The Laurie D. Zelon Pro Bono Award is given to an individual or organization that has provided exemplary pro bono service. The Award honors the legal leadership of Associate Justice of the California Court of Appeal Laurie D. Zelon, who was one of the originators of the Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge® initiative. Justice Zelon is a long-time member and has served as Chair of the California Commission on Access to Justice, and she is an active member of several statewide judicial committees addressing administration of justice issues. PBI presents this award annually at the PBI Annual Conference.
Zurich North America and Laura J. Lazarczyk, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
The Legal Division of Freddie Mac and Ricardo A. Anzaldúa, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Gregory B. Jordan and the Legal Department of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
The legal department of Exelon Corporation
John Schultz and the Office of the General Counsel of Hewlett Packard Enterprise
William J. Casazza and the Law & Regulatory Affairs Department of Aetna Inc.
Brad Smith and the Department of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Corporation
Bruce Kuhlik and the Legal Department of Merck & Co., Inc.
Jane Sherburne and the Legal Department of BNY Mellon
Brackett B. Denniston III, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of General Electric Company
Robert C. Sheehan, Executive Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Legal Department of Bank of America Corporation and Timothy J. Mayopoulos, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Legal Department of CitiGroup, Michael Helfer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Jeffrey B. Kindler, Vice Chairman, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Pfizer Inc.
Marc Gary, Executive Vice President and General Counsel BellSouth Corporation
Judith C. Areen, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center
Kenneth C. Frazier, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Merck & Co., Inc.
Scott Atlas, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Bill McBride, Former Managing Partner, Holland & Knight LLP
Chesterfield Smith Chair Emeritus, Holland & Knight LLP
John H. Pickering, Senior Partner, Wilmer Cutler & Pickering
Laurie D. Zelon, Morrison & Foerster LLP