Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation
The Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation is a 501c3 affiliate of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. Utilizing the talents and resources of Lex Mundi’s powerful network of 160 top tier business law firms in over 100 countries (with over 500 offices and 22,000 lawyers), the Foundation finds experienced lawyers to provide first class legal advice to select social entrepreneurs/innovators on a pro bono basis. The Foundation identifies highly effective social entrepreneurs/innovators through referrals by partner organizations such as Ashoka, Acumen Fund, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, Draper Richards Foundation, and others. The legal services provided by the Foundation offer the critical support necessary to build organizational capacity and to enable social entrepreneurs/innovators to achieve their missions of positive social change. In its first three and a half years, the Foundation has provided pro bono legal services to over 250 social entrepreneurs on more than 500 separate legal engagements.