NEW YORK – Feb. 2, 2021 – Good in Practice, Greenberg Traurig’s podcast focused on pro bono, released its seventh episode “Pro Bono & Its Importance, A View From Legal Leaders.” Good in Practice is hosted by Shareholder Caroline J. Heller, chair of the law firm’s Global Pro Bono Program.
In this episode, Heller is joined by Greenberg Traurig’s CEO Brian L. Duffy and its Co-Presidents Bradford D. Kaufman and Ernest LaMont Greer. The four discuss the critical role pro bono plays in times of crisis, especially in light of COVID-19; personal experiences that drive Duffy, Kaufman, and Greer to prioritize pro bono at the firm; Greenberg Traurig’s collaboration with clients and the community on pro bono work; and why these firm leaders focus on “doing well by doing good.”
Good in Practice is formatted to tell the powerful stories of the good pro bono can achieve, highlighting the work of Greenberg Traurig attorneys, staff, and clients. The goal is to encourage all practitioners to assist undeserved and vulnerable communities by providing much-needed legal counsel on a volunteer basis.
Listen to previous episodes:
- Wellspring Living & its Work to Help Survivors of Human Trafficking
- A Year in Review: Pro Bono Work in 2020
- Pro Bono & its Impact in Mexico City
- A ‘Perfect Storm’ of Injustice (Pt. 3)
- A 'Perfect Storm' of Injustice (Pt. 2)
- A ‘Perfect Storm’ of Injustice (Pt. 1)
About Greenberg Traurig’s Pro Bono Program: Greenberg Traurig lawyers across the firm’s offices provide pro bono legal services to the indigent and working poor, as well as to numerous civic and charitable organizations dedicated to assisting them. The firm focuses its resources on specialized and interrelated issues including civil rights and affirmative action, anti-human trafficking, family law matters, children’s rights, criminal appeals, immigration and political asylum, housing, and homelessness.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com