Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas

Welcome to the Corporate Counsel Section
of the State Bar of Texas

Champions of Pro Bono

Thank you to our Champions!

 2022 - 2023 Champions
BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms, represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast, our more than 1,000 attorneys litigate cases and resolve disputes that potentially threaten clients’ competitiveness, navigate the laws and regulations that shape the global economy, and help clients develop and close deals that fuel their strategic growth. 
Founded in 1909, Kirkland & Ellis an international law firm that serves a broad range of clients around the world in private equity, M&A and other corporate transactions, litigation, white collar and government disputes, restructurings and intellectual property matters.  Our lawyers around the world work together in multidisciplinary teams to provide full-service capabilities to clients on their most complex legal matters. We have no headquarters location and operate as an integrated whole, with a culture that encourages and draws strength from the diversity of our employees' backgrounds, knowledge and skills, and supports the wellbeing of our employees. Our open assignment system allows each attorney to choose the practice areas and matters on which they work. This entrepreneurial approach yields higher levels of commitment and morale, yielding better results for clients.
Locke Lord is a premier full-service law firm that has earned a solid reputation for complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work on behalf of clients in important and growing industry sectors around the world. Throughout our more than 130-year history, we’ve cultivated partnerships with a broad range of public and private companies, from Fortune 500 leaders to startups and emerging businesses.
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann brings focus, creativity, experience, and an unrivaled standard of excellence to complex commercial litigation. About 75% of the firm is comprised of former federal and Texas Supreme Court clerks. LPHS has routinely been ranked as one of the best pure commercial trial firms in Texas by the best ranking firms and has tried more complex commercial cases in Texas than almost any firm in Texas. Every member of the LPHS team brings trial-tested experience and is ready to stand in court, making LPHS attorneys among the most effective, efficient, trusted, and respected advocates.
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. The firm provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. Norton Rose Fulbright have more than 3,700 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.
Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high-value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,200 lawyers in offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.
Aon PLC is a global professional services and management consulting firm that offers a range of risk-mitigation products, including commercial risk, investment, wealth, health, human capital, and reinsurance solutions.
Carter Arnett serves clients around the world in a full range of litigation matters, including commercial disputes, antitrust, employment, securities, premises liability, product liability, serious personal injury, theft of trade secrets, bad faith/extra contractual litigation, negligence, fraud, professional liability, oil and gas litigation, civil rights litigation and intellectual property litigation.
Enoch Kever's team of experienced business counselors and advocates is a powerful voice in today’s ever–changing legal and business environment. Our diverse experience in public service, private practice, and as corporate counsel has prepared us to succeed as your advocates at the negotiating table, before a legislative body, before a regulatory agency, and in court.
Fish & Richardson is a global patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the US and Europe. Fish is the #1 US patent litigation firm, handling nearly three times as many cases than its nearest competitor; a powerhouse patent prosecution firm; a top-tier trademark and copyright firm; and the #1 firm at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, with more cases than any other firm.   
Gibson Dunn is a premier, full-service international law firm. The wide range of litigation matters, investigations and deals that we advise on around the world include some of today’s most complex, challenging, high-profile and transformative matters. Consistently achieving top rankings in industry surveys and major publications, with nearly 1,600 lawyers and 20 offices, we are perfectly situated to help our clients with almost any legal issue. Our locations are in major cities throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America.
With over 120 years of combined litigation experience, JeffersonCano has handled cases across the state, but we are deeply experienced and connected to the San Antonio legal community – judges, lawyers, in-house counsel and the bar associations. Our lawyers have been president of the San Antonio Bar Association, the William S. Sessions Inn of Court, the San Antonio ABOTA Chapter, the Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, chaired the 5th Circuit Judicial Conference, and held leadership positions in numerous other legal and civic organizations.
Scott Douglass & McConnico is a firm of seasoned trial lawyers who regularly handle trials, hearings, and appeals. We have one of the largest administrative law practices in the state, in cases before the Texas Railroad Commission, the Texas Comptroller’s Office, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and the Texas General Land Office. We practice before many other state and federal regulatory agencies, as well.

The Corporate Counsel Section of the State Bar of Texas (“Section”) invites you to participate in our 2022-2023 Champions of Pro Bono program to provide pro bono opportunities for in-house counsel and support pro bono organizations throughout Texas. Participation in this program not only will provide a positive, lasting impact on the Texas community but also an opportunity to highlight and expose your firm or organization to more than 4,800 Section members as follows:


    • All of the Gold Level benefits below, PLUS
    • Opportunities to submit articles to our Currents newsletter and ideas for CLE presentations directly to Section Committee Chairs
    • Special recognition on on-site signage with full-color logo at the Advanced In-House Counsel, In-House 101 CLE programs, and other selected Section only sponsored events
    • Recognition on Back Cover of Corporate Counsel Review distributed twice annually to our 4,400-plus members
    • Opportunities to speak at Section-sponsored programs


    • Prominent listing and full-color logo and firm profile with website link on the Section website,
    • Special “thank you” in our Currents newsletter and on Section emails sent to more than 4,400 Section members, including full-color logo recognition[1]
    • The opportunity for your attorneys to participate on Section Committees
    • Recognition on the Advanced In-House Counsel and In-House 101 brochures[2] mailed to attorneys licensed by the State Bar of Texas (“SBOT”)
    • Recognition on the Advanced In-House Counsel and In-House 101 Facebook event page for the CLEs
    • Podium recognition at the SBOT Annual Advanced In-House Counsel, In-House 101 CLE programs, and other selected Section only sponsored events, including recognition by the presiding officer in Welcoming Remarks
    • Recognition in PowerPoint slide rotation, including a special event slide with full‐color logo, shown between sessions at the Advanced In-House Counsel and In-House 101 CLE programs and during conference breaks

If your firm is interested in becoming a Champion of Pro Bono, contact us today! 

Since 1997, the Corporate Counsel Section has given more than $850,000 to worthy organizations across Texas through the efforts of its Pro Bono & Grants Committee. For 2021-2022, the Section granted over $50,000 to specific initiatives submitted by a number of non-profit and legal aid organizations. Other grant recipients in prior years include Disability Rights Texas, Metroplex Veterans Legal Services, Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, Advocate Legal Senior Center, and Texas Legal Services Center.

Sponsorships towards this program will help the Section continue providing pro bono assistance to those organizations in need. Because the Section is fully committed to providing resources to pro bono organizations in Texas, sponsorship funds will be dedicated to grant recipients that are carefully selected by the Section’s Pro Bono and Grants Committee through a rigorous application process. A list of all of the grants made by the Pro Bono & Grants Committee is available on our website at


[1] Logo recognition on emails may be subject to space availability.
[2] This benefit is for all Champions who make their commitment prior to February 15th or the print deadline for the brochure, whichever is later.