CCPBI Sponsorship Information

Gala Provides Support for Pro Bono Projects Across Tennessee

The 2014 Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala returns to Nashville this year after seven highly successful years, where more than $350,000 has been raised through sponsorships. The upcoming gala will be held Saturday, March 1.


Find out how to become a Gala sponsor or volunteer to work on the Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative. Contact TBA Access to Justice Coordinator Liz Todaro.


This year, you can join the corporations and law firms from across the state and the nation who stepped forward to support this initiative. Money raised through the events has been used for a series of outreach events held around the state, from Kingsport to Memphis. These events provided networking opportunities and offered in-house and law firm corporate counsel information about how they could become involved in pro bono work locally.

The money raised has also already funded corporate counsel pro bono project grants across the state. The projects offer in-house and corporate lawyers specific pro bono opportunities tailored to their situations, skills and interests and facilitate partnerships among corporate legal departments, law firms, access to justice and other community service organizations to help meet local legal service gaps.

Sponsorship levels

$10,000 Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Executive Committee

Sponsorship at this level will entitle the corporation or law firm to superior recognition in the Tennessee Bar Journal, the program, event signs, and promotional materials as members of the Initiative Executive Committee as well as two tables of ten (10) at the dinner.

$5,000 Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Board of Directors

Sponsorship at this level will entitle the corporation or law firm to special recognition in the Tennessee Bar Journal, the program, event signs, and promotional materials as members of the Initiative Board of Directors as well as a table for ten (10) at the dinner.

$3,000  Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Shareholders

Sponsorship at this level will entitle the corporation or law firm to recognition in the Tennessee Bar Journal, the program, event signs and promotional materials as Initiative Shareholders as well as a table for ten (10) at the dinner.

Individual Tickets — $200

A Table for 10 without Sponsorship — $2,000


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Supporters during first 7 years


• Adams and Reese
• Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
• Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC*
• Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee**
• Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry PLC
• Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada
• Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation**
• Counsel On Call Inc.*
• Dell Inc.
• Eastman Chemical Company
• FedEx Corporation
• HCA
• Hilton Hotels Corporation
• International Paper**
• Mediation Group of Tennessee<
• Miller & Martin PLLC
• State Volunteer Mutual Insurance Company
• Stites & Harbison PLLC
• Vanderbilt University, Office of General Counsel
• Vanguard Health Systems
• Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis LLP
• Wyatt, Tarrant, & Combs LLP

Other supporters:

• Frank Drowata
• Lynn Egan<
• Sue Palmer
• Carl Pierce
• Ann Pruitt
• Marietta Shipley
• Davis Turner
• Vanderbilt University


* Indicates the organization has been a $5,000 sponsor for at least one year
** Indicates the organization has been a $5,000 sponsor for more than one year