Shearman & Sterling

Firmwide Commitment to Pro Bono

New York Law Journal


Although Shearman requires each of its lawyers in the United States to spend at least 25 hours on pro bono annually, the New York attorneys go far beyond the minimum. The office's 340 attorneys logged more than 27,000 hours each year from 2009 through 2011, working on cases that range from clearing a man wrongly convicted of murder to assisting veterans in obtaining benefits to standing up for the rights of pizza delivery workers.

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