Annual Luncheon 2015

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 700 guests included 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.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Reception at 11AM | Luncheon promptly at noon

Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center

Keynote Speaker

Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar.jpgMariano-Florentino Cuéllar serves as Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court. Prior to his appointment to the Court, Justice Cuéllar was the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and the Director of Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He has also served as an official in both the Clinton and Obama administrations.

Recipient of the Mathew O. Tobriner Public Service Award

Eva Paterson

Eva PattersonEva Paterson is the President and co-founder of the Equal Justice Society, a legal organization dedicated to restoring constitutional safeguards against discrimination, and transforming the nation’s consciousness on race through law, social science and the arts. A passionate and courageous civil rights champion, Ms. Paterson previously served as the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and is co-chair of the California Civil Rights Coalition.

Anniversary Luncheon Committee

The Honorable James L. Warren (Ret.), JAMS, Chair 
Madeline Chun, Hanson Bridgett LLP 
Douglas J. Clark, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 
Aaron Kaufmann, Leonard Carder, LLP
Louise M. McCabe, Troutman Sanders LLP
​James M. Schurz, Morrison & Foerster LLP