Pro Bono Firm Of 2011: O'Melveny & Myers

Law360, New York (July 20, 2011, 7:49 PM EDT) -- O'Melveny & Myers LLP's recent pro bono work has helped protect access to social services benefits, ensure the humane treatment of prisoners and enable legal immigrants to potentially stave off deportation over minor drug convictions, earning the firm a spot among Law360's Pro Bono Firms of 2011.

O'Melveny attorneys logged more than 83,000 hours of pro bono efforts in 2010, which averages out to about 120 hours per lawyer and amounts to a value of about $40 million, according to the firm.

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