Pro bono hours

The 2017 survey of pro bono hours

Firm

Average pro
bono hours
per associate
in 2016

Pro bono hours
that can count
as billable

Total pro bono
hours across US
offices in 2016

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.

U

U

U

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

100

Unlimited

83761

Allen & Overy LLP

31

50

5611

Alston & Bird LLP

64

150

49,514

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

93

200

92,873

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

30

100

1,999

Baker Botts LLP

80

Unlimited

33,932

Baker McKenzie

U

U

U

Bracewell LLP

U

100

9,258

Brown Rudnick LLP

59

Unlimited

9,159

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

49

100

12,749

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

24

200

8,186

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

37

Unlimited

11,989

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

35

Unlimited

4115

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

80

Unlimited

56,647

Clifford Chance US LLP

U

Unlimited

U

Cooley LLP

57

Unlimited

43,858

Cozen O'Connor

30

75

16,442

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

52

Unlimited

25,874

Crowell & Moring LLP

78

50

35,855

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

26

Unlimited

3,456

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

45

Unlimited

40,676

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

132.5

Unlimited

66,268

Dechert LLP

103

Unlimited

77,671

DLA Piper LLP (US)

85

U

117,108

Duane Morris LLP

49

100

31,725

Dykema Gossett PLLC

U

40

U

Epstein Becker & Green PC

21

100

5,500

Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

93.3

100

11,732

Fish & Richardson PC

56

200

19,253

Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

28

Unlimited

3,710

Foley & Lardner LLP

56

100

46,656

Fox Rothschild LLP

10.3

50

7,870

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

70

Unlimited

11,743

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

74.3

300

32,983

Gibbons P.C.

70

50

13,109

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

131

Unlimited

152,912

Goodwin

67

Unlimited

59,877

Goulston & Storrs

U

Unlimited

11,843

Greenberg Traurig, PA

16

100

25,603

Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller

U

None

U

Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP

42.7

Unlimited

2,235

Haynes and Boone, LLP

45.1

100

12,915

Hogan Lovells

85

Varies

87,864

Holland & Knight LLP

65

100

65,908

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

140

200

50,000 +

Hunton & Williams LLP

55

50

37,285

Irell & Manella LLP

147

Unlimited

18,086

Jackson Walker LLP

16

Count as
non-billable

6,253

Jenner & Block LLP

141

Unlimited

75,419

Jones Day

U

Unlimited

108,334

K&L Gates

44

Unlimited

53,620

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

38

Unlimited

9,903

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

40

100

25,919

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

56

50

38,099

King & Spalding LLP

32.7

100

26,094

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

67

Unlimited

109,481

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

66

Unlimited

19,633

Latham & Watkins LLP

94

Unlimited

164,628

Linklaters

34

Unlimited

4,236

Mayer Brown LLP

60

200

52,608

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

46

100

46,993

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

101

Unlimited

49,855

Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC

31

Unlimited once
billable target met

14,716

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

57.5

Unlimited

99,404

Morrison & Foerster LLP

123

Unlimited

86,000

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

145.7

Unlimited

28,273

Nixon Peabody LLP

47

60

33,754

Norton Rose Fulbright

U

100

U

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

46.4

Unlimited

6,106

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

104

Unlimited

60,914

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

137

Unlimited

84,420

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

135

250

23,749

Paul Hastings LLP

109

Unlimited

84,672

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

74

Unlimited

74,167

Perkins Coie LLP

51

Unlimited

52,075

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

64.8

Unlimited

36,696

Proskauer Rose LLP

58.5

Unlimited

422,287

Reed Smith LLP

56

120

54,384

Ropes & Gray LLP

103

Unlimited

112,039

Schiff Hardin LLP

53

Unlimited

16,943

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

37

200

12,583

Sedgwick LLP

U

25

U

Seward & Kissel LLP

39

Unlimited

8,820

Shearman & Sterling LLP

85

Unlimited

37,416

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

39

Unlimited

29,630

Sidley Austin LLP

67.4

Unlimited

120,473

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

N/A

Unlimited

47492

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

97

Unlimited

152,616

Snell & Wilmer LLP

34

Unlimited

14,085

Squire Patton Boggs

U

100

18,825

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

6.4

Varies

1000

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

55

200

17,971

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

56

Unlimited

36,406

Thompson & Knight LLP

27

Unlimited

3,254

Vedder Price

U

60

U

Venable LLP

43

50

29,254

Vinson & Elkins LLP

41.5

Unlimited

23,260

Waller

12

0

2,412

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

52

Unlimited

36,800

White & Case LLP

70

200

46,054

Wiley Rein LLP

43

50

11,576

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

67

Unlimited

30,663

WilmerHale

99

Unlimited

99,198

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

76

Unlimited

48,871

Winston & Strawn LLP

83

100

63,167