Media Releases


5/15/23 – Strengthening the Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge Definition of Pro Bono

2/22/23 – PBI to Honor Capital One Financial Corporation with the 2023 Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award


10/5/22 – PBI to Honor Dominion Energy in Partnership with McGuireWoods and VCU Health with CPBO Partner Award

10/5/22 – Chubb Recognized for its Pro Bono Work in Partnership with Philadelphia VIP

4/12/22 – Strengthening the Definition of Pro Bono with a Renewed Commitment to Racial Justice 

4/5/22 – Financial Institutions and Partners Join Together for the Most Robust Financial Institution Pro Bono Day Yet

2/22/22 – PBI to Honor Equal Justice Works Executive Director David Stern with the 2022 Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award


9/14/21 – PBI to Honor McDonald’s Corporation in partnership with Goldberg Kohn Ltd., Jenner & Block LLP, and the National Immigrant Justice Center with CPBO Partner Award

9/14/21 – PBI to Honor O’Melveny & Myers LLP

9/14/21 – PBI to Honor Pfizer Inc., in Partnership with DLA Piper with CPBO Partner Award

3/11/21 – PBI Honors Discover for Pro Bono Commitment

3/9/21 – PBI Honors Judge Jonathan Lippman with the Hall of Fame Award

1/12/21 – Celebrating Financial Institution Pro Bono Day


10/5/20 – PBI’s Survey Results: Implementing a Deferred Associates Program

8/26/20 – PBI to Honor Ropes & Gray with the 2020 Pickering Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Commitment

8/18/20 – PBI to Honor Three Significant Projects Through CPBO Partner Awards

1/16/20 – Global Pro Bono Survey Updated


9/12/19 – PBI Honors ExxonMobil in partnership with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

9/12/19 – PBI Honors Goodwin for Exceptional Pro Bono Commitment

9/12/19 – PBI Honors Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, in partnership with Connecticut Veterans Legal Center and Teamsters Local 1150

4/17/19 Financial Institutions Across the U.S. Join Together for a Day of Pro Bono Legal Services


9/5/18 PBI Honors Covington & Burling LLP for Pro Bono Commitment

8/27/18 PBI Honors MassMutual

8/27/18 PBI Honors United Airlines

7/11/18 Law Firm Pro Bono Performance On the Rise

2/22/18 HIGHLIGHTS: Honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

2/7/18 PBI Honors Gregory B. Jordan and the Legal Department of the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. with 2018 Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award


12/11/17 Danny Reed to Lead Development and Outreach Efforts for the Pro Bono Institute

8/22/17 UnitedHealth Group Recognized With 2017 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award – Large Law

8/15/17 CPBO Honors Arconic Inc. and Alcoa Corporation in Partnership with Meyer, Unkovic & Scott for Their Pro Bono Commitment

8/11/17 PBI Honors Kirkland & Ellis for Outstanding Pro Bono Commitment

3/2/17 PBI Honors the Legal Department of Exelon Corporation for Work and Leadership in Pro Bono


10/12/16 CPBO Honors Entergy Corporation, Louisiana Civil Justice Center, and Orleans Parish Civil District Court for Impactful, Replicable Pro Bono Partnership

9/28/16 PBI Honors White & Case for Expansive Global Pro Bono Commitment

4/15/16 Eve Runyon Named President and CEO of Pro Bono Institute

3/22/16 PBI Honors John Schultz and the Office of the General Counsel of Hewlett Packard Enterprise


4/1/15 PBI Announces New Law Firm Pro Bono Project Advisory Committee Co-Chair

3/2/15 PBI Honors William J. Casazza and the Law & Regulatory Affairs Department of Aetna Inc.


10/27/14 CPBO Honors American International Group, Inc. and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project for Innovative Collaboration

10/27/14 PBI Honors Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

2/20/14 PBI Honors Brad Smith and the Department of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft for Outstanding Pro Bono Service


12/2/13 PBI and CPBO Applaud New Court Rule to Expand In-House Pro Bono in New York

10/24/13 PBI Honors Deloitte FAS for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

10/18/13 PBI Honors Alston & Bird for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

10/18/13 PBI Honors Hewlett-Packard Company, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and the National Veterans Legal Services Program for Innovative Partnership

8/1/13 PBI President and CEO Esther F. Lardent Named One of Top 50 Innovators by The American Lawyer

3/15/13 PBI Honors Judge Lippman for His Commitment to Pro Bono

3/5/13 PBI Honors Robert E. Juceam for Outstanding Commitment to Pro Bono

2/28/13 PBI Honors Bruce Kuhlik and Merck for Committment to Pro Bono


11/7/12 PBI Honors Latham & Watkins for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

11/7/12 Corporate Pro Bono Honors the Ford Motor Company, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Legal Aid and Defender Association, Inc., and Michigan Community Resources for Innovative Community Partnership

8/20/12 PBI Honors Jane Sherburne and BNY Mellon for Commitment to Pro Bono

8/20/12 Corporate Pro Bono Applauds Virginia’s Revised In-House Pro Bono Rule

8/20/12 PBI Honors Judge Robert A. Katzmann For His Outstanding Commitment to Pro Bono

8/20/12 Pro Bono Institute Honors Intel Corporation Attorneys Awarded For Assistance to Underserved Clients


10/19/11 CPBO Honors Exemplary Pro Bono Partnership


11/17/10 Corporate Pro Bono Announces 100th Challenge Signatory Milestone