The anniversary gala will be the culminating celebration of the year-long commemoration of the 140th Anniversary of the founding of Howard University School of Law. Hosted by Dean Kurt L. Schmoke and invited prominent Chairpersons, the evening will bring together over 1000 alumni, friends, organizations, corporations and law firms from across the country for an evening of dinner and dancing to mark a new chapter in the history of Howard Law. The atmosphere of elegance combined with the joviality of the evening, will make the 140th Anniversary Gala a must-attend event.

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Honorary Gala Chair
Laurence Fishburne

Honorary Gala Co-Chairs
The Honorable Roland W. Burris, Sr.
The Honorable Drew S. Days, III
Julian R. Dugas, Esq.
The Honorable Frankie M. Freeman
The Honorable Damon J. Keith
The Honorable Isiah Leggett
Charisse R. Lillie, Esq.
Mrs. Thurgood Marshall
The Honorable Gregory W. Meeks
Oliver Morse, Professor Emeritus
Jeanus B. Parks, Jr., Professor Emeritus
The Honorable Sharon Pratt
The Honorable John H. Ruffin, Jr.
Richard P. Thornell, Professor Emeritus
The Honorable L. Douglas Wilder

Gala Co-Chairs
The Honorable James Dyke, Jr.
Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
Singleton McAllister-McHenry, Esq.
Stacey J. Mobley, Esq.

Anniversary Host Committee
Gina Ferguson Adams
A. Scott Bolden, Esq.
Harley Business Group, LLC
Xerox Corporaton

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Platinum Sponsors
Gina Adam Ferguson | The Hartford Financial Services Group |
United Technologies Corporation

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Harley Business Group, LLC | Xerox Corporation | DuPont | GEICO | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | Dickstein Shapiro LLP | LeClairRyan | CTIA-The Wireless Association | DLA Piper LLP (US) | HSBC Bank | Morrison & Foerster LLP | Sughrue Mion, PLLC | WilmerHale LLP | Akin Gump LLP, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. | Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gibson | Dunn & Crutcher LLP | Jug O' Nut | PEPCO | Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP | Van Ness Feldman, P.C. | Reed Smith LLP
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ldf NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
sidney Sidley Austin LLP
cromwell Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  50th Reunion Class of 1959


Saturday, October 24, 2009
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW Washington DC
6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
7:30 pm Dining and Dancing
Black Tie Attire

pdf 140th Gala Invitation


$250 Individual
$150 Young Alumni
Purchase Tables or Tickets

(offer expires October 1st)

Dates Available: October 22 - 25, 2009

Renaissance Washington DC Hotel
999 Ninth Street NW, WDC 20001

Room Rate: $149.00 per night plus 14.5% tax
By phone: 1-800-468-3571 Code: HUN
Group Code: HUNHUNA

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street NW, WDC 20005
Room Rate: $149.00 per night plus 14.5% tax

By Phone: 1-800-228-9290
Group Code: howhowa

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, WDC 20036

Room Rate: $169.00 per night plus 14.5% tax

Group code: HOWHOWA

Phone: 202-776-9251 or 1-800-468-3571
(ask for the Howard University School of Law room block)