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In addition to the below law firms, corporations, foundations and universities, PILI is grateful to the many individual donors who support our work. See a full list of our supporters in our most recent Year in Review.

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Baker McKenzie
Barack Ferrazzanno Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Choi Law Firm, LLC
Cozen O’Connor
Dentons US LLP
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP*
Goldberg Kohn
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP**
Jenner & Block LLP
Jones Day
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Locke Lord LLP
Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
McDermott Will & Emery
McGuireWoods LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Perkins Coie
Reed Smith LLP
Schiff Hardin LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Troutman Sanders LLP
Vedder Price P.C.
Winston & Strawn LLP
Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP

*special thanks to the law firm of Foley & Lardner for its generous in-kind contribution of PILI’s Chicago office space.
**special thanks to the law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP for its generous in-kind contribution of PILI’s Peoria office space.


@Properties, Jane Stahmer
Allstate Insurance Company
Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Caterpillar Inc.
Charles River Associates
Deere & Company

Epsilon Economics LLC
Epstein Schwartz
Exelon Corporation
First American Bank
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Law Bulletin Publishing Company

McDonald’s Corporation
Northern Trust
Pincus Professional Education
Precision Color Graphics
State Farm
United Airlines, Inc.
Valuation Research Corporation



Alphawood Foundation
The Chicago Bar Foundation
Community Foundation of Central Illinois
Francis Beidler Foundation
Helen Brach Foundation
Hirsch-Schwartz Foundation
Illinois Bar Foundation
Illinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Jerome Mirza Foundation
LAGBAC Foundation
Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois
Perlman Family Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
Robert E. Gallagher Charitable Trust
Sahara Enterprises
Tracey Family Foundation



DePaul University College of Law
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Loyola University School of Law
Northern Illinois University College of Law 
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Notre Dame Law School
The John Marshall Law School
The University of Chicago Law School
University of Illinois College of Law




Kimball & Karen Anderson
funding one summer PILI Intern

Justice Sheila O’Brien & Judge Wayne Andersen
funding one summer and one school-year PILI Intern

Brad & Terri Lane
funding one summer PILI Intern

Lee Ann Russo & Casey Miller
funding one school-year PILI Intern


an annual gift of $1,000 or more

Michael G. Bergmann
Sarah Bernstein & Dan Pavlakovic
Traci Braun
Choi Law Firm, LLC
Michael Cramer
Jerome and Jamie Gilson
Jordan Heinz
Stephen D. Libowsky & Sue Berman
Richard F. O’Malley, Jr. & Anne Gallagher
Kyle Petersen & Max Stein
Nikki Will Stein & Fredric Stein

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