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2018 Annual Dinner


6:00 p.m. | Reception
7:00 p.m. | Dinner and Program
1356 Broadway (at 36th Street) |  New York, NY



Global General Counsel
Senior Executive Vice President
and General Counsel

Benefit Committee
(As of September 26)

Robin M. Bergen
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Richard R. Hays
Alston & Bird
Steven R. Rodgers
Intel Corporation
W. Tolliver Besson
Paul Hastings
Caroline J. Heller
Greenberg Traurig
Thomas J. Sabatino, Jr.
Aetna Inc.
Christian F. Binnig
Mayer Brown
Timothy C. Hester
Covington & Burling
Faiza J. Saeed
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Arthur R. Block
Comcast Corporation
Michael Holston
General Electric Company
John F. Schultz
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Reginald J. Brown
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Valerie Ford Jacob
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Stephen J. Sferra
Littler Mendelson
Bradley J. Butwin
O’Melveny & Myers
Maureen R. Jeffreys
Arnold & Porter
Craig Silliman
Verizon Communications Inc.
James J. Clark
Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Gregory B. Jordan
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
Neil A. Sternthal
Thomson Reuters
Crowell & Moring Brad S. Karp
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Jonathan C. Su
Latham & Watkins
Lisa Dewey
DLA Piper
Atif Khawaja
Kirkland & Ellis
Alexander “Sandy” Thomas
Reed Smith
David Flavell
PepsiCo, Inc.
Kimberly C. MacLeod
Hunton Andrews Kurth
J. Henry Walker
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
James E. Franklin III
American Express Company
Enu A. Mainigi
Williams & Connolly
J. Tracy Walker IV
Bruce Goldner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Jami Wintz McKeon
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Ashley Watson
Merck & Co., Inc.
Jeffrey T. Green
Sidley Austin
Michael J. O’Connor
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
T. Clark Weymouth
Hogan Lovells
Adam S. Hakki
Shearman & Sterling
Stephen D. Otero
Capital One
Valerie & David Williams
Brett J. Hart
United Airlines
Daniel M. Petrocelli
O’Melveny & Myers
David M. Hashmall
Goodwin Procter
Regina M. Pisa
Goodwin Procter

Join PBI for another inspirational evening that celebrates pro bono legal services.

Meet and mingle with long-time pro bono champions and rising stars from in-house departments and law firms, prominent public interest lawyers, and other influential leaders of the bench and bar.

Celebrate stellar pro bono efforts as PBI presents the:

2018 John H. Pickering Award

Large Law Department

MassMutual’s Law Department
in partnership with the
Hampden County Bar Association Legal Clinic

Smaller Law Department

United Airlines’ Legal Department
in partnership with
Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Based on the popularity of previous dinners, we expect a sold-out gathering.

For questions related to the PBI Annual Dinner and information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Danny Reed, Director of Development, at 202.729.6691 or

 Special Thanks to PBI’s 2018 Annual Dinner Sponsors

As of September 14







Aetna Inc. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Hogan Lovells
Alston & Bird Hunton Andrews Kurth
American Express Company Intel Corporation
American International Group, Inc. Latham & Watkins
Cahill Gordon & Reindel Littler Mendelson
Comcast NBCUniversal Paul Hastings
Debevoise & Plimpton Paul, Weiss, Rifkind,
Wharton & Garrison
DLA Piper
Pfizer, Inc.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Reed Smith
General Electric Company Sidley Austin
Goodwin Procter Wilmer Cutler Pickering
Hale and Dorr


Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott Jones Day
Bevan, Mosca & Giuditta Keinbaum Opperwall Hardy & Pelton
Bressler, Amery & Ross Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Morrison & Foerster
Drinker Biddle & Reath  


3M Company Legal Executive Leadership
Amazon Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Amin, Turocy & Watson McCarter & English
Carter Arnett Microsoft Corporation
Deere & Co. Moore & Van Allen
Duane Morris Munger, Tolles & Olsen
Elliott Greenleaf Quarles & Brady
Entergy Corporation PayPal, Inc.
Estes Thorne & Carr The Prudential Insurance Company of America
Faegre Baker Daniels Salesforce
Fenwick & West State Farm
Foley & Lardner Visa Inc.
Haynes and Boone Walmart Inc.
The Hertz Corporation Zeichner Ellman & Krause



Beveridge & Diamond Nutter McClennen & Fish
Day Pitney Reese Marketos
Dentsu Aegis Network Thomas L. Sager
Drinker Biddle & Reath Snell & Wilmer
FedEx Ground Package System, Inc. Tong, Rea, Bentley & Kim
Guntin & Gust Wilson Law Group
Lewis & Crichton Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker