Pro Bono Recognition

Our pro bono program and lawyers are frequently recognized for their efforts in serving the public good and providing legal services to those who cannot otherwise obtain legal representation. 

Recently, the New York State Bar Association honored Davis Polk with its Gold Supporter of the 2015 Empire State Counsel Program, awarded to the firm at the New York State Bar Association’s 15th Annual Justice for All Luncheon.

In addition, in the past several years, the following organizations have honored Davis Polk and its lawyers publicly for our pro bono work: 

  • The American Lawyer
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Brooklyn Defender Service Family Defense Practice
  • The City Bar Justice Center
  • Common Cause
  • Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
  • Community Service Society
  • Death Penalty Focus
  • Her Justice
  • Hudson Link
  • Innocence Project
  • Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Legal Aid Society of New York City
  • Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
  • Legal Service New York City
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association
  • New York Bankruptcy Assistance Project
  • New York Immigration Coalition
  • New York Law Journal
  • New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Sanctuary for Families’ Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services
  • Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund