Pro Bono

The Pro Bono Committee consists of 95 lawyers, paralegals and staff members from all offices. The committee meets monthly to strengthen programming, expand professional development and new opportunities, promote recognition and communication, advance community connections and focus on funding to better support the good work of our attorneys, staff and the firm.

Executive Committee

Mary Benton Pro Bono Partner and Committee Chair 
Cheryl Naja  Director of Pro Bono and Community Service 
Amy Zweng  Pro Bono & Community Service Coordinator 
Kathy Huang Los Angeles Committee Chair  
Ryan Ethridge  Raleigh Committee Chair 
Tom Evans  Northern California Committee Chair 
Brendan Carroll  Washington, D.C. Committee Co-Chair 
Hon. Earl Pomeroy Washington, D.C. Committee Co-Chair 
Morey Barnes Yost  Washington, D.C. Committee Co-Chair 
Matt Mamak  New York Committee Chair 
Ben Pleune
Charlotte Committee Chair 
Jared Slade  Dallas Committee Chair 


Pro Bono Committee Members

Atlanta

Alex Barnett
Liz Brown
Seth Buchwald
Clark Calhoun
Ian Calhoun
David Carpenter
Matt Dowell
Alyssa Dunn
Tim Fitzmaurice
Ronnie Gosselin
Matthew Howell
Katya Tharpe Keremidchieva
MJ Kim
Monica Laredo Ruiz
Margaret Scott
Jeremy Silverman
Dorian Simmons
Andy Tuck
Michelle Wilco

Charlotte

Blas Arroyo
Russell Blaise
Lara Greenberg
Michael Hoernlein
Sam Merritt
Elizabeth Murphy
Ben Pleune
Danny Reach
Lauren Timmons
Caitlin Van Hoy
Chris Waldrop

Dallas/Fort Worth

Heather Barger
Deb Carlton
Brady Cox
Nick Davis
Courtney Dyar
Cheri Elmore
Christopher Frisina
Aaron Hendricson
Nathan Lee
Daniella Main
Kara Osterman
Priscilla Pecina
Jared Slade
Brad Smyer

Los Angeles

Jeff Carlin
Sue Chang
Kim Chemerinsky
Gillian Clow
Ashley De Vance
Jonathan Forgang
Maya Grasse
Kathleen Hill
Kelly Hons
Lisa LeValley
Adriene Lynch
Jessica Sharron

New York

Robin Boucard
Elizabeth Buckel
Robyn Downing
Jenna Jones
Kristen Kuan
Lisa Lanham
Steve Penaro
Leslie Salcedo
Darlena Subashi
David Venderbush
Christina Wright

Raleigh

Kyisha Dixon
Ryan Ethridge
Kelsey Kingsbery
Matt McGuire
Michelle Prendergast
Claudine Woods

San Francisco

Yesenia Galiano-Franco 
Rachel Naor
Tom Evans - CHAIR
Lane Zuraw

Silicon Valley

Alicia Lewis
Claudia Rosas
Katharine Rubschlager 

Washington, D.C.

Morey Barnes-Yost - VICE CHAIR
Brendan Carroll - VICE CHAIR
Debolina Das
Stephanie Denney
Tina Flowers
Elizabeth Germain
Emily Grand
Karen Hinson
Dan Jarcho
Stefanie Kavanagh
Jon Knight
Rafael Lopez
Bhanu Mathur
Michael Park
Lucas Queiroz Pires
Bianca Prince
BJ Shannon
John Snyder
Michael Ward

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