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Annual Helping Children Soar Benefit
Kennedy Center Roof Terrace Restaurant
September 30, 2015 from 6-9 pm

Host Committee  l  Sponsors

Please join the Children’s Law Center and our Benefit Co-Chairs Justin Gray and Robert Raben for an inspirational and fun evening with supporters who share our optimism about the future of DC’s most vulnerable children. We will hear stories about how you’ve helped make a lasting difference in children’s lives — and also honor our special champions:

Latham & Watkins LLP
2015 Children’s Pro Bono Champion Award

The late Congressman William H. Gray III
2015 Distinguished Child Advocate Award

Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. will accept the award on behalf of Congressman Gray, in recognition of his long-time commitment to the rights of children and working families on education, healthcare and disability access.

Please become a Benefit sponsor and buy tickets today! Would you like to learn more? You can download sponsorship forms with more details here, and also see photos and highlights from last year’s Benefit on our Facebook page.

Helping Children Soar 2015 Host Committee

John T. Bentivoglio Chris Duffus Steven K. Heger Darren Peters
Charles Berk Ayanna Dunn Philip and Roberta Horton Paula Pryor
Philip E. Beshara Evan and Amanda Farber Aimee Imundo Jeniffer and Cornelius Roberts
Traci Otey Blunt Joseph C. Figini and Jason Denby Jerry Johnson Ted Segal and Joyce Wasserstein
Nancy Taylor Bubes Marc and Phyllis Fleischaker Karen Marangi Nancy and Simon Sidamon-Eristoff
Marland Buckner Michael and Vivian Fletcher Singleton McAllister Page and Howard Smith
Scott Chatham Vicki and Michael Foster Franklin McLarty Katie and Dick Snowdon
Kelly Collis Diana and Stephen Goldberg Carmen and Carson McLean Renee Weir
April McClain-Delaney and Congressman John Delaney Lloyd Goldfarb and Sandrine Ennis J.B. and Kate Meek Ron Wisor and Keri Piester
A. Patrick Doyle and Elizabeth Downes Dan Hall Denis and Tamara O’Sullivan Will Zerhouni

Thank you to our 2015 Benefit sponsors!


Latham & Watkins LLP


Covington & Burling LLP


AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies
Arnold & Porter LLP
John T. Bentivoglio
Diana and Stephen Goldberg
Wendy and Fred Goldberg
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


Bloomberg Law
Children’s National Health System
Crowell & Moring LLP
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP
Elizabeth and Michael Galvin
Hogan Lovells US LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Charles F. (Rick) Rule
Ted Segal and Joyce Wasserstein
Sidley Austin LLP
Page and Howard Smith
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP
Venable Foundation
Williams & Connolly LLP


Jessica Abrahams * Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP * Arent Fox LLP * Charles River Associates * Clifford Chance US LLP * Jule Cahill Crider and Greg Crider * Joseph C. Figini and Jason Denby * General Electric Company * Gray Global Advisors, LLC * Hunton & Williams LLP * Jones Day * Locke Lord LLP * Mayer Brown LLP * Evan Miller and Nancy Hedin * The Morrison & Foerster Foundation * Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP * Ropes & Gray LLP * Nancy and Simon Sidamon-Eristoff * Katie and Dick Snowdon * Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP * Melissa Wiley * Wiley Rein LLP * WilmerHale * Peter and Sylvia Winik * Paul Wojcik


Anonymous * Cindy and Mark Aron * Baker & McKenzie LLP * Tom and Kristy Bulleit * Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP * Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A. * CGI Technologies & Solutions, Inc. * Cooley LLP * Cresa * Delta Star, Inc. * A. Patrick Doyle and Elizabeth Downes * Entergy * Evolve Discovery, a UBIC Company * Fish & Richardson P.C. * Fragomen Worldwide * Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP * Anthony Herman * Julie Hong and Julian Kim * Jackson & Campbell, P.C. * Kirkland & Ellis LLP * Creighton and Vicky Magid * McLarty Associates * MorganFranklin Consulting * MTFA Architecture * Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP * Quadrangle Development Corporation * Quarles & Brady LLP * Raffa Financial Services, Inc. * The RLJ Companies * RML Automotive * Lila and Brendan Sullivan * Van Ness Feldman LLP * Walker & Dunlop * Washington Gas * White & Case LLP * Xact Data Discovery


The Advisory Board Company * Allen & Overy LLP * BET Networks * BuckleySandler LLP * The Cohen Group * Compliance Discovery Solutions * Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP * Joyce Deroy and Warren King * Renee DeSilva * Evermay Wealth Management, LLC * Evan and Amanda Farber * Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP * K&L Gates LLP * Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP * Beth A. Levene and David A. Becker * Linklaters LLP * Lockton Companies * Miller & Chevalier Chartered * Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP * John M. Nannes * Office IT Solutions * Alan and Miriam Pemberton * Jessica Rosenbaum * Judith Sandalow * Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation * Zuckerman Spaeder LLP


The Anne and Ronald Abramson Family Foundation * Kady Ashley and David Luigs * Kathryn Kavanagh Baran and Jan Witold Baran * Melody Barnes and Marland Buckner * Nathaniel and Lee Beers * Charles Berk * Philip E. Beshara * Marcia and Donald Bisenius * Jennifer L. Bragg * William and Brigid Brakefield * Miguel Browne and Silvija Strikis * Jill Caiazzo * Scott Chatham * Ronald Coenen Jr. * H. Guy Collier * Joseph and Dorothy Conti * Dina and Wayne Curtis * April McClain-Delaney and Congressman John Delaney * Heidi Eitel and Brian Yourish * Debbie Feinstein and Jeff Brennan * Marc and Phyllis Fleischaker * Michael and Vivian Fletcher * Bob and Pat Gage * Lloyd Goldfarb and Sandrine Ennis * Andrew Greenfield * Michael J. Gridley * Nina Gross and Steve Asher * Nancy Hendry and William Baer * Emily and Benton Keatley * Andrew and Cathleen Keyes * Geoffrey Klineberg and Ursula Werner * James Marsh and Amy Fastenberg * Mary Catherine Martin * Mary Beth Maxwell * Jim and Marilyn McCullough * Carmen and Carson McLean * Robin and Bandele McQueen * J.B. and Kate Meek * Nicole and Joshua Mintz * Thomas Papson and Toby Singer *  Hilary and Paul Perkins * Keri Piester and Ron Wisor * Don and Olwen Pongrace * Robert Raben * Timothy W. Riffe * Toni A. Ritzenberg * Jeniffer and Cornelius Roberts * Julie Roberts and George Giamas * James Rocap * David and Mary Ellen Rogers * Hillary Webber and Eric Conn * Dave Wharwood, Mary Hope Garcia Wharwood and Evangeline Garcia Wharwood * Maryelena and Gino Zaccardelli * Will Zerhouni