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News March 24, 2022

Shearman & Sterling Supports Pro Bono Partnership with PBP25 Pledge

Shearman & Sterling is participating in Pro Bono Partnership’s Anniversary Pledge. In 2022, Pro Bono Partnership will celebrate 25 years of providing free legal help to nonprofits throughout Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. In honor of this 25th anniversary, Pro Bono Partnership have launched their PBP25 Pledge.

The PBP25 Pledge is a volunteer initiative for corporate legal departments, law firms, and individual attorneys to make their mark by pledging one of the following:

  • 25 volunteer hours
  • 25 pro bono matters
  • 25 volunteers

Pro Bono Partnership work with over 1,400 volunteer lawyers who, through the Partnership, are connected to meaningful transactional pro bono matters. Through referrals made by this pro bono provider and over the last two years, Shearman & Sterling’s volunteer attorneys worked on 22 projects with a variety of nonprofits assisting with incorporations, drafting bylaws, conflicts of interest and other policies as well as reviewing employee handbooks, leases, contracts and providing general advice.