The Pro Bono Clearinghouse Manual is the outcome of an ongoing collaboration between Advocates for International Development (A4ID) and PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law to support the global provision of pro bono legal services for the public good, human rights, and development.
The following individuals, organizations and law firms contributed to the development and printing of the published Pro Bono Clearinghouse Manual:
A4ID and PILnet are deeply indebted to Allen & Overy LLP for providing the funding for the manual’s publication and in particular to Allen & Overy’s Pro Bono and Community Affairs Senior Manager and Chair of A4ID’s Board (2006–2010) Chris Marshall, for his vision, input, and dedication in creating the manual.
A4ID and PILnet would like to thank the following staff members who have actively assisted in the production of the printed manual.
At A4ID: Elisabeth Baraka, Yasmin Batliwala and Binti Patel.
At PILnet: Tamas Barabas, Patricia Bednarikova, Constance Herndon, Daniela Ikawa, Kara Irwin, Judit Kovács, Alexander Lapidus, Anna Moczulska, Atanas Politov, Edwin Rekosh and Christine Schmidt.
A4ID and PILnet would particularly like to thank Kristi Robles, a litigation associate at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in New York, who volunteered at PILnet Budapest as part of Dewey & LeBoeuf’s “DL Pursuits” sabbatical program. Kristi played a key role in drafting, editing and organizing the manual and continued to devote her valuable time to the project even after returning to the ﬁrm. A4ID and PILnet would also like to thank Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in New York for its assistance during the editing process.
A4ID and PILnet would also like to thank the following pro bono clearinghouses for the comments, anecdotes and documents that they contributed to the manual:
Finally, A4ID and PILnet would like to thank participants of the European Pro Bono Forum Workshop for Pro Bono Clearinghouses, co-sponsored by Allen & Overy LLP and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, which was held 17 November 2010 in Paris, as well as those individuals and organizations, too numerous to name, who helped make this publication possible by sharing their ideas, providing invaluable advice and generously giving their time.
The following individuals and organizations contributed to the development of the online version of the Pro Bono Clearinghouse Manual:
At A4ID: John Bibby & Yasmin Batliwala.
At PILnet: Lorna Kralik, Marieanne McKeown and Atanas Politov.