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

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

Kirkland & Ellis
Mayer Brown

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

Arent Fox
Crowell & Moring
King & Spalding
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
James Sandman
Seyfarth Shaw
Steptoe & Johnson
TM Financial Forensics
Wiley Rein

Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Joseph Sellers
Erich Veitenheimer

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

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Photos from Awards Ceremony

2014 Awards Ceremony

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Photos from Awards Ceremony