Mayer Brown received Lawyers Alliance for New York’s 2017 Cornerstone Award, which honors outstanding pro bono legal services to nonprofits. According to Lawyers Alliance, Mayer Brown’s dedication to fostering an equitable society is closely aligned with the organization’s aim to improve the quality of life in low-income communities in New York City. Firm lawyers provided over 58,000 hours of pro bono work in 2016 to assist the disadvantaged and help build a more inclusive society. Lawyers Alliance also highlighted Mayer Brown’s pro bono work on behalf of its nonprofit clients, which includes 31 legal projects for more than 25 organizations since 2012 and 21 new matters since July 2015.
Lawyers Alliance for New York is a leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations and social enterprises that are improving the quality of life in New York City neighborhoods by connecting lawyers, nonprofits and communities.