Annual Luncheon 2012

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Reception at 11AM | Luncheon promptly at noon

San Francisco Marriott Marquis | 55 Fourth Street

Keynote Speaker

Professor Pamela S. Karlan

Distinguished member of the Stanford Law School faculty; renowned Constitutional Law scholar, Kenneth and Harle Professor of Public Interest Law; and the Founder and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic

Introduced by

The Honorable Goodwin H. Liu

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California

Recipient of the Mathew O. Tobriner Public Service Award

Belva Davis

Acclaimed journalist and civil rights heroine who has informed our community for more than 45 years with news of the Bay Area, and who has challenged and overcome race and gender-based discrimination in her profession.

Presented by

Edwin M. Lee

Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco

Honorary Committee

  • J. Thomas Briody, Institute on Aging
  • The Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.
  • Jerome B. Falk, Jr., Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Dianne Feinstein, United States Senator for California
  • Dennis J. Herrera, San Francisco City Attorney
  • John P. Levin, Folger Levin LLP
  • Pam Moore, KRON TV
  • Rose Mary Towns, Librarian (Ret.)
  • Reverend Cecil Williams, Glide Memorial Methodist Church

Anniversary Luncheon Committee

  • The Honorable James L. Warren (Ret.), JAMS, Chair
  • Douglas J. Clark, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • 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

Partner

Benefactor

  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Harley & Oberman Foundation, Inc.
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
  • Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason LLP

Patron

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • Altshuler Berzon LLP
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Berman DeValerio and Christopher Heffelfinger
  • Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP
  • Carroll, Burdick & McDonough LLP
  • Celerity Consulting Group
  • Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP
  • Cohelan Khoury & Singer
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • Epiq Systems, Inc.
  • Farella Braun + Martel LLP
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Gilardi & Co., LLC
  • Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian
  • Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • JAMS
  • Jones, Clifford, Johnson, Dehner, Wong, Morrison, Sheppard & Bell, LLP
  • Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP
  • Leonard Carder, LLP
  • Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C.
  • Marlin & Saltzman, LLP
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Pearson, Simon, Warshaw & Penny, LLP
  • Price And Associates
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Rogers Joseph O’Donnell
  • Saveri & Saveri, Inc.
  • Schneider Wallace Cottrell Brayton Konecky LLP
  • Shartsis Friese LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Towers Watson
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
  • Winston & Strawn LLP

Supporter

  • Durie Tangri LLP
  • Robert J. Erickson
  • Folger Levin LLP
  • Friedman Dumas & Springwater LLP
  • GCG
  • Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh LLP
  • Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC
  • Law Office of Silver & Taube
  • Neyhart, Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll
  • Pearl.com LLC
  • Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP
  • van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Challenger

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Advocate

  • Blattel Communications
  • Boston Financial Data Services

In-kind Sponsors

  • Merrill Corporation
  • The Recorder
  • Scharffen Berger Chocolate Maker
  • Duckhorn Wine Company
  • J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines