Jenner & Block

Firm’s DC Office Recognized for Commitment to Pro Bono

At the 15th annual “40 at 50 Judicial Pro Bono Recognition Breakfast,” Jenner & Block was singled out as one of only two firms in the District of Columbia Circuit to have more than 70 percent of its lawyers contribute 50 hours or more to pro bono service last year.  Held on April 24, 2018, the breakfast was sponsored by the DC Circuit Judicial Conference Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services.  The committee honors DC law firms at which at least 40 percent of all lawyers contribute 50 hours or more to individuals with limited financial resources or to charitable organizations.  In total, 37 firms were recognized, a record number and a significant increase from the first breakfast in 2002 when only seven firms qualified.  Jenner & Block was one of only four firms with more than 60 percent of its lawyers devoting 50 hours or more.  Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland, Chief Judge Beryl Howell and other federal judges attended the breakfast. 

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