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PAST CORPORATE PRO BONO AWARD RECIPIENTS

  • 2015 - Intel Corporation Law and Policy Group (corporate) and Michael Chang (individual)
  • 2014 - LinkedIn Legal Department (corporate) and Deesha M. Hill (individual)
  • 2013 - TE Connectivity Ltd. Law Department
  • 2012 - Dell Inc. Legal Department
  • 2011 - Randy Milch and the Verizon Communications Legal Department
  • 2010 - Laura Stein and The Clorox Company Legal Department

    A complete list of past ACC Corporate Pro Bono Award recipients can be found here.

Pro Bono

THE ACC CORPORATE PRO BONO AWARD

AWARD BACKGROUND

The ACC Corporate Pro Bono Award recognizes outstanding achievement by a corporate counsel or a corporate legal department in providing pro bono legal services. ACC defines pro bono service as legal services provided to the indigent or a charitable non-profit.


NOMINATION FORM

Click here to download the award criteria and nomination form. Please submit a completed nomination form along with supporting documentation to Sarah Reilly by May 5, 2017.

Extending in-house expertise to communities in need

The strengths and talents of the in-house legal community are in high demand. Pro bono practice opportunities help to enrich communities while providing personal satisfaction to each lawyer who engages, benefiting internal corporate culture and legal department morale.

CORPORATE PRO BONO (CPBO)

Corporate Pro Bono was created as a national partnership between the ACC and the Pro Bono Institute to assist in-house counsel who want to establish or improve their legal departments' pro bono efforts. Our groundbreaking work has literally changed the face of in-house pro bono programs, creating a pro bono culture in the in-house bar that's never been seen before.

HOW TO GET STARTED:

  • Connect to top resources that help you start or sustain a pro bono program in your law department

  • Benchmark your efforts or ideas against established programs at work in law departments around the globe

  • Find pro bono events, training sessions and activities that you can attend

  • Contact CPBO dedicated and experienced staff or learn about CPBO's leadership, co-chaired by by ACC's 2008 Chairman, Laura Stein, CLO of The Clorox Company and Brad Smith, CLO of Microsoft

  • Take the CPBO Pro Bono Challenge. Add your name today or read about the many law departments who've already signed on

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