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Delivering Impact Through Pro Bono Volunteerism

April 22, 2024

Capital One April 22, 2024 Launched in 2020, Capital One’s Skills-Based Pro Bono program built upon volunteerism efforts from their Brand, Design, and Legal departments. This program now serves as an enterprise-wide effort that directly supports organizations such as nonprofits, startups, small businesses and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to help build capacity to meet […]

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UK companies commit to pro bono legal work through new pledge

April 10, 2024

Lexpert April 10, 2024 Major companies have signed the UK in-house pro bono pledge, a commitment to increase the participation of their legal teams in pro bono activities. The pledge, initiated by the In House Pro Bono Group, National Pro Bono Centre, and GC100, aims to encourage at least 25 percent of their UK-based lawyers […]

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How Liberty Mutual’s Legal Team is Approaching AI

January 3, 2024

Legal Dive January 3, 2024 Generative AI is one of the first technology solutions professionals in Liberty Mutual’s legal department immediately expressed an interest in leveraging, said Tyson Roy, the insurance company’s director of legal innovation. As a result, the insurer’s in-house legal team has been piloting some generative AI tools in hopes of enabling […]

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Pro Bono and DEI Awards Go to Counsel at Nexstar Media, Toyota

December 29, 2023

The Texas Lawbook December 29, 2023 The Association of Corporate Counsel’s DFW Chapter and The Texas Lawbook received dozens of nominations for the 2023 DFW Outstanding Corporate Counsel Awards, which recognize the successes and leadership demonstrated by in-house counsel in North Texas. ACC-DFW President Alvin Benton (pictured right) announced Thursday that Nexstar Media Group General […]

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Pro Bono Innovators 2023 Honorees Davis Wright Tremaine and Microsoft

December 18, 2023

Bloomberg Law December 18, 2023 In their 2023 issue of Pro Bono Innovators, Bloomberg Law honors Davis Wright Tremaine and Microsoft Corp. for their work providing free legal services, including assistance with pre-publication review and public records access to independent journalists and newsrooms, especially those in underserved areas. Read more…

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Justice-for-All Theme Undergirds Microsoft’s 20-Year-Old Pro Bono Program

November 27, 2023 November 27, 2023 Now in its 20th year, the Microsoft Corporate, External & Legal Affairs department’s Pro Bono Program has donated about 60,000 pro bono hours. Among the program’s signature initiatives is Kids in Need of Defense (KIND, a legal services organization Microsoft co-founded in 2008 with the goal of ensuring that no child […]

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Thomson Reuters Receives 2023: Corporate Pro Bono Partner Award

October 24, 2023

Thomson Reuters October 24, 2023 Thomson Reuters was among the companies recognized with the 2023 Corporate Pro Bono Partner Award from the Pro Bono Institute (PBI) at its annual awards dinner on Oct. 16 in New York City. The award honored the Thomson Reuters partnership with Baker McKenzie for the Justice in Action project. Read […]

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7 Ways Amazon’s Pro Bono Work Impacts Communities around the World

October 23, 2023

Amazon October 23, 2023 Since Amazon’s pro bono program’s inception, members of the legal department have devoted more than 52,000 hours of pro bono volunteer work, partnering with numerous law firms and nonprofits to provide access to justice for underserved people and communities, and support noble causes across the globe. This includes more than 10,000 […]

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Promoting Justice for all through Pro Bono Services

October 20, 2023

LinkedIn October 20, 2023 Just as technology continues to grow and evolve, so has the Microsoft Pro Bono Program. To track their progress and to offer in-house legal departments looking to develop their own pro bono programs, Microsoft created a Pro Bono Maturity Model in collaboration with the Corporate Pro Bono project of the Pro […]

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October 20, 2023

Cisco October 20, 2023 Cisco’s Chief Legal Officer, Dev Stahlkopf, shares her perspective on the power of pro bono work. For three years running, Cisco has maintained more than 80 percent employee participation in community impact activities. When four out of every five Cisco employees, representing 95 countries, are finding opportunities to give back in […]

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