Servant of Justice Awards Dinner

 

The 28th Annual Servant of Justice Awards Dinner

April 25, 2017
JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

6:00 pm – Opening Reception
7:15 pm – Dinner, Awards Program & Dessert Reception

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2017 Servant of Justice Award Honorees

Vanita Gupta Vanita Gupta
Former Head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s
Civil Rights Division

Presented by Sherrilyn Ifill
President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

 Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.
Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Presented by Paul M. Smith
Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, and
Vice-President, Campaign Legal Center

2017 Klepper Prize for Volunteer Excellence Honoree

David Young
Associate, Ropes & Gray LLP

Presented by Arlene Fine Klepper

2017 Servant of Justice Awards Dinner Sponsors

Legal Aid expresses its deepest appreciation to the generous law firm and corporate sponsors of its 28th Annual Servant of Justice Awards Dinner (as of March 16, 2017).

Champion of Justice

LW Sponsorship

Leader of Justice

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Defender of Justice

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

Guardian of Justice

Arent Fox LLP
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
The Steptoe Foundation

Advocate of Justice

Altria Group, Inc.
Bailey & Glasser LLP
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Blank Rome LLP
BuckleySandler LLP
Cooley LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Jenner & Block LLP
Morrison & Foerster LLP
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Venable LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Wiley Rein LLP
Williams & Connolly LLP
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Steward of Justice

Allen & Overy LLP
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Bryan Cave LLP
Citi Private Bank Law Firm Group
Cushman & Wakefield
Ernst & Young LLP
Goodwin Procter LLP
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Jones Day
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation

Dinner Co-Chairs

Peter Thomas
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Jonice Gray Tucker
BuckleySandler LLP

Dinner Committee

Kwaku Akowuah
Sidley Austin LLP

Stephen D. Brody
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Graeme W. Bush
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Richard Byrne
Exxon Mobil Corporation

John T. Byrnes
Cooley LLP

Michael Calhoon
Baker Botts L.L.P.

Sheila Cheston
Northrop Grumman Corporation

Annemargaret Connolly
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Leslie Davis
Crowell & Moring LLP

 Maria Earley
Reed Smith LLP

Nora E. Garrote
Venable LLP

Daniel G. Jarcho
Alston & Bird LLP

Kenneth Klein
Mayer Brown LLP

Jennifer Levy
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Alex Young K. Oh
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Kimberly Parker
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Kurt Richter
Cushman & Wakefield

Peter D. Shields
Wiley Rein LLP

Peter S. Spivack
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Alon Vogel
ADG Strategy LLC

Catherine Ziobro
The Carlyle Group

Michael Zolandz
Dentons US LLP

 

 

Photos and highlights from the 2016 Servant of Justice Awards Dinner