Thanks to all who attended or sponsored the event on July 12. Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. spoke with Stanford Law Professor Pamela S. Karlan.

 

The Honorable Thelton E. Henderson, U.S. District Court senior judge, received our 2017 Mathew O. Tobriner Public Service Award. More than 800 lawyers, social justice leaders and community members attended.

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Champion
Cooley LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Partner
Covington & Burling LLP
Keker Van Nest & Peters LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Benefactor
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP
McGuireWoods LLP
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Bryan Schwartz Law
Shartsis Friese LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
Wells Fargo & Company

Patron
Altshuler Berzon LLP
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Berman DeValerio
California Teachers Association
Cornerstone Research
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Epiq
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
Fenwick & West LLP
Gibbs Law Group LLP
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Hanson Bridgett LLP
Hemming Morse, LLP
JAMS
Jones Clifford, LLP
Kaiser Permanente
Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, A Professional Law Corporation
Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP
Lang, Richert & Patch
Leonard Carder, LLP
McKesson Corporation
Minami Tamaki LLP
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Parnassus Investments
Hunter Pyle Law
Reed Smith LLP
Remcho, Johansen & Purcell, LLP
Rogers Joseph O’Donnell PC
Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP
Saveri & Saveri, Inc.
Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Troutman Sanders LLP
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation
Zelle LLP

Supporter
Kathryn Braeman
Chavez & Gertler LLP
Cohelan Khoury & Singer
Dickson Geesman LLP
Durie Tangri LLP
Feinberg, Jackson, Worthman & Wasow LLP
Folger Levin LLP
Friedman & Springwater LLP
Garden City Group, LLC
Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho
Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh LLP
Kraw Law Group
KCC
Law Offices of Michael G. W. Lee
Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.
Marlin & Saltzman, LLP
Minnis & Smallets LLP
Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll
Larry Organ, California Civil Rights Law Group
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Ropes & Gray LLP
Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP
Rust Consulting, Inc.
Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP
Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith LLP
StoneTurn Group, LLP
Venable LLP

Challenger
Beeson, Tayer & Bodine, APC and Dale Brodsky
William N. Hebert
Pauline T. Kim and K. Philip Lee, M.D.
Lawless & Lawless
Richard F. Munzinger
Nichols Kaster, PLLP
Outten & Golden LLP
Law Offices of Richard M. Pearl
San Francisco Black Firefighters
Nate & Traci Shafroth
The Family of Paul W. Vapnek
The Arthur and Charlotte Zitrin Foundation

Advocate
The Arns Law Firm
Barbara Babcock
Equal Justice Society
Marjorie Gelb and Mark Aaronson
Lynn Winter Gross
Patrick and Gwen Mahoney
Barbara Saarni de Oddone
Renaker Hasselman Scott LLP
Roberts Bartolic LLP
Ruth Silver Taube
The Honorable Thomas F. Smegal, Jr., Federal Administrative Law Judge, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, USPTO
Michael Tobriner and Stephanie Wildman
United Business Bank

In-Kind Donors
Cala Restaurant
Dandelion Chocolate
Delicato Family Vineyards
Duckhorn Wine Company
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Merrill Corporation
San Francisco Giants
Theopolis Vineyard

We thank the donors to our Fund-a-Need appeal!

Tammy Albarran
William Alderman
Sasan Amirgholizadeh
Jennie Anderson
Daniel Asimov
Aelish Baig
Keith Baraka
Jeanette Barzelay
Dena Belinkoff
Jennifer Bell
Jon Benjamin
Jennifer Bezoza
Ted Borromeo
Lee Brand
Dave Breshears
Jamie Brigman
Kathleen Brown
Elizabeth J. Cabraser*
Curtis Chan
Samantha Choe
Lori Clethen
Cathy Connolly
Craig C. Corbitt*
Gordy Davidson
Robert M. Dell*
Annie Doud
Troy Duster
Bruce Ericson
Noreen Farrell
Daniel Feinberg*
Menaka Fernando
Katharine Fisher
Kevin Fong
Harrison “Buzz” Frahn*
Kate Fritz
Dolores Garay
Kristin Garcia
Abigail Ginzberg
Joan Graff
Todd Gregorian
Anthony Grumbach
Kenn Guernsey*
James Harrison
William N. Hebert*
Christopher T. Heffelfinger*
Mark Hejinian
Matthew Helland
Thelton Henderson
Eric Holder
Natasha Innocenti
Robin Jacobsohn
Mark Johnson
Dan and Kim Johnson
Marie Jonas
James Kan
Pamela Karlan
Anne Marie Kelly
Denise Kendall
Catherine Kim
Tilo Koester
Joshua G. Konecky*
Alyssa Koo
Marc A. Lackner*
Negar Lancioni
Michael Lanosa
Annie Lee
Andrew Lee
Rebecca Lee
Angela Levin
Cynthia Lie
Cynthia Lohr
Jeffrey Lowenthal

Sara Mahdavi
Patrick Mahoney
Jennifer Mathis
Louise M. McCabe*
Deborah McCrimmon
Emily McGrath
Eduard Meleshinsky
Niels Melius
Larry Mills
Ciara Mittan
Remi Moncel
Russell Nelson
John Newton
Dina Older Aguilar
Melissa O’Sullivan
Xavier Oustalniol
Rachel Perahia
Melissa Perry
Dave Powell
Laurence F. Pulgram*
Linda Purkiss
Rory Quintana
Darin Ranahan
Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock
Andrea Resnick
Morgan Rettiq
Brice Richard
Mike Righetti
Kathy Rosner-Galitz
Kathryn Rutigliano
Kate Ryan
John Saia
Devin Saiki
Ghada Saliba-Malouf
Erik Sandstedt
Carolyn Santi
Dorey Schranz
Christian Schreiber
Bryan Schwartz*
Carolyn Sha
Nathan E. Shafroth*
Travis Silva
Raina Singer
Peter Slone
Kevin Smith
Susan Solomon
Logan Starr
James Strother
Damali Taylor
Susan Tenney
Teri Thompson
Marcet Thornton
Judy Todd
Todd Upp
Kyle Virgien
The Honorable James L. Warren (Ret.)*
Nina Wasow
Rick Wiebe
Jason Wu
Tyler Young
Tammy Zhu
John Zhu
Neil Zoltowski

*indicates Legal Aid at Work Board member

Honorary Committee

  • Barbara Babcock, Judge John Crown Professor of Law, Emerita, Stanford Law School
  • Barbara Boxer, Former U.S. Senator
  • Donald W. Brown, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
  • The Honorable William J. Cahill, San Francisco County Superior Court Judge (Ret.)
  • Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, University of California Berkeley School of Law
  • David Chiu, California State Assemblymember
  • Kevin de León, President pro Tempore, California State Senate
  • Troy Duster, Chancellor’s Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, U.C. Berkeley
  • David Faigman, Chancellor and Dean, U.C. Hastings College of the Law
  • Dianne Feinstein, U.S. Senator
  • Abby Ginzberg, Filmmaker
  • Karen Kramer, Artist and Public Health Legal Consultant
  • Fran M. Layton, Partner, Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP
  • Barbara Lee, U.S. Congresswoman
  • M. Elizabeth Magill, Dean, Stanford Law School
  • Dale Minami, Partner, Minami Tamaki LLP
  • Gavin Newsom, Lieutenant Governor of California
  • Eva Paterson, President, Equal Justice Society
  • Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Drucilla S. Ramey, Dean Emerita, Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Peter B. Sandmann, Partner, Tesler & Sandmann Law Offices
  • John Trasviña, Dean, University of San Francisco School of Law
  • The Honorable John M. True III, Alameda County Superior Court Judge (Ret.)
  • Rachel Van Cleave, Dean, Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Lenard G. Weiss, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Annual Dinner Committee

  • Louise M. McCabe, Troutman Sanders LLP, Co-Chair
  • Bryan Schwartz, Bryan Schwartz Law, Co-Chair
  • Harrison “Buzz” Frahn, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Lisa McCabe van Krieken, Folger Levin LLP
  • The Honorable James L. Warren (Ret.), JAMS