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 September 13, 2017):

Platinum Patron – $75,000 & Up

District of Columbia Bar Foundation
D.C. Office of Victim Services
Kirkland & Ellis LLP*
Latham & Watkins LLP*
Sidley Austin LLP*

Gold Patron – $50,000-$74,999

Covington & Burling LLP*
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*
D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
Gilbert LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
Eugene & Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP*
Ujala Foundation
Williams & Connolly LLP

Bronze Patron – $20,000-$29,999

Arent Fox LLP*
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP*
Hogan Lovells US LLP
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP*
Venable LLP
Wiley Rein LLP
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP*

Patron – $10,000-$19,999

Altria Group, Inc.
Bailey & Glasser LLP
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Blank Rome LLP
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP*
Bryan Cave LLP
Buckley Sandler LLP*
Cooley LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP*
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Equal Justice Works
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Goodwin Proctor LLP
Herb Block Foundation
Hunton & Williams LLP
Jenner & Block LLP*
Jones Day*
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
King & Spalding LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP*
Northrop Grumman Corporation
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Sullivan  & Cromwell LLP
United Way
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC*

* Represents firms participating in the D.C. 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