Firms Look To Cash In With Work-For-Free Strategy

Law360, New York (March 16, 2010, 6:37 PM EDT) -- The recent recession saw many law firms increasing their pro bono workloads as a way to keep their client rosters full, but some are putting a new spin on working for free, legal industry experts say.

Unlike past recessions, when firms tended to scale back on pro bono matters, the severity of these troubled economic times has led many firms to offer pro bono services in order to retain and attract clients, as well as keep their lawyers busy.

In a particularly unusual variation of this...
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