(April 4, 2019, Washington, DC) — Steptoe was honored for its "exceptional record of pro bono work in 2018" by the District of Columbia Circuit Judicial Conference Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services. On April 4, the firm was recognized at the annual "40 at 50" ceremony held at the E. Barrett Prettyman US Courthouse. Chief Circuit Judge Merrick Garland and Chief District Judge Beryl Howell presided over the event.
The 40 at 50 ceremony distinguishes firms in Washington with at least 40% of lawyers contributing a minimum of 50 hours in 2018 to pro bono legal representation of individuals with limited financial means or to charitable organizations.
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In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.