For Fifth Straight Year, Crowell & Moring’s D.C. Pro Bono Efforts Recognized at Washington Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Awards
Washington, D.C. – November 28, 2016: Crowell & Moring has been recognized as one of Washington's top philanthropic companies in 2016 at the Washington Business Journal’s annual Corporate Philanthropy Awards. The firm ranked ninth among 25 area law firms for pro bono hours, with 28,710 hours contributed in 2015 by the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
Recipients of the Corporate Philanthropy Awards were honored at an annual awards event on November 17 in Washington. This marks the fifth consecutive year that Crowell & Moring has been honored by the Washington Business Journal (WBJ) for its pro bono efforts.
WBJ's Corporate Philanthropy Awards honor the region's most active and inspirational companies and nonprofits that have made a difference in their communities through both financial and volunteer philanthropic work, through charitable giving, volunteer hours, or pro bono.
In addition to being honored in the law firm pro bono hours category at the event last year, Crowell & Moring was recognized by WBJ in two other categories: midsize companies - giving and midsize companies - volunteer hours.
About Crowell & Moring’s Pro Bono Practice
Crowell & Moring’s pro bono practice handles a broad range of matters, particularly children’s rights/family law, immigration, and criminal justice. The firm also handles countless other types of pro bono matters referred by nonprofit organizations and, on occasion, its own lawyers. More than 20 years ago, Crowell & Moring was the first DC-based firm to elect a full-time public service partner and has twice been honored as Pro Bono Firm of the Year in Washington, D.C. Today, the firm’s lawyers contribute more than 35,000 hours in pro bono legal services annually to the indigent and suffering in local communities and around the world.
About Crowell & Moring LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.
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