Graphic: 2017 Awards Ceremony

2017 Awards Ceremony

  • When: 05 December 2017, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Where: Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (601 Massachusetts Avenue NW)
  • Cost: $35 WCL Members; $40 law students/new attorneys; $45 government/public-interest; $60 general

Our annual awards ceremony gives us a chance to recognize lawyers and organizations who make exceptional contributions to the pro bono and public-interest community. At this year’s ceremony, we will give out the following awards:

Presidents Award for Public Service
Patty Mullahy Fugere (Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless)

Government Pro Bono Award
Deborah Birnbaum (U.S. Department of Labor)

Legal Services Award
Tracy Goodman (Children’s Law Center)

Law Firm Award
Mayer Brown LLP

Above & Beyond Award
Jaya Saxena (George Washington University Law School)

Tickets are now on sale. You can also honor this year’s awards recipients by sponsoring the Awards Ceremony. For more information, please contact our Executive Director, Nancy Lopez, at or (202) 942-5063.