Awards and Recognition

At Alston & Bird we don’t engage in pro bono work for the recognition, but we are proud when we are recognized for the work we do that makes a difference in our community and in the lives of those in need.

  • Winner of the Pro Bono Institute’s John H. Pickering Award in recognition of the firm’s unwavering commitment and dedication to pro bono.
  • Recipient of the Pro Bono Counsel Award, presented by the National Homelessness Law Center at their annual Human Right to Housing Awards.
  • Recognized by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) at their annual Good Turn Society Dinner as an On My Honor Member for the pro bono legal services provided to ensure the success and future of BSA.
  • Recipient of the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Award for helping to strengthen global social entrepreneurship and improving the lives of the world’s poor and disenfranchised.
  • Recipient of the Page Pate Exemplar of Service Award given by the Georgia Innocence Project at its Freedom Celebration Dinner.
  • Named an All-Star Firm of the Year by the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation for exemplary pro bono legal services to the clients of the organization.
  • Recognized by Everybody Wins! Atlanta with the Corporate Hero Award at its 25th anniversary event.
  • Recognized by the North Carolina Bar Association with its Law Firm Pro Bono Award for its immense commitment to pro bono service in North Carolina and the creativity and consistency of the firm’s pro bono program.
  • Honored with a Commitment to Justice Award from Safe Alliance in Charlotte for pro bono work representing survivors seeking domestic violence protective orders.
  • Honored for multiple years by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program with its annual Gold Award for Pro Bono Service.
  • Awarded the Bay Area Legal Aid Pro Bono Leadership Award for commitment to pro bono.
  • Recognized with the Innovations in Pro Bono Service Award by Atlanta Legal Aid Society.
  • Awarded the ACLU of Southern California Religious Liberty Award.
  • Inner City Law Center recognized Alston & Bird with the Katherine Krause Award for the firm’s many years of providing extensive pro bono legal services to people experiencing poverty or homelessness in Los Angeles.
  • Ranked as the number 1 law firm and listed for five consecutive years in People Magazine’s, “Top 50 Companies That Care” for contributions to the community through volunteering and impact.
  • Honored as the 2014 winner of the Dell Legal Department’s Pro Bono and Community Involvement Award.

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