2013 Annual Fund Campaign Donors

The Board and staff of Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center extend our deepest appreciation to our donors who allow us to provide low-wage workers with access to our system of justice.  With the help of these generous supporters we raised $919,770 during our 2013 campaign.

Law Firms, Organizations and Corporations

Leadership Circle ($70,000 and above)

  • The Morrison & Foerster Foundation

Founder Circle ($25,000–$69,999)

  • Cooley LLP
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Director Circle ($15,000–$24,999)

  • Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP
  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • Farella Braun + Martel LLP
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Keker & Van Nest LLP
  • Shartsis Friese LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • The Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation

President Circle ($10,000–$14,999)

  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann &
  • Bernstein, LLP
  • O’Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Bryan Schwartz Law

Benefactor Circle ($5,000–$9,999)

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • California Teachers Association
  • Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh LLP
  • Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • Kirkland & Ellis Foundation
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
  • Bernard E. & Alba Witkin Charitable Foundation
  • Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP

Partner Circle ($2,500–$4,999)

  • Beeson, Tayer & Bodine
  • Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP
  • Cohelan Khoury & Singer
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • Folger Levin LLP
  • Gilardi & Co., LLC
  • Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho
  • Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP
  • Saveri & Saveri, Inc.
  • StoneTurn Group, LLP
  • Trucker Huss, APC
  • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

Advocate Circle ($1,000–$2,499)

  • Berman DeValerio
  • Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP
  • Crowell & Moring
  • Durie Tangri LLP
  • Friedman & Springwater LLP
  • Jones, Clifford, Johnson, Dehner, Wong, Morrison, Sheppard & Bell, LLP
  • Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C.
  • Minnis & Smallets LLP
  • Nossaman LLP
  • Outten & Golden LLP
  • Law Offices of Jeremy Pasternak, A.P.C.
  • Remcho, Johansen & Purcell, LLP
  • Righetti & Glugoski, P.C.
  • Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP
  • Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP
  • Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall LLP,
  • in honor of ELC and Joan Graff
  • Schneider Wallace Cottrell
  • Konecky LLP
  • Sideman & Bancroft LLP
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Spiro Law Corp.
  • Stein & Lubin LLP
  • Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith LLP
  • Sundeen Salinas & Pyle

Sponsors ($500–$999)

  • Altshuler Berzon LLP
  • Blattel Communications
  • Buffington & Aaron
  • Gubb & Barshay LLP
  • Hinman & Carmichael LLP
  • McCarthy, Johnson & Miller
  • Law Corporation
  • The Law Office of N. William Metke
  • Ochoa Legal Group
  • Springer & Roberts LLP
  • Swanson & McNamara LLP
  • Taylor & Company Law Offices, LLP

Friends ($250–$499)

  • Law Offices of Alan Adelman
  • Clarence Dyer & Cohen LLP
  • Engineers & Scientists of California Local 20
  • Pemberton & Associates
  • Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman LLP
  • Trial Behavior Consulting
  • Law Offices of Robert E. White

Employee Matching Gifts

  • Bank of the West
  • Chevron Humankind
  • McKesson Foundation
  • Salesforce.com Foundation
  • Zelle Hofmann Voelbel &
  • Mason LLP (2)

Attorneys and Community Members

Director Circle ($15,000–$24,999)

  • Robert and Ruth Dell
  • Scott Fink and Kathy Klein
  • Kenneth and Lana Guernsey

President Circle ($10,000–$14,999)

  • Elizabeth J. Cabraser
  • Anne and Buzz Frahn
  • William N. Hebert and
  • Lori A. Schechter
  • Jack W. Londen and
  • Kathleen A. Blamey
  • Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
  • Mary Jo and Arthur Shartsis

Benefactor Circle ($5,000–$9,999)

  • José R. Allen and Irvenia Waters
  • Richard F. Beal and Andrea L. Biren
  • Douglas J. Clark
  • Craig Corbitt and Nancy Stoltz
  • Barry S. Levin and Janice Hale-Levin
  • Michael T. and Jennifer H. Lucey
  • Professors Michael and Susan Wachter
  • Douglas and Terry Young

Partner Circle ($2,500–$4,999)

  • Linda Dardarian and Terry Carroll
  • Jeanine D. DeBacker
  • James M. Finberg and
  • Melanie M. Piech
  • Howard F. Fine
  • Ellen A. Friedman
  • David F. and Catherine G. Gross
  • Christopher T. Heffelfinger
  • Joshua G. Konecky
  • Marc A. Lackner
  • Mark and Gail Levie
  • Steven R. and Mary Jane Lowenthal
  • Jessica and Jason Moment
  • Roxane A. Polidora
  • Laurence Pulgram and
  • Kathleen Murray
  • Claire and Darin Snyder
  • James M. Strother and Denise Mollen
  • Robert A. Thompson
  • Lisa McCabe van Krieken
  • Paul W. and Pearl Vapnek
  • Honorable James L. Warren (Ret.)
  • Lenard G. Weiss
  • Bobbie J. Wilson and Trina Schrette
  • James B. and Sarah G. Young
  • Steven G. Zieff and R. Elaine Leitner

Advocate Circle ($1,000–$2,499)

  • James H. Abrams
  • Rochelle D. Alpert and
  • Steven F. Greenwald
  • David and Christine Balabanian
  • Eileen M. Bissen
  • Madeline Chun
  • Thad A. Davis
  • Elizabeth L. Deeley
  • Margaret Hart Edwards and
  • William T. Espey
  • Daniel Feinberg and Holly Scheider
  • Joseph and Leslie Floren
  • Peter and Barbara Folger,
  • in honor of Lisa van Krieken
  • Kevin M. Fong and Rosalia Ting
  • John R. Foote
  • Simon J. Frankel and
  • Courtney Weaver
  • Leigh Ernst Friestedt and
  • Matthew M. Friestedt,
  • in memory of Wendy Anderson
  • Frederick P. Furth
  • Joanne M. Garvey
  • Barry and Sandra Goldstein
  • Stuart M. Gordon
  • Joan Messing Graff, in memory and honor of my mother and father
  • Joseph and Janet Grodin
  • Dick Grosboll
  • Kenneth G. Hausman
  • Peggy Hernandez and Greg Power
  • Alfred and Marjorie Hurwitz,
  • in memory of William L. Messing and Daniel Rosenfeld
  • Daniel and Kimberly Johnson
  • Michael A. Kahn
  • David Kaufman
  • Anne Schmitz and Aaron Kaufmann
  • Harvey L. Leiderman
  • Louise M. McCabe and
  • Donald T. Gray
  • William C. McNeill, III and
  • Jennifer K. Bell
  • Kurt and Suzanne Melchior
  • Rachael Meny and Matthew Hinsch
  • Christopher T. Micheletti
  • Samuel R. Miller and Maude Pervere
  • Peter and Ellen Obstler
  • Richard R. Patch
  • Mark H. Penskar
  • Thomas M. Peterson
  • Donn and Janet Pickett
  • Andrea Porter and Dick Okada
  • Honorable Charles B. Renfrew (Ret.)
  • Rosemarie T. Ring
  • Jim and Nita Roethe
  • Wondie Russell
  • Joel S. Sanders and Carol G. Bieri
  • James M. Schurz
  • Bruce and Carolyn Simon
  • Michael D. Singer, LAS-ELC Board
  • Honorable Thomas F. Smegal, Jr.
  • Quyen Ta and Demian Pay, in honor of Joan Graff and Ruth Silver Taube
  • Stephanie Wildman and
  • Michael C. Tobriner
  • Diane Webb and David Wolf
  • Mark S. Zemelman
  • Anonymous

Sponsors ($500–$999)

  • William Alderman
  • Peter J. Benvenutti and Lise Pearlman
  • Kat Braeman
  • Sara B. Brody
  • Claudia Center
  • Loretta Lynch and Jack Davis
  • Richard E. Donahoo, in recognition of the contributions by the law firm of Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C.
  • John C. Dwyer
  • Neil and Barbara Falconer
  • Noreen Farrell and Michael Orr, in honor of Joan Graff, Sharon Terman and Elizabeth Kristen
  • Robert W. and Grethel C. Fisher
  • Sarah G. Flanagan
  • James and Jessica Fleming
  • Carol Frizzell and Don Spirlock
  • Diane and Harry Greenberg
  • Kirke and Nancy Hasson
  • Paul and Ann Homrighausen
  • Evelyn M. Hunt
  • Annabelle Ison and Dan Mahoney
  • Pamela S. Karlan, in thanks of the work of Joan Graff and Sharon Terman
  • Thomas F. Koegel, in honor of
  • Lisa van Krieken
  • Arthur Krantz and Margot Kushel
  • Susan E. Kutner, M.D.
  • Michael S. Kwun and
  • Sigrid Anderson-Kwun
  • Nicole C. Lavallee
  • Noah D. Lebowitz
  • Jack W. Lee
  • Jody LeWitter and Marc Van Der Hout
  • Petra Silton and Michael Listgarten
  • Michael and Barbara Loeb
  • Sharon Meadows and Henry Hewitt
  • Gary M. and Karen F. Messing, in
  • honor of William and Norma Messing
  • Molly H. Miller
  • Gail and Dick Odgers
  • David Oppenheimer and Marcy Kates,
  • in honor of Mike Gaitley
  • Penelope A. Preovolos and
  • Richard G. Katerndahl
  • Charles R. Rice
  • Michelle L. Roberts
  • Aviva N. Roller
  • Mark S. Rudy
  • Barbara Saarni Oddone, in honor of Joan Graff
  • Ruth Silver Taube
  • Honorable Fern M. Smith (Ret.)
  • Jeffrey Sosnaud, Esq. and
  • Jean Curran, M.D.
  • Therese Stewart and Carole Scagnetti
  • Dorine Holsey Streeter and
  • Jon B. Streeter
  • Lindsay Sweetnam, in honor of Scott Fink
  • Roderick and Deborah Thompson
  • Steven Tindall and Jocelin Saks, in honor of the Workers’ Rights Clinic
  • Christine and David Todd
  • George Tuttle and Ben Cushman
  • Lynn Winter Gross
  • Theresa C. Witherspoon

Friends ($250–$499)

  • Roseryn Bhudsabourg
  • Alexander L. Brainerd
  • Rachel S. Brass
  • Dale L. Brodsky, in honor of the ELC staff
  • Ralph Campbell
  • Carmen Estrada
  • K. Bruce Friedman
  • Gary S. Garfinkle
  • Marjorie Gelb and Mark Aaronson
  • Barbara Giuffre and
  • Richard W. Raushenbush
  • Eileen B. Goldsmith
  • Traci M. Hinden
  • Auban Ann Jackson
  • Ashu Kalra
  • Honorable Stephen D. Kaus
  • Kathleen S. King
  • Carol L. Koenig
  • Bobby C. Lawyer
  • Thomas V. Loran, III and
  • Francine T. Radford
  • Patrick and Gwen Mahoney
  • Mark E. Meyerson, in honor of Joan Messing Graff
  • Stephen M. Murphy
  • Andrew S. Ong
  • Robert and Shirley Raymer
  • David A. Rosenfeld and Shirley A. Woo
  • Janice Platt
  • Honorable Alex E. Saldamando (Ret.)
  • Karen Sawislak
  • Michael J. Sears
  • Aaron Siri, in honor of Shalom Siri
  • Graydon and Joyce Staring
  • Roberta Steele, in honor of
  • Mike Gaitley
  • Rich and Michele Stratton
  • Dorothy Terman, in honor of
  • Sharon Terman
  • Blake Thompson and
  • Beth Sutkus Thompson
  • Mark L. Tuft
  • Carmela Veneroso
  • Paul L. Warner
  • Jonathan D. Weissglass and
  • Lauren E. Willis
  • Steven N. Williams, in honor of Bruce Simon
  • Catha A. Worthman, in honor of the wonderful Workers’ Rights Clinic
  • Sarah Wright-Schreiberg and
  • Seth Schreiberg
  • Ling Yang, in honor of King Szeto’s Sing Tao Chinese Radio Program-
  • “劳工法与你”
  • Frank and Mae Yuen
  • Anonymous