Pro Bono Report 2011: Choppy Waters
Monday, August 01, 2011
- Organization: The American Lawyer
They say that charity begins at home--and that's probably a good thing, since it is in shorter than usual supply at many Am Law 200 firms.
Average pro bono hours for lawyers at Am Law 200 firms plummeted 8 percent in 2010 to their lowest level in three years, reversing a decade of steady growth. The overall average percentage of lawyers who did more than 20 hours of pro bono work dipped 5.2 percent.