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Previous CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award Winners

2023: Accenture in partnership with Welcome.US and Welcome Legal Alliance; Justice in Action, a collaboration of more than 60 legal departments, and Baker McKenzie  

2022: Dominion Energy in partnership with McGuireWoods and VCU Health
Chubb North America Legal and Compliance (“Chubb”) in partnership with Philadelphia VIP

2021: McDonald’s Corporation in partnership with Goldberg Kohn, Jenner & Block LLP, and National Immigrant Justice Center; 
Pfizer in partnership with DLA Piper

2020: Amazon in partnership with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, and Bet Tzedek Legal Services;
Amazon in partnership with K&L Gates and Mary’s Place;
Charlotte Triage Pro Bono Partnership: Bank of America, Duke Energy, Husqvarna Group, and Wells Fargo in partnership with McGuireWoods, Moore & Van Allen, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy, and Legal Aid of North Carolina

2019: Large Law: ExxonMobil in partnership with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

Smaller Law: Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, in partnership with Connecticut Veterans Legal Center and Teamsters Local 1150

2018:  Large Law: MassMutual’s Law Department in partnership with the Hampden County Bar Association Legal Clinic
Smaller Law: United Airlines’ Legal Department in partnership with Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Cabrini Green Legal Aid

2017:  Large Law: UnitedHealth Group and Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
Small Law: Arconic Inc. and Alcoa Corporation in partnership with Meyer, Unkovic & Scott

2016: Entergy Corporation, in partnership with the Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC) and the Orleans Parish Civil District Court

2015:  Large Law: BNY Mellon, White & Case, and the National LGBT Bar Association
Small Law: Best Buy & Co., Inc. and Volunteer Lawyers Network

2014:  American International Group, Inc.’s  Global Legal, Compliance, Regulatory, and Government Affairs department, and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project

2013:  Hewlett-Packard Company in partnership with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and the National Veterans Legal Services Program

2012:  Ford Motor Company Office of the General Counsel in partnership with Dykema Gossett PLLC, Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc., and Michigan Community Resources

2011:  Verizon Communications Inc., in partnership with DLA Piper LLP

2010:  Accenture plc, Caterpillar Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc. in partnership with Baker & McKenzie and PILnet (formerly the Public Interest Law Institute)

2009:  Aetna Inc., in partnership with the Lawyers for Children America (LFCA), Bet Tzedek and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

2008:  The Williams Companies, Inc. in partnership with Hall Estill and the Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc

2007:  3M Company with Children’s Law Center of Minnesota

2006:  Microsoft Corporation and collaborating law firms Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Heller Ehrman LLP, Holland & Knight LLP, Perkins Coie LLP, Preston Gates & Ellis LLP, and Riddell Williams P.S.

2005:  US Bank with Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Central Minnesota Legal Services, Inc. and Volunteer Lawyers Network, Ltd.

2004:  State Farm Insurance Companies with Prairie State Legal Services, Inc

2003:  Abbott Laboratories with Baker & McKenzie and Midwest Immigrant & Human Rights Center