ILAO Events

ILAO Events

7th Annual Benefit

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THURSDAY - MAY 11, 2017
5:30pm - 8:30pm
SPiN Chicago - 344 N State Street
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Illinois Legal Aid Online is putting A NEW SPiN ON JUSTICE for its 7th annual fundraising benefit. This signature event brings together 400 leaders from Illinois' premier law firms and companies to celebrate and raise funds to support ILAO's work to use technology to lower barriers to the law for people who can't afford a lawyer.

This year ILAO honors Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan with the Early Adopter Award for the many 'firsts' she has achieved, including her groundbreaking work to hold financial institutions accountable, protect consumers and homeowners, and advocate for legal services.

We will serve up lively networking, inspiring stories, great food, and a rousing match of ping pong for those inclined to break out their paddles. Come join the fun! Get your tickets now!


Meredith Ritchie, Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer, Alliant Credit Union


Tim Abrahams, PwC
Aurora Austraico, Valentine Austraico & Bueschel, P.C.
Janice Block, KAPLAN INC.
Tasha Brown, DLA Piper LLP
Yeny Ciborowski, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Daniel Cotter, Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP
Talita Erickson, Barilla America, Inc.
Heather Fine, Major, Lindsey & Africa
Irene Fiorentinos, Jones Day
Dennis Garcia, Microsoft Corporation
Bethany Harris, Mossing & Navarre, LLC
Corinne Heggie, Scharf Banks Marmor LLC
Shawn Kasserman, Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC
Greg Leighton, Neal. Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Oksanna Malan. Quadrant Law Group
Margaret Manetti, Codilis & Associates
Renee McMahon, Charles River Associates
Kim Metrick, Walgreen Co.
Katherine Minarik, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
Sandy Morris, Chico & Nunes, P.C.
Cynde Munzer, Aronberg Goldgehn Davis & Garmisa
Marcia Owens, Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP
Jennifer Rosato Perea, DePaul University College of Law
Margo Wolf O'Donnell, Vedder Price, P.C,
Marie Sarantakis, The Law Offices of Umberto S. Davi, PC
Michael Scotti III, Roetzel & Andress LPA
Lori Stanovich, Deloitte
Julie Workman, Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle, LLC
Jeanne Wrenn, National Safety Council

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OUR SPONSORS (as of May 8, 2017)





Alliant Credit Union Foundation
Exelon Corporation
Harris Winick Harris LLP
Jones Day
Much Shelist, P.C.
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Rooney Rippie & Ratnaswamy LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Strategic Leasing Law Group, LLP
Jon Wasserman

Trend Setter

Baker McKenzie
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP
Chapman and Cutler LLP
Charles River Associates
The Coalition of Women's Initiatives in Law
Cornerstone Research
CS Disco
Gould & Ratner LLP
Jenner & Block
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Meltzer, Purtill & Stelle, LLC
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Microsoft Corporation
Morgan Lewis & Bockius
Roetzel & Andress LPA
The Seeman Family
Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC
Vedder Price
Winston & Strawn LLP
Xact Data Discovery

We are delighted to have the support of all of Illinois' law schools:

DePaul University College of Law
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
The John Marshall Law School
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Northern Illinois University College of Law
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Southern Illinois University School of Law
The University of Chicago Law School
University of Illinois College of Law