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Pro Bono

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Since our founding, we have proudly upheld a commitment to serve pro bono clients with the determination and legal excellence that define our broader culture. We devote tens of thousands of hours to pro bono cases, and our people are dedicated to corporate social responsibility and volunteering in our communities around the world.
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nonprofits advised on corporate or transactional matters
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small business clinic consultations
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clients assisted with applications for asylum, U visa, T visa, green card, employment authorization and citizenship
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Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act cases
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post-conviction matters
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court appearances

Areas of work

  • Arts
  • Asylum and immigration
  • Civil rights
  • Criminal justice
  • Domestic violence and family law
  • Education
  • Elder law
  • Election protection and voting rights
  • International human rights
  • LGBTQ+ rights
  • Nonprofits
  • Racial justice
  • Small businesses
  • Veterans assistance

Pro Bono Matters newsletter

Pro Bono Matters newsletter

Read the 2021 edition of our Pro Bono Matters newsletter

Recognition

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Our pro bono team

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Email our team: probono@davispolk.com

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Sharon Katz
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Special Counsel for Pro Bono
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Diane O. Lucas
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Pro Bono Counsel for Racial Justice Initiatives
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Nishan Bhaumik
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Pro Bono Attorney for Humanitarian Immigration Matters
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Nancy Jackson Marchand
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Pro Bono Counsel
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Dara L. Sheinfeld
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Pro Bono Counsel
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Sónia Batten
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Pro Bono Coordinator

If you need a pro bono lawyer

Our pro bono clients come to us through our partnerships with legal services and other nonprofit organizations; we do not accept direct inquiries for pro bono representation.

If you are in need of a pro bono lawyer, one of the following resources may be of help:

City Bar Justice Center Legal Hotline

American Bar Association Find Legal Help

LawHelp.org

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