Pro Bono

The Pro Bono Committee consists of 102 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 
Kathy Huang Los Angeles Committee Chair  
Ryan Ethridge  Raleigh Committee Chair 
Tom Evans  San Francisco 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
Sean Bedford
Aaron Block
Liz Brown
Clark Calhoun
Ian Calhoun
David Carpenter
Matt Dowell
Tim Fitzmaurice
Ronnie Gosselin
Matthew Howell
Katya Tharpe Keremidchieva
MJ Kim
Jahnisa Tate Loadholt
Catherine Payne
Cara Peterman
Alexandra Rajic
Margaret Scott
Jeremy Silverman
Andy Tuck
Lina Watson
Johntavis Williams

Charlotte

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

Dallas

Heather Barger
Stacie Cargill
Deb Carlton
Brady Cox
Courtney Dyar
Cheri Elmore
Aaron Hendricson
Kristen Juarez
Daniella Main
Kara Osterman
Jared Slade
Brad Smyer

Los Angeles

Jeff Carlin
Kim Chemerinsky
Gillian Clow
Jonathan Forgang
Maya Grasse
Kathleen Hill
Kelly Hons
Nate Johnson
Lisa LeValley
Adriene Lynch
Clynton Namuo
Scott Sasser
Jessica Sharron
Ann Taylor

New York

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

Raleigh

Kyisha Dixon
Ryan Ethridge
Kelsey Kingsbery
Matt McGuire
Steve Schilling
Claudine Woods

San Francisco

Rachel Naor
Tom Evans - CHAIR

Silicon Valley

Alicia Lewis
Claudia Rosas
Brenda Yamasaki

Washington, D.C.

Morey Barnes-Yost - VICE CHAIR
Brendan Carroll - VICE CHAIR
Debolina Das
Stephanie Denney
Tina Flowers
Elizabeth Germain
Karen Hinson
Stefanie Kavanagh
Rafael Lopez
Bhanu Mathur
David McGee
Michael Park
Lucas Queiroz Pires
Bianca Prince
John Snyder
Michael Ward
Kaeline Wietelman

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