100% Attorney Pro Bono Participation in 2005

January 17, 2006

In 2005 – for the second consecutive year – 100% of the firm's attorneys participated in pro bono projects. The firm undertook a number of new initiatives in 2005, including participation in the Guardianship Project of the Vera Institute of Justice, a legal/medical partnership with Metropolitan Hospital through Volunteers of Legal Services, Inc., and the filing of an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in a case involving the President’s authority to try Guantanamo Bay detainees before military commissions. The firm has been ranked among The American Lawyer’s top 10 in the nation for pro bono service since 1999.