Sidley considers every one of our pro bono matters “high impact.” The consequences of our pro bono work are critically important to improving — even saving — the lives of our clients.
Sidley’s pro bono program is as varied as our commercial practice. We provide those services that our pro bono clients need most. We have six initiatives that span across all our offices to expand our impact: Capital Litigation Project; Political Asylum and Immigrants’ Rights Project; Veterans Benefits Project; Constitutional Rights and Civil Liberties Project; Pro Bono Project for the Arts; and the Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program.
Sidley lawyers also work with local nonprofits to directly serve the legal needs of our neighbors who are facing imminent eviction and possible homelessness; were wrongfully denied public benefits, such as food stamps and disability insurance; or have been the victim of domestic violence and need legal protection from their abusers. We work on issues of national importance that bring our lawyers to the U.S. Supreme Court to advocate for human rights. And our international pro bono work is providing critical legal support to developing countries.