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Pro Bono Report::National (from betterlegalprofession.org)

abbreviations: A = Austin, CM = Costa Mesa, D = Dallas, FW = Fort Worth, H = Houston, I = Irvine, LA = Los Angeles, NB = Newport Beach, P = Portland, R = Riverside, S = Seattle, SA = San Antonio, SD = San Diego, SF = San Francisco, SV = Silicon Valley

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Firm Market Associate
participation rate
Partner
participation rate
Minimum hours Average associate hours
Skadden, Arps (LA)SoCal100%59%**
Jenner & BlockChicago100%82%50215
Skadden, ArpsNYC100%59%**
Foley & LardnerDC100%81%*106
Hunton & WilliamsDC100%100%50100
WilmerhaleNYC100%91%*114.7
Morgan, Lewis & BockiusPhil100%89%20*
Morgan, Lewis & BockiusDC100%89%20*
Blank RomePhil100%58%6042
SEYFARTH SHAWNYC100%76%*72.5
LinklatersNYC100%53%**
Skadden, ArpsDC100%59%**
Skadden, ArpsChicago100%59%**
Foley & LardnerChicago100%81%*106
WilmerhaleDC100%91%*114.7
Mayer BrownNYC100%50%60116
Foley & LardnerBoston100%81%*106
Choate, Hall & StewartBoston100%57%*82
Hunton & Williams (D)Texas100%100%50100
WilmerhaleBoston100%91%*114.7
Verill DanaNW100%43%50*
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius (SF)NorCal100%89%20*
Patterson NYC100%100%**
Morgan, Lewis & BockiusNYC100%89%20*
Karr Tuttle Campbell (S)NW100%100%**
Blank RomeNYC100%58%6042
Shearman & SterlingNYC100%32%25100
Steptoe & JohnsonDC99%77%*111
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips (LA)SoCal99%84%*118
Schnader HarrisonPhil98%67%25148
Dewey & LeboeufNYC98%67%50275
Crowell & MoringDC97%54%5096
Hughes Hubbard & ReedNYC96%91%**
Mayer BrownChicago96%56%6083
Patton BoggsDC95%60%100159
Dla Piper UsDC94%90%60103.28
Dla Piper UsChicago94%90%60103.28
Dla Piper UsNYC94%90%60103.28
Dla Piper Us (SD)SoCal94%90%60103.28
Dla Piper UsBoston94%90%60103.28
Dorsey & Whitney (S)NW93%86%*110.34
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (LA)SoCal93%77%*194
Weil, Gotshal & MangesNYC92%91%5070
Nixon PeabodyBoston92%77%6072
Winston & StrawnNYC91%47%3568
Tonkon Torp (P)NW91%72%5033
Mayer BrownDC91%60%*91
Alston & BirdNYC91%92%5061
Winston & StrawnDC91%47%3568
Winston & StrawnChicago91%47%3568
Alston & BirdAtlanta91%92%5061
Covington & BurlingDC90%82%*224
Stroock & Stroock & LavanNYC90%58%*78.3
Covington & BurlingNYC90%82%*224
Kirkland & EllisDC89%77%20116
Arent FoxDC89%6%*60.98
Hanson, Bridgett (SF)NorCal88%55%*82
Debevoise & PlimptonNYC88%68%*125.4
Fulbright & JaworskiNYC86%72%**
Reed SmithPhil86%70%**
Fulbright & Jaworski (D)Texas86%72%**
Ballard SpahrPhil86%63%5089
Fulbright & Jaworski (H)Texas86%72%**
Arnold & PorterDC86%83%*136.1
Arnold & Porter LLPNYC86%83%*136.1
Finnegan, HendersonDC85%47%*71.7
Orrick, Herrington & SutcliffeNYC85%80%2599
Jackson Walker (D)Texas85%49%*30
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (SV)NorCal85%80%2599
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (SF)NorCal85%80%2599
Katten Muchin RosenmanChicago83%47%4058.5
Mcdermott Will & EmeryBoston83%68%**
Mcdermott Will & EmeryChicago83%68%60*
Katten Muchin RosenmanNYC83%47%4058.5
Mcdermott Will & EmeryNYC83%68%60*
Mcdermott Will & EmeryDC83%68%60*
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt (P)NW82%73%*27
Schulte Roth & ZabelNYC81%36%3076.2
White & CaseNYC81%26%*116
Wiley ReinDC81%59%5053
Lane Powell PCNW81%64%10080
Baker BottsDC81%15%6069.3
Baker Botts (D)Texas81%15%6069.3
Baker Botts (H)Texas81%15%6069.3
Lane Powell (S)NW80%71%10081
Bryan CaveNYC80%85%5092
Reed SmithChicago80%47%**
Reed SmithNYC80%43%**
DechertPhil80%75%2592.18
DechertNYC80%75%2592.18
Gibson, Dunn & CrutcherNYC79%60%*132
Locke Lord (H)Texas79%34%*43
Locke LordChicago79%34%*43
Locke Lord (D)Texas79%34%*43
Akin GumpNYC78%50%60103.06
Akin Gump (D)Texas78%50%60103.06
Akin GumpDC78%50%60103.06
Goodwin ProcterDC78%60%5074
Goodwin ProcterBoston78%60%2574
Hogan & HartsonDC78%79%20107
Goodwin ProcterNYC78%60%2574
Mintz, LevinBoston78%61%*88.07
Willkie Farr & GallagherNYC77%52%*77
Proskauer RoseNYC76%60%5061.8
Gibson, Dunn & CrutcherDC76%74%*97
Hogan & HartsonNYC76%65%2070
Proskauer RoseBoston76%60%5061.8
Farella Braun + Martel (SF)NorCal75%57%*82
Vinson & Elkins (H)Texas74%31%*35.91
Vinson & Elkins (D)Texas74%31%*35.91
Cleary GottliebNYC73%46%*97
Reed SmithNorCal73%37%**
Mckenna Long & AldridgeDC72%45%5042.9
Mckenna Long & AldridgeAtlanta72%45%5042.9
Duane MorrisPhil72%39%*39.77
Cleary GottliebDC72%63%*89
Seyfarth Shaw (LA)SoCal72%31%*45.4
Seyfarth ShawBoston72%31%*45.4
Seyfarth ShawChicago72%31%*45.4
Seyfarth ShawAtlanta72%31%*45.4
Foster Pepper (S)NW72%50%3022.6
Neal, Gerber & EisenbergChicago71%30%5069
Sheppard, Mullin (LA)SoCal71%59%5049
White & CaseDC71%33%*64
King & SpaldingNYC69%24%*54.8
King & SpaldingDC69%24%*54.8
King & SpaldingAtlanta69%24%*54.8
Carlton FieldsMiami69%44%*69
Perkins Coie Brown & Bain (P)NW69%32%5098.2
Perkins Coie Brown & Bain (S)NW69%32%5098.2
Schiff HardinChicago68%55%*95
Holland & KnightChicago68%40%5073.5
Holland & KnightDC68%40%5073.5
Thompson & Knight (D)Texas68%21%**
Holland & KnightMiami68%40%5073.5
Holland & KnightBoston68%40%5073.5
Morrison & Foerster (SF)NorCal67%50%**
Dickstein ShapiroDC67%51%5055
Morrison & FoersterNYC67%50%**
Morrison & Foerster (SV)NorCal67%50%**
Kaye ScholerNYC67%23%*127
Sidley AustinDC67%35%6079.15
Sidley AustinChicago67%35%6079.15
Sidley Austin (LA)SoCal67%35%6079.15
Sidley AustinNYC67%35%6079.15
Ropes & GrayNYC65%52%**
Kramer LevinNYC65%40%*94.7
Ropes & GrayBoston65%52%**
Fox RothschildPhil64%41%*20.5
Haynes And Boone (H)Texas64%49%**
Gardere Wynne Sewell (D)Texas64%29%*30
Haynes And Boone (D)Texas64%49%**
Kirkland & EllisChicago63%40%2084
Kirkland & EllisNYC63%40%2084
Jones DayDC61%38%**
Jones Day (D)Texas61%38%**
Jones DayAtlanta61%38%**
Jones DayNYC61%38%**
Jones DayChicago61%38%**
Paul, WeissNYC60%48%*136.5
Wilson Sonsini (SV)NorCal59%25%5076.3
Drinker Biddle & ReathChicago59%43%*50.74
Drinker Biddle & ReathPhil59%43%*50.74
McguirewoodsChicago57%33%*24.8
Bell, Boyd & LloydChicago57%39%5038
K&L Gates (S)NW57%39%5038
K&L GatesBoston57%39%5038
K&L GatesDC57%39%5038
K&L Gates (D)Texas57%39%5038
Chadbourne & ParkeNYC56%40%2075.3
Cadwalader, Wickersham & TaftNYC51%18%*38
Pillsbury WinthropDC50%41%20128
Pillsbury Winthrop (SF)NorCal50%41%20128
Pillsbury WinthropNYC50%41%20128
Seward & KisselNYC48%36%*31
Bilzin SumbergMiami46%9%2017.9
Curtis, Mallet-prevostNYC45%23%*13
Stoel Rives (P)NW44%28%*30
Stoel Rives (S)NW44%28%*30
Cravath, Swaine & MooreNYC42%57%*90
Fish & RichardsonBoston39%23%5060.52
Baker & HostetlerNYC38%37%**
Loeb & LoebNYC36%15%*10.78
Loeb & Loeb (LA)SoCal36%15%*10.78
BRYAN CAVEAtlanta36%18%5023
McAndrews, Held & MalloyChicago35%30%**
White & CaseMiami***26
Sedgwick, Detert (SF)NorCal****
O'Melveny & MyersNYC****
Bingham MccutchenNYC****
Wachtell, LiptonNYC****
Wolf, Greenfield & SacksBoston****
Porter Hedges (H)Texas****
Akerman SenterfittMiami**50*
Fried, FrankDC**50*
Nutter, Mcclennen & FishBoston****
Bingham Mccutchen (SF)NorCal****
Latham & Watkins (SF)NorCal**60*
Clifford Chance UsNYC**50*
Nelson MullinsAtlanta**45*
Ungaretti & HarrisChicago****
Greenberg TraurigChicago****
Latham & Watkins (LA)SoCal**60*
Paul, HastingsDC**75*
Weinberg WheelerAtlanta****
Fitzpatrick, CellaNYC****
Paul, HastingsAtlanta**75*
Kilpatrick StocktonAtlanta**50*
Stearns WeaverMiami****
Klarquist Sparkman (P)NW****
Riddell Williams (S)NW****
Cahill Gordon & ReindelNYC****
Kelley Drye & WarrenNYC****
Williams & ConnollyDC****
Davis Wright Tremaine (P)NW**8*
Epstein Becker & GreenNYC****
Parker, HudsonAtlanta****
Andrews Kurth (H)Texas****
Sutherland AsbillAtlanta**50*
Wildman, HarroldChicago**40*
Pryor CashmanNYC****
Davis Polk & WardwellNYC****
Miller Nash (P)NW**120*
Dow LohnesDC****
O'Melveny & MyersDC****
Bingham MccutchenDC****
Herrick, FeinsteinNYC**20*
Fried, FrankNYC**50*
O'Melveny & Myers (LA)SoCal****
Bingham MccutchenBoston****
Latham & WatkinsDC**60*
Cooley Godward Kronish (SV)NorCal**60*
Vedder PriceChicago****
Greenberg TraurigMiami****
Latham & WatkinsNYC**60*
Quinn EmanuelNYC****
Troutman SandersAtlanta**50*
Greenberg TraurigNYC****
Latham & WatkinsChicago**60*
Rutan & Tucker (CM)SoCal****
Quinn EmanuelSoCal****
Paul, HastingsNYC**75*
Paul, Hastings (LA)SoCal**75*
Kelly Hart & Hallman (FW)Texas****
Baker & MckenzieChicago**60*
Simpson ThacherNYC****
Williams Kastner (S)NW****
Buchanan IngersollPhil****
Davis Wright Tremaine (S)NW****
Edwards AngellBoston**60*
Bracewell & Giuliani (H)Texas**150*
Sutherland AsbillDC**50*
Hinckley, Allen & SnyderBoston****

An asterisk indicates that the firm did not provide this information. We treated missing data as if it were zero.

See How We Did This for more information on our methodology.

Bold denotes the most prestigious law firms in the country, according to vault's 2011 regional rankings