UDC Law 2017 Annual Gala June 1 2017

The Gala is sold out. If you are interested in attending, please email Mizue Suito at mizue.suito@udc.edu to be added to the waiting list.

We are pleased to host our first-ever Gala on Thursday, June 1st to showcase our school – DC’s only public law school – and its impact on the community.  We will also celebrate two outstanding attorneys who embody the school’s missions of public interest and diversity.

The Gala is a fundraiser for the school’s Summer Public Interest Fellowship Program and Scholarship Funds.

Please join Mayor Bowser and others on the Honorary Committee, the distinguished members of the Steering Committee, our alumni, faculty, students and many supporters at the Gala on June 1st.  The evening will start with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by the program and dinner at 7:00 p.m., at the UDC Student Center.


Leslie T. Thornton

Leslie T. Thornton
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary
WGL Holdings Inc. and Washington Gas

(See the honoree bio here)


Eric H. Holder

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr.
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
and former Attorney General of the United States


William C. Pryor

The Honorable William C. Pryor
Senior Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Distinguished Professor of Law, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law

(See the honoree bio here)


Shelley Broderick

Shelley Broderick
Dean, University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law

James King

James King (’12)
Staff Attorney, The Public Defender Service
for the District of Columbia



For more information about the Gala, please contact Mizue Suito, Director of Development, at 202-274-6824 or mizue.suito@udc.edu.


UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 274-7400
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