Prop 8 Challenge Brings New Approach to Pro Bono | Less is known about his opponents’ fee arrangements. Folsom solo practitioner Andrew Pugno, lawyer for said he couldn’t disclose information about his firm or Washington, D.C., boutique Cooper & Kirk, except to say “the rates are discounted in a manner consistent with private firms working for nonprofit clients.” He said “thousands” of hours have been donated by counsel, and the Alliance Defense Fund, co-counsel for the proponents of Prop 8, donated all of its lawyers’ time.