Pro Bono

Anderson & Kreiger’s very first case, a pro bono suit, achieved the clean-up of a contaminated public water supply. Twenty five years later, we work hard to keep scoring those kinds of victories often.

To do so, our culture prioritizes complex, high impact pro bono cases and discounted public client work. We treat billable and pro bono hours the same. These efforts pay off. Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly recognized us with a 2013 “Excellence in Pro Bono” award. A recent survey revealed that our clients like this about us. And we know that it makes us better – and happier – lawyers.

A Drill-Free Coral Reef for Oceana

Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit devoted to protecting the oceans. Most recently, we helped them achieve a historic victory when the Belize Supreme Court nullified offshore oil leases issued…


Environmental Justice for the Roxbury Safety Net

When Boston University proposed opening the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (Biolab) to research pathogens, such as anthrax and ebola, community members were concerned. The nearby low-income community has been…


Fighting Inadequate Enforcement of MA Global Warming Law

It may come as no surprise that Massachusetts has an “extraordinarily ambitious” response to global warming (Global Warming Solutions Act – GWSA). It calls for reducing MA’s total greenhouse gas…


Helping Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs Flourish

Anderson & Kreiger has partnered with the Conservation Law Foundation’s Legal Food Hub on several pro bono matters to support the survival and growth of small-scale agriculture in the Commonwealth. …


Housing for Inner City Weightlifting

InnerCity Weightlifting gets at-risk youth off the streets, into the gym. Initially, the program trains teens in lifting weights, but once there, positive peer pressure helps to set them on…


Lending a Hand to an Innovative and Passionate Project

Recent college graduates Sarah Rosenkratz and Sam Greenberg saw a need: Cambridge and Boston had a little over a dozen beds dedicated to the region’s growing young adult homeless population….


Safety for FACES

We are helping FACES (Framingham Action Coalition for Environmental Safety) make a hazardous waste site safe for the surrounding environmental justice community. The site – a former General Chemical Company…


Stones for the Chickley River

Environmental matters are naturally close to the heart of our many environmental lawyers. Most recently, we helped the Connecticut River Watershed Council restore the Chickley River in Hawley. The river’s…


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