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Partner Profile: Ashley James

Partner Profile: Ashley James
Each month we highlight an individual working to make the justice system more accessible to DC residents. This month features Ashley James, Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment at Facebook, member of the Foundation’s Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council, and Co-Chair of the 2020 Lip Sync for Justice event. Job/Position Associate General Counsel, Labor & […]

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Remembering Donald R. Dunner, Friend of the DC Bar Foundation

Remembering Donald R. Dunner, Friend of the DC Bar Foundation
Last month, Washington DC’s legal community lost a legend. Donald R. Dunner, partner at Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP, passed away at age 88. In addition to his storied and successful career as a renowned patent attorney, Don was a lifelong friend and advisor to the DC Bar Foundation. He served on the […]

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The DC Bar Foundation Selects Six New Members to Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council

[District of Columbia, October 24, 2019] – The District of Columbia Bar Foundation has selected six new members to its Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council (YLN LC), led by Co-Chairs Meryl Grenadier and Courtney Lindsay. The YLN LC offers younger attorneys an opportunity to further the goal of access to justice in our community by working […]

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The DC Bar Foundation Elects Three New Members to Board of Directors

[District of Columbia, October 17, 2019] – The District of Columbia Bar Foundation has elected three new members to its Board of Directors, who will serve three-year terms from October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2022. In joining the Foundation’s Board, these individuals demonstrate their commitment to ensuring that all District residents have a fair and equal legal experience: Wayne T. Gibson – Wayne T. Gibson is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, […]

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER KIRRA L. JARRATT NAMED ONE OF WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL’S TWENTY-FIVE “WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS”

[District of Columbia, August 29, 2019] – The Washington Business Journal has selected DC Bar Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Kirra L. Jarratt, as one of twenty-five honorees for the 2019 Women Who Mean Business awards program. This award honors the region’s most influential business women of 2019 who have made a difference in their communities and are leaving a mark on […]

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