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Celebration Leadership
of

D.C. Bar Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting

Celebration of Leadership: The D.C. Bar Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting is held every year
in June to mark the swearing-in of the incoming D.C. Bar President and to salute
outstanding leaders and projects in the District of Columbia.
Congratulations to Susan M. Hoffman,
partner at Crowell & Moring LLP,
for being sworn in as the 2019-2020
D.C. Bar President.
Congratulations to these D.C. Bar Award
Recipients who received special recognition
at the 2019 Celebration of Leadership:
Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Award 
for Excellence, Achievement and Commitment
To Equal Justice and Equal Opportunity 
Michele Zavos, Partner at Delaney McKinney LLP
Beatrice Rosenberg Award
for Excellence in Government Service
Anne M. Brennan, Former Acting General
Counsel of the Navy
Frederick B. Abramson Award
Development of the Online Mandatory Course
D.C. Bar and D.C. Attorney General's Award
for Lifetime Pro Bono Achievement
Blake A. Biles, Arnold & Porter LLP
Community of the Year
Taxation Community
Voluntary Bar Association of the Year Award
Greater Washington Area Chapter, Women
Lawyers Division, National Bar Association
Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year (tie)
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Laura N. Rinaldi Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year
Matthew N. Robinson

The D.C. Bar would like to thank the following firms,
organizations, and groups for showing their support for
the Award Recipients by joining the 2019 Celebration of
Leadership Host Committee with their purchase of a half
table or a full table at the dinner.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Arnold & Porter LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP
D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee
D.C. Bar District of Columbia Affairs Community
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Committee
D.C. Bar Taxation Community
Delaney McKinney LLP
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. 
Family and Friends of Anne M. Brennan
Family and Friends of Esther H. Lim
Family and Friends of Laura N. Rinaldi
Family and Friends of Susan M. Hoffman
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Gray Plant Mooty
Greater Washington Area Chapter, Women Lawyers Division,
National Bar Association
Groom Law Group
Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
South Asian Bar Association of Washington, DC
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Washington Bar Association
WilmerHale LLP 



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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019

Digital Extras
Your Voice
From Our President
Practice Management
Calendar of Events
Leading The Bar In Pursuit Of Service
2019 D.C. Bar Election Coverage
Our Membership: Adapting To A Changing Legal Landscape
Finding Community In Voluntary Bars
Bar Business: Annual Report
Member Spotlight
Enforcing the Rules feature
Global & Domestic Outlook
Worth Reading
Media Bytes
Attorney Briefs
Ask The Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
The Pro Bono Effect
Community & Connections
Last Word
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Digital Extras
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Your Voice
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Practice Management
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Calendar of Events
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - 2019 D.C. Bar Election Coverage
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Our Membership: Adapting To A Changing Legal Landscape
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Enforcing the Rules feature
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Finding Community In Voluntary Bars
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Bar Business: Annual Report
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Member Spotlight
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Global & Domestic Outlook
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Worth Reading
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