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2014 Bar Foundation Fund Campaign

The Mecklenburg Bar Foundation is pleased to announce that collectively the following firms, legal departments, corporations and individuals have pledged and/or contributed more than $36,000 as of April 23, 2014. Thank you for supporting your BFF!





Platinum ($7,500 - $9,999)


Gold ($5,000 - $7,499)


Silver ($2,500 - $4,999)
Charlotte School of Law

Winston & Strawn LLP


Bronze (Up to $2,499)

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A.

Johnston, Allison & Hord, P.A.

K & L Gates

McGuireWoods LLP

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC

The Odom Firm, PLLC

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Tin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC

Wells Fargo Legal Department

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP




Patron ($2,500 & Up)


Benefactor ($1,000 - $2,499)

Hon. Paige B. McThenia & T. Jonathan Adams

E. Osborne Ayscue Jr.

Dianne Chipps Bailey

Mark R. Bernstein

Sarah Dohoney Byrne

Peter S. Gilchrist II

Rebecca S. Henderson

Katherine S. Holliday

David H. Jones

Haynes P. Lea

Nancy M. Roberson

In Honor of Tricia Morvan Derr & Dianne Chipps Bailey

Raleigh A. Shoemaker

Richard M. Thigpen


Supporter ($300 - $999)

Richard A. Bigger

Robert G. Brinkley
Kimberlye Fayssoux Cornelson

Nancy & Peter Covington

C. Renee Jarrett

Charles E. Johnson

David Meade Kern

Mark W. Kinghorn

Pender R. McElroy

William H. McMullen Jr.

Daniel A. Merlin

John H. Northey III

Christine & Christopher Tucci


Contributor (Up to $299)

Thomas H. Ainsworth III

Diana G. Carter

Elisa Chinn-Gary

Dumont Clarke IV

Sen. Daniel G. Clodfelter

Edward G. Connette

Marion A. Cowell

Anne L. Crotty

John R. Cunningham III

George S. Daly Jr.

William D. Dannelly

Hon. Albert Diaz

Catherine El-Khouri

Ray S. Farris

Theodore O. Fillette

Mary R. Florence

Holly McMillan Gambill

James E. Gronquist

Hon. Ty M. Hands

Robert E. Harrington

Dorothy D. Hodges

Pearlynn G. Houck

Christine & Hon. William Jones

Jonathan C. Krisko

Bradley R. Kutrow

Tammie & Lou Lesesne

Georgia Jacquez Lewis

Hon. Hugh B. Lewis

Becky & Erik Lindahl

Maria G. B. Long

Susan & Kevin McCarter

Hon. Rickye McKoy-Mitchell

Mecklenburg County Bar

In Memory of James E. Johnson Jr., Frank J. Murphy Jr., Lewis H. Parham Jr. & Daniel L. Taylor

Hon. Regan A. Miller

Todd Nuccio

Dennis O’Dea

Cecilia Oseguera

Sally Higgins & Ray Owens

John J. Parker III

Randel E. Phillips

Jane S. Ratteree

Claire J. Rauscher

Patrick D. Sarsfield II

Robert C. Sink

Russell F. Sizemore

John L. Sullivan Jr.

Erin K. Taylor

Peggy & Charles Thies

Anne M. Tompkins

Hon. Elizabeth T. Trosch

Hon. Louis A. Trosch Jr.

John R. Wester


Do you want your firm to receive special recognition on the BFF Honor Roll?
Contact Development Committee Chair David H. Jones at or Director of Foundation Development Leah Reed Campbell at or 704/375-8624 for more information.

See a list of 2013 Bar Foundation Fund Donors



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