Pro Bono Firm Of 2012: Covington & Burling

By Kelly Rizzetta (August 21, 2012, 10:31 PM EDT) -- When asked recently to sum up the philosophy behind Covington & Burling LLP's proactive pro bono program, partner Alan Pemberton, who chairs the firm's public service committee, had a ready answer: "For of those to whom much is given, much is required."

In the last year, Covington attorneys operating under that mantra got two wrongly convicted men off death row, helped Chinese-Americans secure an apology from Congress for historic injustices, and launched two major civil rights cases over the constitutionality of police stops in New York and Arizona, earning the firm a spot on Law360's Pro Bono Firms of 2012....

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