Good in Practice tells the powerful stories of the good pro bono can achieve, highlighting the work of Greenberg Traurig attorneys, staff, and clients. The goal is to encourage all practitioners to assist undeserved and vulnerable communities by providing much-needed legal counsel on a volunteer basis. Caroline Heller, chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Pro Bono Practice, is the host.
Lobbying For a Cause
In this episode of Good in Practice, Host Caroline Heller is joined by Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Elisabeth Ross Hadley and Senior Director Agustin G. Corbella. Hadley and Corbella share how lobbyists can offer unique insight in pro bono cases, their work with the Tahirih Justice Center, and how they helped end the practice of child marriage in Texas and Florida.
Giving Back: Pro Bono & In-House Counsel
In episode 8 of Good in Practice, Host Caroline Heller is joined by Morgan Stanley’s Chief Legal Officer Eric Grossman. The episode highlights the importance of pro bono to Morgan Stanley, its internal program and who they serve, as well as why Grossman is a champion for pro bono.
Pro Bono & Its Importance, A View From Legal Leaders
In this episode, Caroline speaks with Greenberg Traurig’s CEO Brian Duffy and its Co-Presidents Brad Kaufman and Ernest Greer. The four discuss the critical role pro bono plays in times of crisis, especially in light of COVID-19; personal experiences that drive Brian, Brad, and Ernest to prioritize pro bono at the firm; Greenberg Traurig’s collaboration with clients and the community on pro bono work; and why these firm leaders focus on “doing well by doing good.”
Wellspring Living & its Work to Help Survivors of Human Trafficking
In this episode, Heller is joined by Wellspring Living’s Founder and Executive Director, Mary Francis Bowley, and colleagues from the firm’s Atlanta office, Christopher Walker and August Trammell. The episode delves into how Wellspring Living came to be; the needs it addresses of those who are survivors of sexual abuse, trafficking, and exploitation; and how Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta office not only supports the organization but helps individual women in its programs.
A Year in Review: Pro Bono Work in 2020
In episode 5 of Good in Practice, host Caroline J. Heller takes a look back at 2020 and describes Greenberg Traurig’s pro bono efforts amid a difficult year. Specifically, Heller highlights the recipients of the firm’s pro bono awards and their impactful work in 2020.
Pro Bono & Its Impact in Mexico City
In episode 4 of Good in Practice, Host Caroline J. Heller is joined by Elba B. Gutiérrez, Greenberg Traurig associate and the pro bono coordinator in the firm’s Mexico City office. Their conversation highlights the differences between pro bono work in the U.S. and Mexico, the impact the firm has made through pro bono work, and how the office partners with local organizations and other law firms to continue to support the community.