Pro Bono Firms Of 2016: Skadden Arps

Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 3:05 PM EDT) -- A year of victories, including freeing a man from a wrongful rape and murder conviction after 33 years in prison and securing compensation for Signal International’s trafficked shipyard laborers, has landed Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP a spot among Law360’s Pro Bono Firms of 2016.

About 94 percent of attorneys in Skadden’s U.S. offices contributed  pro bono hours, averaging 92 hours per attorney in 2015. The pro bono program is voluntary, but the firm counts pro bono hours the same as billable hours, according to Brenna DeVaney,...
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