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Large Firms Unlikely To Drop Pro Bono Work: Experts

Law360 (October 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A number of high-profile law firm implosions and several rounds of lawyer layoffs have made many wonder whether pro bono work may have to take a back seat during a down economy.

But legal experts maintain that many law firms will continue to have incentives for taking on cases for free, especially during tough economic times.

Last year saw the end of Thacher Proffitt & Wood LLP, Heller Ehrman LLP and Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP, and nearly 1,300 lawyers and hundreds of support...
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