Our pro bono work represents our firm’s values in action and is part of our mission as a global law firm.
Justice for prisoners
More than 100 million people are in prison globally.
There are currently 20,000 incarcerated people facing death sentences.
Supporting military veterans
Our pro bono legal work improves the lives of veterans struggling with physical disabilities, poor mental health, and homelessness.
Providing relief from natural disasters
Earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis leave whole populations struggling in their wake.
There are over 20 million victims of human trafficking worldwide. We work with organizations to combat human trafficking.
Our lawyers provide life-changing help and protection to immigrants and their families.
"Pro bono is an important part of what it means to be a lawyer. Pro bono efforts advance the values of access to justice and equality before the law. For these reasons, we are very proud that Reed Smith lawyers annually devote over 85,000 hours to pro bono — valued at more than US$35 million."
Casey Ryan, Global Managing Partner
Global partnerships & programs