in-house legal departments, law firms, and public interest groups. Nominated partnerships must include at least one legal department and one or more law firms and/or public interest group partners. To nominate a pro bono partnership, please complete a nomination form and submit a letter of nomination no later than April 21, 2017.

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CPBO continues to create resources to address common obstacles to in-house pro bono and aid legal departments and ACC chapters to start and expand their pro bono programs. CPBO has published the following infographics on topics critical to in-house pro bono.

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Opinion: Legal Service Corp. Funding is Critical to Justice for All

April 20, 2017

In response to The White House OMB’s proposal to cut LSC funding for FY18 leaders in the business and legal community have come together to encourage Congress to fully fund civil legal services.

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Leidos Launches Pro Bono Legal Initiative to Serve U.S. Veterans and Community Non-Profits

April 18, 2017

Leidos, a global science and technology company, today announced the launch of a pro bono legal initiative to serve U.S. veterans, community non-profit organizations, and citizens in need.

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Chief Legal Officers & Pro Bono


Tune into Pro Bono Institute’s newest podcast “CLO and Pro Bono Series” and listen to chief legal officers of Corporate Pro Bono Challenge® signatories discuss the pro bono efforts at their departments and how they are working to improve access to justice.

CPBO Challenge® Signatories

3M Company*†
Abbott Laboratories†
Accenture plc†
Adventist Health System†
AECOM Technology Corporation
Aetna Inc.*†
Agilent Technologies, Inc.*†
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Allstate Insurance Company†
Altria Group, Inc.*†
American Airlines, Inc.†
American Electric Power Company, Inc.†
American International Group, Inc.*†
AOL Inc.†
Aon Corporation†
Archer-Daniel-Midland Company
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.†
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.†
ARS National Services, Inc.†
Association of Corporate Counsel†
Assurant, Inc.
AT&T Inc.†
Automated Financial Systems, Inc.*†
Bank of America Corporation*†
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Best Buy Co., Inc.†
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc.†
Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation†
Boston Scientific Corporation
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company†
CA, Inc.*†
Capital One Financial Corporation
Cardinal Health, Inc.*†
Caterpillar Inc.*†
CBRE Group, Inc.
CBS Corporation†
Churchill Downs Incorporated
CIGNA Corporation†
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Citigroup Inc.*†
The Clorox Company*†
The Coca-Cola Company*†
Computer Sciences Corporation*†
Computer Systems Center Incorporated (CSCI)†
Counsel on Call*†
Cox Communications, Inc.†
Deere & Company*†
Dell Inc.*†
Deloitte LLP†
DHL Express (USA), Inc.
Direct Supply, Inc.
Discover Financial Services
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.
Duke Energy Corporation†
DuPont
Duquesne Light Company
Entergy Corporation
Exelon Corporation*†
FactSet Research Systems Inc.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac)
Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)†
Federal Reserve Bank of New York†
The Finish Line, Inc.†
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company*†
Fisher Healthcare*†
Ford Motor Company†
The Gap, Inc.†
General Electric Company*†
General Mills, Inc.
General Motors Company*†
Golden State Foods Corp.†
Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.
Hasbro, Inc.*†
Hewlett-Packard Company†
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Intel Corporation*†
International Paper Company†
J.C. Penney Company, Inc.*†
Johnson & Johnson†
Johnson’s Tire Service LLC
Kaplan Higher Education†
LexisNexis Group†
LMI (Logistics Management Institute)*†
LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
Marathon Oil Corporation†
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.*†
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
Mayo Clinic†
McDonald’s Corporation†
Medtronic, Inc.
Merck & Co., Inc.*†
MetLife, Inc.†
Microsoft Corporation*†
MillerCoors LLC†
MSA Safety Inc.
MVG Development, Inc.
National Life Insurance Company (National Life Group)†
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company†
The New York Times Company†
Office Depot, Inc.†
The Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack†
PepsiCo, Inc.*†
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.†
Pfizer Inc.*†
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
PPG Industries, Inc.*†
Prudential Financial, Inc.
Qualcomm Incorporated
Rick Engineering Company*†
Royal Bank of Canada†
salesforce.com, inc.
Sara Lee Corporation*†
Shell Oil Company*†
SIMNSA Co†
Starbucks Corporation*†
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.†
State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
Symantec Corporation†
SYNNEX Corporation†
Synopsys, Inc.†
Target Corporation
TE Connectivity, Ltd.
Thomson Reuters Corporation†
TIAA-CREF†
The Toro Company*†
Towers Watson & Co.
TXU Energy*†
Tyson Foods, Inc.*†
U.S. Bancorp†
United Continental Holdings, Inc.†
United Parcel Service, Inc.*†
United Technologies Corporation*†
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated†
Vanderbilt University*†
Verizon Communications Inc.†
Viacom Inc.
Vulcan Inc.*†
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.†
Walgreen Co.
The Washington Post Company*†
West Monroe Partners, LLC
The Williams Companies, Inc.†
WPX Energy, Inc.
Xerox Corporation
Yahoo! Inc.
*Indicates Charter Signatory †Indicates Challenge 100 Signatory