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Our Commitment to Pro Bono

We are thrilled to share with you our Pro Bono Video which emphasizes our motto of "Doing Well, by Doing Good" and highlights our deeply-rooted commitment to the Pro Bono Initiative and provision of legal services to the disadvantaged and the poor. We are proud to recognize the phenomenal efforts and commitment of our colleagues who contribute their time and talents to organizations and individuals in need of legal assistance. We look forward to sharing more of these projects and experiences with you as the firm continues to serve the needs of our clients and our communities around the world.

 Recent Highlights


Proskauer Recognized by The Asian Lawyer with the 2015 Pro Bono Citizenship Award

Proskauer has been awarded the Pro Bono Citizenship Prize by The Asian Lawyer's 2015 Asia Legal Awards, for its work on behalf of the Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) in Siem Reap, Cambodia.


Proskauer Achieves Victory in Complex Pro Bono Trust Litigation

Proskauer achieved a victory after 19 months of intense litigation on behalf of a pro bono client, a 60-year-old man who was referred to the firm by the Los Angeles County Bar Association AIDS Legal Services Project, defeating an unlawful detainer action brought by his brother.

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Lois Thompson Honored by MALDEF for Work on Tucson School Desegregation Case

Partner Lois Thompson was honored by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund at its 2014 Los Angeles Awards Gala on November 5. Ms. Thompson was selected to receive the Excellence in Legal Service award for her work as pro bono counsel in a major school desegregation case in Tucson, Arizona.

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Lawyer's Alliance Recognizes Proskauer's Pro Bono Excellence with Cornerstone Award

Proskauer has been honored by the Lawyers Alliance for New York with its 2014 institutional Cornerstone Award, which recognizes contributions in business and transactional pro bono legal service. The award was presented at the organization's annual Cornerstone Awards on October 30.

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Proskauer Honored with NSCLC Justice Award for its Work on Clark v. Astrue

Proskauer has been recognized by the National Senior Citizens Law Center with the inaugural NSCLC Justice Award for its work on the Clark v. Astrue litigation.

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Proskauer Recognizes Outstanding Pro Bono Work With Golden Gavel Awards

The Proskauer Pro Bono Initiative Committee hosted its seventh annual Golden Gavel Awards honoring 57 lawyers and members of staff across the firm's global offices for their extraordinary pro bono commitment and public service in 2013.

Read more about Proskauer's pro bono efforts.