The Role of Big Law in Closing the Justice Gap

  • Community Education/Outreach
  • Pro Bono

Legal services organizations do not have the resources to meet the legal needs of low-income individuals and communities. The private sector is a key partner in efforts to close the justice gap - but is pro bono work enough? Join us for a discussion about the actual and ideal roles of private law firms in addressing the justice gap.

Panelists include:
Harlene Katzman, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Steven H. Schulman, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Presented in celebration of Pro Bono Week

This program is part of the Closing the Justice Gap: A Role for Every Lawyer series sponsored by the Office of Public Interest Advising, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, Criminal Justice Institute, Systemic Justice Project, Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs, Office of Career Services, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute, Harvard Access to Justice Lab, Criminal Justice Policy Program, and Law & Social Change Program of Study.