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Our Supporters

Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) | Pro Bono Reception

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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LAW FIRMS

ArentFox Schiff LLP
Baker McKenzie
Barack Ferrazzanno Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP
Dentons US LLP
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Flachsbart & Greenspoon LLC
Goldberg Kohn
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Ice Miller LLP
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Jenner & Block LLP
Jones Day
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
King & Spalding LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Lane & Waterman LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Locke Lord LLP

Mayer Brown LLP
McDermott Will & Emery
McGuireWoods LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Pattishall McAuliffe Newbury Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Perkins Coie
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Reed Smith LLP
Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Saul Ewing LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Simmons Hanly Conroy
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Thompson Coburn LLP
Vedder Price P.C.
Winston & Strawn LLP
Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP

CORPORATIONS

@Properties, Jane Stahmer
4C Kinzie Investors, LLC
Abbott
Allstate Insurance Company
Atticus Recruiting
Berkeley Research Group, LLC
BMO Harris Bank
Charles River Associates
Chicago Legal Search, Ltd
Deere & Company
Epiq
Exelon Corporation
First American Bank
FTI Consulting

iDiscovery Solutions
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
LexisNexis
McDonald’s Corporation
Northern Trust
Pincus Professional Education
Precision Color Graphics
State Farm
Stout
Transperfect Legal Solutions
United Airlines, Inc.

FOUNDATIONS

American Bar Endowment
The Chicago Bar Foundation
Chicago Community Trust
DuPage Bar Foundation
Equal Justice Works
Francis Beidler Foundation
Helen Brach Foundation
Hirsch-Schwartz Foundation
Illinois Access to Justice Grant Program
Illinois Bar Foundation
Illinois Equal Justice Foundation
ISBA Young Lawyers Division

Jerome Mirza Foundation
LAGBAC Foundation
Lawyers Trust Fund of Illinois
The Moline Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) Grant Program
Retirement Research Foundation
Robert E. Gallagher Charitable Trust
Sahara Enterprises

UNIVERSITIES & OTHER SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
DePaul University College of Law
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism
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
Saint Louis University School of Law
The University of Chicago Law School
University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
Washington University School of Law

GIVING CIRCLE MEMBERS

CORNERSTONE SOCIETY

Judge Wayne Andersen (Ret.)
funding one school-year PILI Intern

Brad & Terri Lane
funding one school-year PILI Intern

Justice Sheila O’Brien (Ret.)
funding one summer PILI Intern

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

PRESIDING CIRCLE
an annual gift of $1,000 or more

Michael G. Bergmann
Sarah Bernstein & Dan Pavlakovic
Traci Braun
Perry & Michelle Browder
Choi Law Firm, LLC
Michael Cramer
Jordan Heinz
Lisa & Jeff McCraw
Richard F. O'Malley, Jr. & Anne Gallagher
Patrick Spangler
Kyle Petersen & Max Stein
Nikki Will Stein & Fredric Stein