Servant of Justice Honorees

2015

Wade Henderson
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Philip W. Horton
Arnold & Porter LLP

2014

Barbara McDowell, posthumously
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Donald P. Salzman
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

2013

John Payton, Posthumously
NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.

Paul M. Smith
Jenner & Block LLP

2012

James vanR. Springer
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Susan M. Hoffman
Crowell & Moring LLP

2011

Brooksley E. Born
Arnold & Porter LLP

The Honorable Thomas E. Perez
United States Department of Justice

2010

Vernon E. Jordan Jr.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

Florence Wagman Roisman
Indiana School of Law – Indianapolis

2009

Anthony Herman
Covington & Burling LLP

Dean Kurt L. Schmoke
Howard University School of Law

2008

Professor Richard L. Roe
Georgetown University Law Center

Seth P. Waxman
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP

2007

E. Barrett Prettyman, Jr.
Hogan & Hartson

Sidney White Rhyne

2006

Theodore A. Howard
Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP

David A Reiser
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

2005

Katherine S. Broderick
Dean, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

Andrew H. Marks
Crowell & Moring LLP

2004

Lois G. Williams

R. Sargent Shriver

E. Clinton Bamberger, Jr.

Edgar S. Cahn

Jean Camper Cahn, posthumously

2003

Peter J. Nickles
Covington & Burling

The Public Defender Service
for the District of Columbia

2002

Samuel F. Harahan
Council for Court Excellence

Douglas G. Robinson
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

2001

Lynn E. Cunningham
George Washington University Law School

John E. Nolan
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Charles F.C. Ruff, posthumously
Covington & Burling

2000

Patty Mullahy Fugere
Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Robert N. Weiner
Arnold & Porter LLP

1999

Blossom Athey
Covington & Burling

Eldon H. Crowell
Crowell & Moring LLP

1998

Eric H. Holder, Jr.
United States Department of Justice

Francine Salzman Temko
The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

1997

Peter B. Edelman
Georgetown University Law Center

Timothy J. May
Patton Boggs LLP

1996

R. Kenneth Mundy

Robert L. Weinberg
Williams & Connolly LLP

1995

Willie E. Cook, Jr.
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

David B. Isbell
Covington & Burling

1994

Charles T. Duncan
Reid and Priest

Stephen J. Pollak
Shea & Gardner

Janet Reno
Attorney General of the United States

1993

Justice Thurgood Marshall
Supreme Court of the United States

Zona F. Hostetler
O’Toole, Rothwell, Nassau & Steinbach

John H. Pickering
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

1992

Howard C. Westwood
Covington & Burling

D.C. Legal Service Providers

1991

Augustus L. Palmer
Howard University

Barbara M. Rossotti
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1990

Earl W. Kintner
Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn, PLLC

Charles A. Horsky
Covington & Burling