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More than 1,000 people joined NIJC for the 19th Annual Human Rights Awards on June 19, 2018, raising a collective $1.2 million to fund legal services for immigrant families and asylum seekers during this critical moment! Below is a recap of the event via photos, videos, and comments that guests shared on social media.

 

2018 Awardees:

The Jeanne M. and Joseph P. Sullivan Award & Keynote: Dolores Huerta

Human Rights Practitioner Award: Jones Day

Human Rights Corporate Award: Microsoft Corporation

Rising Star Awards:
      Neil Conrad, Sidley Austin
      Sarah Gallo, Jones Day
      Jennifer Hou Hirst, Latham & Watkins
      Carol Hynes Jones
      David Pi, Schiff Hardin LLP
      Geoffrey M. Pipoly, Mayer Brown LLP
      Kristopher Ritter, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
      Mikaela Shaw, Morgan Lewis
      Mark Shope, Faegre Baker Daniels (Indiana)
      Miranda Wargo, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
      Dilan Weeratunga, Jones Day


2018 Sponsors:

Premier

Logos of sponsors: Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &  Flom LLP

Diamond

Logos for Diamond sponsors: Baker & McKenzie LLP; Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP; Reed Smith LLP; Sidley Austin LLP; Winston & Strawn LLP

Platinum

Platinum sponsor logos

Gold

Aon Corporation
Ariel Investments LLC
Astellas US LLC
Buckley Sandler
Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP
CME Group
CNA
Crowell & Moring, LLP
Exelon Corporation
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP
GCM Grosvenor
Grant Thornton LLC
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Latham & Watkins LLP
Littler Mendelson P.C.
Locke Lord LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
McDonald’s Corporation
PwC

Silver

AlixPartners LLC
Ankura
Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg
LLP
BMO Harris
Chapman and Cutler LLP
ComEd
Consilio
Cozen O’Connor
DLA Piper US LLP
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Dykema Gossett PLLC
Eimer Stahl LLP
Epiq
Susan Fortino-Brown
Goldberg Kohn
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Holland & Knight LLP
Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.
Huron Consulting
Jaszczuk P.C.
McGuireWoods LLP
Microsoft
Molex, LLC
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Navigant
NiSource
Norton Rose Fulbright
Paul Hastings LLP
Polsinelli PC
Protiviti
Ropes & Gray LLP
John Rowe
RSM US LLP
In Honor of Mary C. Russo
Schiff Hardin LLP
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Jeanne M. Sullivan
Transperfect Legal Solutions
Walgreen Co.
Willis Towers Watson