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The Legal Aid Society Board of Directors presents …

the Equal Access to Justice Award Luncheon

The Legal Aid Society’s Equal Access to Justice Award Luncheon supports the critical legal services LAS provides for more than 13,000 clients across the Chicagoland area.

Thursday, October 13
12-1 pm: Luncheon | 1-2 pm: Networking Reception
RPM Events
317 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Highlighting our Communities Partnering 4 Peace (CP4P) Justice Corps program, which offers justice-involved adults the opportunity to move past legal issues and barriers holding them back from success



& Laura J. Schumacher
Vice Chairman, External Affairs
and Chief Legal Officer


  • Christopher Wilmes, Co-Chair
    Hughes Socol Piers Resnick Dym Ltd.
  • John M. Richardson, Co-Chair
    McDonalds Corporation
  • Matt Walch, Board Chair
    Latham & Watkins, LLP
  • Amanda Amert, Board Vice-Chair
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
  • Miguel Keblerlein, Executive Director
    Legal Aid Society
  • Bob Regan
    AAR Corp (retired)
  • Jeff Handwerker
    Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Olivia Tyrrell
    Baker & McKenzie
  • Kristofer Swanson
    Charles River Associates
  • John Hurvitz
    Covington & Burling LLP
  • Michael Labson
    Covington & Burling LLP
  • Chantal Kazay
    Discover Financial Services
  • Bill Raich
    Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
  • Sarah E. Reynolds
    Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
  • Tarek Ismail
    Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
  • Steven R. Gilford
    JAMS Chicago
  • Anthony Insogna
    Jones Day
  • Zach Fardon
    King & Spalding, LLP
  • Ashley Parrish
    King & Spalding, LLP
  • Mark Filip
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Elizabeth Hess
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • James F. Hurst
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Andrew Kassof
    Kirland & Ellis LLP
  • Leslie Smith
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Mike Morin
    Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Nathan S. Smith
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Lisa Pensabene
    OMelveny & Myers LLP
  • Mark Deming
  • Jonathan Bunge
    Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
  • Noah Finkel
    Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Lori McGroder
    Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Michelle Ramirez
    Sidley Austin LLP
  • Ha Kung Wong
    Venable LLP
  • Angela Frye
    Verizon Wireless
  • Mark Gidley
    White and Case LLP
  • Michael Roche
    Winston & Strawn

LAS provides quality legal representation to victims of human trafficking and other crimes, including domestic violence, abused and exploited seniors or disabled adults, homeowners in foreclosure, tenants faced with unlawful eviction and victims of financial exploitation and consumer fraud. Today LAS impacts more than 20,000 people each year.
Visit www.laschicago.org to learn more