Leadership Cabinet

Recognizing Institutional Donors

Legal Aid’s Leadership Cabinet recognizes organizational donors — law firms, corporations, and foundations — that support our work in significant ways. Legal Aid raises the vast majority of its funding through private contributions, so the importance of this support cannot be overstated. We are proud to recognize the following Leadership Cabinet members who have provided financial support in 2017 (as of April 10, 2017):

Platinum Patron – $75,000 & Up

District of Columbia Bar Foundation
Kirkland & Ellis LLP*
Latham & Watkins LLP*

Gold Patron – $50,000-$74,999

Covington & Burling LLP*
D.C. Office of Victim Services
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP*

Silver Patron – $30,000-$49,999

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP*
Alston & Bird LLP
Dentons US LLP*
Gilbert LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP*

Bronze Patron – $20,000-$29,999

Arent Fox LLP*
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP*
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Sidley Austin LLP*
Steptoe & Johnson LLP*
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Patron – $10,000-$19,999

Altria Group, Inc.
Bailey & Glasser LLP
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Blank Rome LLP
BuckleySandler LLP*
Cooley LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP*
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Goodwin Proctor LLP
Herb Block Foundation
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Hunton & Williams LLP
Jenner & Block LLP*
Morrison & Foerster LLP*
Northrop Grumman Corporation
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Sullivan  & Cromwell LLP
Venable LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC*
Wiley Rein LLP
Williams & Connolly LLP
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP*

* Represents firms participating in the DC Access to Justice Commission’s Raising the Bar in DC Campaign. The Campaign’s goal is to substantially increase financial support to the District’s legal services community by establishing benchmarks for law firm giving and annually recognizing and celebrating those firms that have donated at benchmark levels.

In addition to their generous financial contributions, the following firms loan an associate to Legal Aid on a full-time basis for 4- or 6-month rotations:

Arnold & Porter LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP