August 2, 2019, Washington, DC) — Steptoe's Chicago office has been named to the Public Interest Law Initiative's (PILI) 2019 Pro Bono Recognition Roster. The Pro Bono Recognition Roster honors law firms and corporations that have made significant commitments and contributions to pro bono throughout the state of Illinois. Steptoe was recognized at the annual PILI pro bono reception on June 19.
Law firms named to the roster met at least two of the following criteria: an average of 35 pro bono hours per legal professional; a five percent increase in Illinois office pro bono hours from the previous year; pro bono participation by 60% or more of the firm's Illinois lawyers; participation in The Chicago Bar Foundation’s Law Firm Leadership Circle or one of PILI's Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee Pro Bono Pledges; and/or innovative steps to expand the firm’s pro bono program.
For more information on the PILI's Pro Bono Recognition Roster, visit: http://pili.org/pro-bono-recognition-roster.
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, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.