Annual Luncheon 2013

Our annual luncheon, one of the foremost gatherings of the Bay Area legal community, provides essential support for our free legal services. Our more than 850 guests include attorneys from a wide spectrum of Bay Area and national firms; Federal and State court justices; summer law firm associates; representatives from corporations, foundations, and businesses; public officials; community leaders; and law school professors.

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Reception at 11 AM | Luncheon promptly at noon

San Francisco Marriott Marquis | 55 Fourth Street at Mission

Keynote Speaker

Thomas A. Saenz

President & General Counsel, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)

Introduced by

Bill Lann Lee

Partner, Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C.

Recipient of the Mathew O. Tobriner Public Service Award

José R. Padilla

Executive Director, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA)

Presented by

The Honorable Cruz Reynoso (Ret.)

Professor Emeritus at UC Davis School of Law, former Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court

Anniversary Luncheon Committee

  • The Honorable James L. Warren (Ret.), JAMS, Chair
  • Madeline Chun, Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • Douglas J. Clark, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Ella Foley Gannon, Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Aaron Kaufmann, Leonard Carder, LLP
  • Louise M. McCabe, Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Roxane A. Polidora, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • James M. Schurz, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Sponsors

Leader

  • Audet & Partners, LLP
  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, Attorneys at Law

Pacesetter

  • Latham & Watkins LLP

Visionary

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Champion

  • Cooley LLP
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Partner

  • AT&T
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Keker & Van Nest LLP
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP
 

Benefactor

  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Shartsis Friese LLP
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP

Patron

  • Altshuler Berzon LLP
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Berman DeValerio and Christopher Heffelfinger
  • Berry & Berry Law Offices
  • Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP
  • Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP
  • Celerity Consulting Group
  • Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP
  • Cohelan Khoury & Singer
  • Cornerstone Research, Inc.
  • Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, LLP
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • Farella Braun + Martel LLP
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Gilardi & Co., LLC
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho
  • Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • JAMS
  • Jones, Clifford, Johnson, Dehner, Wong, Morrison, Sheppard & Bell, LLP
  • Jones Day
  • Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Oberman, Satterley & Bosl Foundation, Inc.
  • Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Leonard Carder, LLP
  • Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C.
  • Marlin & Saltzman, LLP
  • Minami Tamaki LLP
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP
  • Price And Associates
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Righetti & Glugoski, P.C.
  • Rogers Joseph O'Donnell
  • Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP
  • Sanford Heisler, LLP
  • Saveri & Saveri, Inc.
  • Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Sundeen Salinas & Pyle
  • Towers Watson
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Urrabazo Law, P.C.
  • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

Supporter

  • California Rural Legal Assitance, Inc. (CRLA)
  • California Teachers Association
  • Chavez & Gertler LLP
  • Citi Private Bank
  • Durie Tangri LLP
  • Robert J. Erickson
  • Folger Levin LLP
  • Friedman & Springwater LLP
  • The Garden City Group
  • Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh LLP
  • Hemming Morse, LLP
  • The Herbst Foundation, Inc.
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
  • Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC
  • Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Major, Lindsey & Africa
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
  • Nichols Kaster, PLLP
  • Osborne & Nesbitt LLP
  • Pearl.com LLC
  • Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP
  • Rust Consulting, Inc.
  • San Francisco Black Firefighters Association
  • Law Office of Silver & Taube
  • Spiro Moore LLP
  • Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith LLP
  • TERIS
  • van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation

Challenger

  • Minnis & Smallets LLP
  • Parnassus Investments
  • The Arthur and Charlotte Zitrin Foundation

Advocate

  • Stephen R. Basser
  • Blattel Communications
  • Boston Financial’s Settlement Administration Solutions
  • Douglas J. Clark
  • Annabelle Ison and Dan Mahoney
  • Keesal, Young & Logan
  • Lawless & Lawless
  • mod4 LLP
  • NJP Litigation Consulting West
  • Taylor & Company Law Offices, LLP
  • U.S. Legal Support

In-kind Sponsors

  • Beaulieu Vineyard
  • Duckhorn Vineyards
  • Jawbone
  • J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
  • Merrill Corporation
  • The Recorder
  • Scharffen Berger

For more information about sponsor levels and benefits, please view our sponsor packet or contact Steve Heimerle by phone (415-864-8848) or by email (luncheon@las-elc.org).