Call to Action

Through DCBF’s annual Call to Action campaign, the generosity of area law firms and corporations helps provide access to justice for District residents in desperate need of legal representation, but unable to afford it. Please join the organizations listed below that have already shown their support!

For more information, please contact Kirra Jarratt, Executive Director, at or 202-853-9030. Donations can easily be made online or by mail using our printable donation form.

The list below reflects gifts and pledges to the 2018 Call to Action campaign as of May 11, 2018.

PLATINUM LEVEL ($25,000 and above)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP*
Alston & Bird LLP
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP*
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP*
The Sidley Austin Foundation*
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

GOLD LEVEL ($15,000 – $24,999)
Arnold & Porter LLP*
Crowell & Moring LLP*
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
King & Spalding LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP*
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP*

SILVER LEVEL ($10,000 – $14,999)
Arent Fox LLP*
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP*
Covington & Burling LLP*
DLA Piper LLP (US)*
Hogan Lovells
Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered
Jenner & Block LLP*
K&L Gates LLP
Kirkland & Ellis Foundation*
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP*
The Steptoe Foundation*
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP*
Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger LLP

BRONZE LEVEL ($5,000 – $9,999)
AT&T Inc.
Shareholders of Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Dentons US LLP*
Goodwin Procter LLP
Holland & Knight LLP
Jones Day*
Kolar Charitable Foundation of Buckley Sandler*
Mayer Brown LLP*
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, Garrison Charitable Gift Fund
Perkins Coie LLP
Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck PC
Sprint Corporation
Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
The Morrison & Foerster Foundation*
Venable Foundation

BENEFACTORS ($2,500 – $4,999)
Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
Brown Rudnick Center for the Public Interest
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
Gray Plant Mooty Foundation
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot
Reed Smith LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Thompson Coburn LLP
White & Case LLP
The Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation

SUPPORTERS ($1,000 – $2,449)
Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP
Allen & Overy LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Bernstein & Lipsett Law
CenturyLink Inc.
Delaney McKinney LLP*
Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP
Fish & Richardson PC
Holland & Hart LLP
Hollingsworth LLP
Hyman, Phelps & McNamara PC
Katten Muchin Rosenman Foundation
Keller and Heckman LLP
Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick
Law Offices of Andrew Marks PLLC*
Linklaters LLP
McGuireWoods LLP
MoloLamken LLP
Morris, Manning & Martin LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
Proskauer Rose LLP
Regan, Zambri & Long PLLC
Schertler & Onorato LLP
Schiff Hardin LLP
Seyfarth Shaw Charitable Foundation
Staas & Halsey LLP
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

FRIENDS (up to $999)
Ain & Bank PC
Garvey Schubert Barer
Jacobson Holman PLLC

*Participates in the DC Access to Justice Commission’s Raising the Bar in DC Campaign.

The DC Bar Foundation appreciates your gift. We take great care to ensure the accuracy of our donor lists, but occasionally we make mistakes. Please bring any errors or omissions to our attention by emailing us at

The continued success of the Call to Action campaign would not be possible without the hard work of our Volunteer Solicitors. Their experience, counsel and dedication to the Foundation are invaluable and greatly impact the scope of our work.

Call to Action Volunteer Solicitors

Elizabeth Aniskevich | Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Michael Appel 
| APCO Worldwide
Murray Belman
Brian Benko
| Winston & Strawn LLP
Paulette Chapman | Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot LLP
Emilio Cividanes | Venable LLP
Katherine DeStefano | Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Don Dunner | Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
Ron Flagg* | Legal Services Corporation
Gwen Green | Holland & Hart LLP
Meryl Grenadier | Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP
Chris Hatfield | Trout Cacheris & Janis PLLC
Shirley Higuchi | American Psychological Association
Susan Hoffman | Crowell & Moring LLP
Philip Horton | Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Ellen Jakovic | Kirkland & Ellis LLP
George Jones | Sidley Austin LLP
Lorie Masters
 | Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Vonya McCann | Sprint Corporation
Patrick McDermott | Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
John Nannes | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
David Ogden | Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Steve Pollak | Goodwin Procter LLP
Dan Rezneck | Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Seth Rosenthal | Venable LLP
Andrew Shaw | Dentons US LLP
Paul Smith | Georgetown University Law Center
W. Mark Smith
| Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Bruce Spiva | Perkins Coie LLP
Joan Strand* | The George Washington University Law School
Janet Studley | Holland & Knight LLP

*CTA 2018 Campaign Co-Chair