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Washington Business Journal Recognizes Crowell & Moring Among Most Philanthropic Law Firms for Pro Bono Hours for Seventh Straight Year

Washington – February 8, 2019: The Washington Business Journal recognized Crowell & Moring LLP as one of Washington's most philanthropic law firms in its 2018 Corporate Philanthropy Awards.

The publication’s Corporate Philanthropy Awards honor the Washington region's most active and inspirational companies and nonprofits that have made a difference in their communities through financial and volunteer philanthropic work, charitable giving, volunteer hours, and pro bono work.

The firm ranked 11th among 25 area law firms for legal service to those who cannot afford lawyers, with 27,869 hours contributed in 2017 by the firm's Washington, D.C. office. The firm provided counseling and handled high-impact litigation for pro bono clients on issues ranging from the death penalty and discrimination in public accommodations to voting rights and asylum. This marks the seventh consecutive year that the firm has been honored by the business publication for its pro bono efforts.

As evidence of the firm’s commitment to giving back, the C&M Foundation was established in 1999 as a separate nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting organizations that focus on education as a way of breaking the cycle of poverty for low-income individuals and at-risk youth.

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About Crowell & Moring's Pro Bono Practice

Crowell & Moring's pro bono practice handles a broad range of pro bono matters, particularly children's rights/family law, immigration, and criminal justice. The firm also handles countless other types of pro bono matters referred by local nonprofit organizations and, on occasion, its own lawyers. More than 20 years ago, Crowell & Moring was the first DC-based firm to elect a full-time public service partner and has twice been honored as Pro Bono Firm of the Year in Washington. Today, the firm's lawyers contribute more than 35,000 hours in pro bono legal services annually to the indigent and suffering in local communities and around the world.

About Crowell & Moring LLP 

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.

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Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.

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