Pro Bono Firm Of 2011: Skadden

Law360, New York (July 22, 2011, 9:25 PM EDT) -- From helping refugees win asylum status to taking a death row inmate’s quest for post-conviction DNA testing to the U.S. Supreme Court, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP's pro bono practice has scored significant victories in the past year, earning the firm a spot among Law360’s Pro Bono Firms of 2011.

From May 2010 through May 2011, Skadden’s lawyers recorded 187,720 hours of pro bono work, a figure that represents more than 7 percent of Skadden’s annual billable hours total, according to the firm. Skadden...
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