Pro Bono Firm Of 2016: Covington & Burling

Law360, New York (September 20, 2016, 4:12 PM EDT) -- From securing the release of Guantanamo Bay detainees to scoring victories for immigrant teachers and Guatemalan migrant forestry workers, Covington & Burling LLP has earned the distinction of being one of Law360's Pro Bono Firms of 2016.

The firm’s pro bono program is loosely structured to allow attorneys to take on cases they feel strongly about, said Alan Pemberton, the public service committee co-chair. Legal services are often too expensive for the people who need them most, he said, so the firm takes addressing pro bono...
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