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Honoring Women Veterans 

Leading from the Front


A Reception to Benefit the
National Veterans Legal Services Program



November 8, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 PM


Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC


On November 8, 2018, NVLSP will host its tenth annual Benefit Reception at The Mayflower Hotel in downtown Washington, DC. The annual Benefit is pivotal in raising the resources that enable the NVLSP team of experts to address the changing needs of our veterans and service members. The Reception also gives us an opportunity to honor those who have made enormous contributions to improving the lives of our veterans and their families. 


NVLSP will be presenting the following awards:

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Ronald B. Abrams, NVLSP Joint Executive Director (Ret.)

Pro Bono Partner of the Year Award:

Covington & Burling LLP

Outstanding Public Service Award:

Lieutenant General Flora D. Darpino, USA (Ret.), 39th Judge Advocate General of the United States Army

Lawyers Serving Warriors® Excellence Award:

Emily M. Wexler, Pro Bono Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP

Corporate Leadership Award:

Northrop Grumman Corporation




Special thanks to our 2018 Leadership Committee:

Jamie Gorelick, WilmerHale, Chair

Carla Christofferson, AECOM Corporation

Nathalie Gilfoyle, NVLSP Board

Doris Johnson Hines, NVLSP Board, Finnegan

Maryanne Lavan, Lockheed Martin

Monica Medina, Our Daily Planet  

Judith A. Miller  

Jennifer O’Connor, Northrop Grumman

Kevin O’Connor, Point72

Sara Peterson, Bechtel

Rebecca Ransom, Raytheon


Sponsorships are available from $50,000 to $2,500, featuring attractive recognition opportunities at every level.  The list of sponsorship opportunities can be found here.

If you cannot attend the event but would like to support NVLSP by making a contribution, click here to make a donation.

For questions regarding sponsorship or ticket purchases please contact: katherinem@nvlsp.org or call (202) 621-5713.



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