Sidley's lawyers and staff devote more than 100,000 hours to pro bono projects annually, and play a vital role in people’s lives throughout the world, including through death penalty appeals, political asylum matters, civil rights litigation and veterans benefits appeals. We are also dedicated to improving the livelihoods of the world’s poorest farmers and their communities. We recognize our profound responsibility to use our skills and experience to provide services to organizations that otherwise would be unable to afford legal representation.