Lawrence Reed McDonough is Pro Bono Counsel at Dorsey & Whitney. As Pro Bono Counsel, he coordinates pro bono work performed by Dorsey lawyers Firm-wide. Before joining Dorsey in 2013, Mr. McDonough worked for Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (formerly, the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis) where he served most recently as Managing Attorney of the Housing Unit, supervising attorneys and legal assistants representing low income tenants in Hennepin County in matters relating to landlord-tenant and housing law. Mr. McDonough has been a legal aid attorney in Minnesota since 1983. During his career, he has been involved in court cases, legislation, rulemaking and committee studies that have shaped landlord-tenant and housing law in the state and promoted availability of affordable housing. Mr. McDonough has also regularly taught landlord-tenant and housing law courses in all four of the Minnesota’s law schools and has been a frequent speaker on such topics at continuing legal education programs and institutes.