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Annual Dinner


2015 Pro Bono Institute Annual Dinner
Thursday, November 5
Gotham Hall, New York City

2015 Pickering Award Winner:
Sidley Austin LLP

2015 CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award Winners:
Large Law – BNY Mellon, White & Case,
and the National LGBT Bar

Small Law – Best Buy and Volunteer Lawyers Network

2015 Sponsorship Opportunities

2015 Benefit Committee

Special thanks to our 2015 Pro Bono Institute Annual Dinner Co-Chairs:

Fong-web Ivan Fong
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel
3M Company
Hart-web Brett Hart
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
United Continental Holdings, Inc.
Jordan-web Greg Jordan
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Learn more about our Annual Dinner Co-Chairs.

Held in the fall each year, PBI’s Annual Dinner is an important opportunity to celebrate the many law firms and legal departments that have displayed an unyielding commitment to pro bono.

Ticket & Contact Information: For any questions related to PBI’s Annual Dinner, please contact Kelly Simon at 202-729-6691 or at ksimon@probonoinst.org.

List of area hotels

PBI hosts a Pro Bono Leadership Convocation held in conjunction with the Annual Dinner. This substantive gathering, an invitation-only event for top law firm and in-house corporate leaders, focuses on addressing an ambitious goal: ensuring that the growing levels of pro bono service at law firms and legal departments more effectively and strategically address the need for legal assistance and effectuate systemic changes in our justice system.

2015 PBI Annual Dinner Sponsors



Senior Partner

3MAIGBNY-MellonDeloitteFreshfieldsGreenburgTraurigHP LogoKirkland LogoMerckMorgan-Lewis









Lead Counsel

Aetna Inc.
Alston & Bird
Ballard Spahr
Dickstein Shapiro
DLA Piper
Ford Motor Company
General Electric Company
Goodwin Procter
Hunton & Williams
Intel Corporation
Latham & Watkins
Microsoft Corporation
Paul Hastings
Seyfarth Shaw
The Clorox Company
Thomson Reuters
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
White & Case


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Arnold & Porter
Bank of America Corporation
Best Buy
Boies, Schiller & Flexner
Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney
Caterpillar, Inc.
Comcast Cable Communications
Deere & Company
Drinker Biddle & Reath
Esther F. Lardent
Faegre Baker Daniels
Hahn & Hessen
Legal Executive Leadership
Hogan Lovells
Littler Mendelson
Lowenstein Sandler
McCarter & English
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Quarles & Brady
State Farm
Vorys, Slater, Seymour and Pease
Weinstock, Friedman & Friedman


Capital One
Day Pitney
Dorsey & Whitney
Fredrikson & Byron
Lindquist & Vennum
McDonald’s Corporation
McGlinchey Stafford
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo
Robins Kaplan
Schiff Hardin
United Parcel Service

2014 Annual Dinner – Celebrating the Promise of Pro Bono
PhotosVideoPress ReleasesPickering Award | CPBO Partner Award

2013 Annual Dinner – Collaborating for Justice
PhotosVideo – Press Releases- Pickering Award | CPBO Partner Award | President’s Award

2012 Annual Dinner – Transforming: Pro Bono • Justice • Lives
PhotosVideoPress Releases- Pickering Award | CPBO Partner Award

2011 Annual Dinner – Faces of Pro Bono
Photos Video Press Releases Pickering Award | CPBO Partner Award

2010 Annual Dinner – A World of Pro Bono
PhotosVideo Press Releases- Pickering Award | CPBO Partner Award