As most lawyers know, sometimes accepting an assignment can lead to more than one would expect from its original description, whether for a paying or pro bono client
As I am wrapping up my year in the pro bono department as a DLA Piper/Krantz Fellow, I thought I would take a moment to write about one of the best parts of the year – my participation in the Woodlawn Legal Clinic.
A smart business today knows its place not just in the market in which it competes, but its place in a larger supply chain, its effects on the environment and importantly, its impact upon the people and communities connected to its operations. Gone are the days when enterprise could act as a free agent and disregard the human consequences of its actions and we all know today that business has the power to impact hugely upon the lives of all people; both for better and for worse.
Welcome to the new DLA Piper global pro bono website. We invite you to spend a few minutes learning about our pro bono work, our national signature projects, some of the corporate clients we collaborate with and so much more.