pro bono 

The Firm has a long-standing commitment to serving an active and generous role in the community.  We are proud of this tradition and consider it to be part of our responsibility and our success.  The Firm’s public service includes traditional pro bono legal service to the indigent across a broad spectrum of needs, creative collaborations with public and private organizations and volunteer work for numerous non-profit organizations.  Our commitment to public service is carried out at all levels of the Firm – from Summer Associates to senior partners – and across all practice areas.

Associates play leadership roles in many of our pro bono and public service initiatives.  We encourage and reward our associates for their contributions to the community, and allow them the opportunity to suggest new initiatives that serve populations and issues about which they are passionate. 

In addition to our in-Firm initiatives, litigators may spend a six-month, full-time externship as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County Office of the District Attorney.  The Firm also supports attorneys in various leadership fellowships run by the Boston Bar Association, the University of Massachusetts and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.


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