Our annual awards ceremony gives us a chance to recognize the outstanding contributions of lawyers who perform exceptional pro bono and public-interest work. This year’s awards recipients are:

Presidents Award
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
The George Washington University Law School

Our 2017 Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, December 5, at 6:30 pm at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (601 Massachusetts Avenue NW). Tickets are available here.

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors! If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact our Executive Director, Nancy Lopez, at or 202-942-5063.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

Kirkland & Ellis

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Buckley Sandler
Covington & Burling
DLA Piper
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Hogan Lovells
Mayer Brown
Sidley Austin

Crowell & Moring
King & Spalding
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
James Sandman
Seyfarth Shaw
Steptoe & Johnson
Ave Tucker
Wiley Rein

Past Award Winners

Past Winners – By Year

Past Winners – Presidents’ Award for Public Service

Past Winners – Government Pro Bono Award

Past Winners – Legal Services Award

Past Winners – Law Firm Award

Past Winners – Other Awards

More on our past Awards Ceremonies

2015 Awards Ceremony

Storify of Awards Ceremony

Photos from Awards Ceremony

2014 Awards Ceremony

Storify of Awards Ceremony

Photos from Awards Ceremony