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Our annual awards ceremony gives us a chance to recognize the outstanding contributions of lawyers who perform exceptional pro bono and public-interest work.  Congratulations to our 2018 award recipients!

Presidents Award for Public Service
Shelley Broderick (UDC David A. Clarke School of Law)

Government Pro Bono Award
Catalina Martinez (U.S. Small Business Administration)

Law Firm Award
Covington & Burling LLP

Legal Services Award
Lindsy Miles-Hare (Ayuda)

Additionally, we offer special recognition to D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine for his recent adoption of an office-wide pro bono policy that encourages lawyers in the Office of the Attorney General to provide critical legal services to people in need.

Thank you to our 2018 Awards Ceremony Sponsors:


Arnold & Porter LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP


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


Arent Fox
Capital One Bank
Cooley LLP
Crowell & Moring
Dechert LLP
King & Spalding
Paul Lee
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
TM Financial Forensics
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

2017 Awards Ceremony

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