September 25, 2020

Willkie was honored with the “Pro Bono Program of the Year” award at the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: North America 2020, recognizing the firm’s outstanding pro bono efforts over the past year.

This award celebrates a firm’s dedication to offering pro bono support to their local or global community. The firm has led numerous pro bono efforts with significant impact this year including on matters involving transgender rights, religious freedoms, gender, disabilities, ethnicity and social mobility.

The firm and its attorneys were shortlisted for a total of seven awards. See Willkie’s July 22 announcement.

The Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards celebrate the achievements of firms and individuals who are furthering the advancement of diversity and inclusion across the United States and Canada. Chambers notes that “this year’s awards provide the opportunity to shine the spotlight on role models and trailblazers in pro bono and corporate social responsibility as well as inclusion.”