Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014
Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP is named among the top 100 firms for pro bono hours in American Lawyer’s 2014 National Pro Bono Rankings. The 183rd-ranked highest grossing firm on the Am Law 200 list, Lewis Roca Rothgerber earned a ranking of 72nd in the 2014 National Pro Bono Rankings with a score of 46.5.
Scores are based on the average number of pro bono hours per lawyer in 2013 and the percentage of lawyers who performed more than 20 hours of pro bono work. Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorneys averaged more than 45 hours of pro bono work in 2013. Nearly half of the firm’s lawyers, or 47.5 percent, donated more than 20 hours of service.
Each year, Lewis Roca Rothgerber honors those attorneys who contribute more than 50 hours of pro bono service in a calendar year at the firm’s annual John P. Frank Pro Bono Award luncheon, named after one of the firm’s attorneys who represented Ernesto Miranda in Miranda v. Arizona, the nationally known case that secured protection of the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution. Earlier this year, 72 Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorneys were recognized for their more than 50 hours of pro bono service.
About Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP
Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP is one of the largest law firms in the Western U.S. The firm maintains thriving practices in intellectual property, litigation, real estate, business transactions, gaming, banking, bankruptcy and energy and natural resources with more than 250 attorneys across nine offices including Phoenix, Tucson, Albuquerque, Casper, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Reno and Silicon Valley. For additional information, please visit http://www.LRRLaw.com.