Pro Bono Partnership celebrates volunteers who have gone above and beyond to help the Partnership move its mission forward each year at Volunteers of the Year events. We are pleased to announce that we are adding to our Volunteers of the Year recognition with a special Pandemic Response Award to spotlight the firms and individuals helping nonprofits navigate the health crisis. Please join us in acknowledging the Volunteers of the Year and Pandemic Response Award honorees.

To learn more about past Volunteers of the Year events, click the 2019 videos below Past Honorees.

Volunteers of the Year


  • John C. Corbett, Esq., IngenioRx, Inc.
  • Melvina Flaherty, Esq., Pratt & Whitney (Retired)
  • Manali Joglekar, Esq., Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • Alexandra Lapes, Esq., Levy Employment Law, LLC
  • Tracey I. Levy, Esq., Levy Employment Law, LLC
  • F. Scott Wilson, Esq., Pratt & Whitney (Retired)

Pandemic Response Award

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • Dechert LLP
  • Matthew T. Miklave, Esq., The Law Office of Matthew T. Miklave, PLLC

 

Past Honorees


2019

Daniel R. Cooper, Esq., Cooper & Kurz; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Robert A. Farber, Esq., Sea Box, Inc.; Gary A. Laurie, Esq., The Law Office of Gary A. Laurie, Esq., LLC; John G. Webb III, Esq., JGW INcounsel; Audible Legal; James P. Greifzu, Esq., Wiggin and Dana LLP; Elissa D. Hecker, Esq., The Law Office of Elissa D. Hecker; Joel Wolfson, Esq., Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Winston & Strawn LLP

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2018

Lisa Ulrich, Esq., IBM Corporation; Kurt Odell, Esq., Moran Towing Corporation; Dawn Rudenko, Esq., Holland & Knight LLP; Hogan Lovells US LLP; Barbara A. Casey, Esquire, Ballard Spahr LLP; Denise M. Keyser, Esq., Ballard Spahr LLP; Shannon Hennessy Pulaski, Esq., The Law Office of Shannon Hennessy Pulaski, LLC; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Stephen W. Aronson, Esq., Robinson+Cole; The Hartford Law Department; Robinson+Cole

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2017

Charles Biener, Esq., PepsiCo Inc.; Glen Kutler, Esq., IBM Corporation; Michael L. Webb, Esq., Nixon Peabody LLP; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Carol A. Gershon, Esq., Blank Rome LLP; Laurence S. Rickles, Esq., Teva Pharmaceuticals; Verizon’s Public Policy, Law and Security Department; Jackson Lewis P.C.; Michael Soltis, Esq.; Pratt & Whitney

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2016

Stephen E. Cooper, Esq., Robinson & Cole LLP; Marc Gold, Esq., Thomson Reuters; Verity Rees, Esq., Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP; Brian Ginsburg, Esq., Sanofi US; Dun & Bradstreet Legal Department; Krystyna M. Blakeslee, Esq., Dechert LLP; Jessica Seger Bula, Esq., Dechert LLP; Samantha Gardner, Esq., Dechert LLP

2016 Honor Roll & Founding Volunteers

2015

United Technologies Corporation; Dechert LLP; Christophe Durrer, Colgate-Palmolive Company; William Malpica, RBS; Terrence J. McAllister, Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.; Chris A. Johnson, FTI Consulting; Susan L. Crane, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation; Peter A. Dagostine, Robinson + Cole LLP; Susan N. Masters, Robinson + Cole LLP; Tiffany R. Hubbard, McCarter & English, LLP

2014

IBM Corporation; Day Pitney LLP; Vanessa K. Watson, ‎MasterCard Worldwide; Tara Daub, Nixon Peabody; Mark Benevenia, Merck & Co., Inc.; Michael J. Hughes, The Prudential Insurance Company of America; Thomas Calvocoressi; Dean F. Radke, Law Offices of Dean F. Radke; Anne Marie Segal, Segal Coaching

2013

Pratt & Whitney; Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Dale C. Fredston, Sterling Bancorp and Sterling National Bank; Joseph C. Galardi; Steven Weinberger

2012

BASF Corporation; McCarter & English, LLP; Eric I Cohen, Terex Corporation; Britt-Marie K. Cole-Johnson, Robinson & Cole; Brian DuPerre, UnitedHealthcare; Gary Ekman, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.; Patricia Melick, Wiggin and Dana LLP

2011

Merck & Co., Inc.; Jackson Lewis LLP; Patricia Bowen, UnitedHealthcare; Melanie L. Brown, BASF; Greg Conroy, Mayer Brown LLP; Sally Lake

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