The OPIA Blog

Taking Pro Bono to the Next Level

With the growing call for pro bono work in major private law firms, some companies are beginning to offer a new approach. Ronnie Abrams is part of this growing trend and perhaps an example of what’s to come. In a recent New York Times article, Ms. Abrams is profiled regarding her career shift from a Manhatten U.S. Attorney to Davis Polk & Wardwell special council for pro bono affairs. Her job, as she sees it, is part supervisory and part “strategy.” The image of pro bono is becoming more important as law firms seek to market themselves in a more socially responsible light. To read more, please click here.