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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 $177,000 as of July 23, 2014. Thank you for supporting your BFF!





Diamond ($10,000 & Up)

James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A.

In Honor of Pender R. McElroy


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


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

Hunton & Williams

Johnston, Allison & Hord, P.A.

King & Spalding LLP

Lincoln Derr PLLC

Poyner Spruill LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP


Silver ($2,500 - $4,999)

Charlotte School of Law

Tin Fulton Walker & Owen, PLLC

Van Kampen Law PC

Winston & Strawn LLP


Bronze (Up to $2,499)

Association of Corporate Counsel—Charlotte Chapter

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Caudle & Spears, P.A.

Gach & Nolen, PLLC

K & L Gates

Mayer Brown LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC

The Odom Firm, PLLC

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Wells Fargo Legal Department

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP




Patron ($2,500 & Up)

Dianne Chipps Bailey

Michael A. DeMayo

Pender R. McElroy

David A. Shuford

Richard M. Thigpen


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

Hom. Paige B. McThenia & T. Jonathan Adams

E. Osborne Ayscue Jr.

Mark R. Bernstein

Peter C. Buck

Sarah Donhoney Byrne

T. Hal Clarke Jr.

John H. Cobb

Robert C. Dortch, Jr.

Kodwo P. ghartey-Tagoe

Peter S. Gilchrist II

Robert E. Harrington

Gary S. Hemric

Rebecca S. Henderson

Sara & Thomas Holderness

Katherine S. Holliday

H. Bryan Ives III

Douglas M. Jarrell

Charles E. Johnson

David H. Jones

Beverly & John Lassiter

Haynes P. Lea

Robert S. Lilien

DeWitt F. McCarley

Richard M. McDermott

Mark W. Merritt

Charles H. Rabon Jr.

Claire J. Rauscher

Nancy M. Roberson

In Honor of Tricia Morvan Derr & Dianne Chipps Bailey

Russell M. Robinson II

Raleigh A. Shoemaker

Jen & Bob Simmons

L.D. Simmons II

Caroline & Robert Sink

William W. Tooles

John R. Wester

David B. Whelpley Jr.

Supporter ($300 - $999)

Marvin A. Bethune
Richard A. Bigger

Sandy & Bobby Bowers

Robert G. Brinkley

Jefferson W. Brown

Jonathan E. Buchan

Eric L. Burk

Stokely G. Caldwell Jr.

Kimberlye Fayssoux Cornelson

G. Lee Cory Jr.

Nancy & Peter Covington

Heather & Chris Culp

Hon. Karen Eady-Williams

Douglas W. Ey Jr.

Walter D. Fisher Jr.

Debra L. Foster

Robert W. Fuller III

Ronald L. Gibson

W. Lewis Glenn III

Joseph W. Grier III

Julie Z. & Eugene S. Griggs

Henry A. Harkey

Edward F. Hennessey IV

Cory Hohnbaum

Robert C. Hord Jr.

Steve C. Horowitz

Stephen R. Hunting

C. Renee Jarrett

Lori R. Keeton

David Meade Kern

Mark W. Kinghorn

S. Luke Largess

Tanisha J. Locke

Edwin F. Lucas III

Neill G. McBryde

Kent J. McCready

Hon. Rickye McKoy-Mitchell

William H. McMullen Jr.

Kiran H. Mehta

Daniel A. Merlin

Spencer B. Merriweather III

Leslie H. Miller

Thomas L. Mitchell

Alice K. Moore

Carter & Raj Natarajan

John H. Northey III

Sean F. Perrin

Randel E. Phillips

Patrick Ridinger

Andrew J. Schwaba

Jane Whitt Sellers

Timika Shafeek-Horton

Paul A. Steffens

Brent A. Torstrick

Hon. Louis A. Trosch Jr.

Christine & Christopher Tucci

Clarence W. “Ace” Walker

Henry B. Ward III

F. Lane Williamson


Contributor (Up to $299)

Thomas H. Ainsworth III

Michael O. Andersen

Allain C. Andry IV

David L. Batty

Lyn M. Batty

Aretha V. Blake

Everett J. Bowman

Martin L. Brackett Jr.

John H. Carmichael

Diana G. Carter

Elisa Chinn-Gary

Matthew S. Churchill

Dumont Clarke IV

M. Cabell Clay

Sen. Daniel G. Clodfelter

Edward G. Connette

Marion A. Cowell

Anne L. Crotty

John R. Cunningham III

George S. Daly Jr.

William D. Dannelly

Cary B. Davis

Hon. Albert Diaz

Ralph H. Dougherty

Catherine El-Khouri

Landon S. Eustache

Ray S. Farris

Faith A. Fickling

In Honor of Rona Karacaova

Theodore O. Fillette

Mary R. Florence

Stephanie Greer Fulcher

Holly McMillan Gambill

Jonathan Goldberg

James E. Gronquist

Hon. Ty M. Hands

Vida C. Harvey

John M. Herring

Tracy H. Hewett

Heather R. Hobgood

Dorothy D. Hodges

Pearlynn G. Houck

Jennifer Hutchens

Lina E. James

Christine & Hon. William Jones

Jonathan C. Krisko

Bradley R. Kutrow

Tammie & Lou Lesesne

Georgia Jacquez Lewis

Hon. Hugh B. Lewis

Lauren V. Lewis

Becky & Erik Lindahl

Christopher W. Loeb

Brandon M. Lofton

Maria G. B. Long

Susan & Kevin McCarter

Molly L. McIntosh

A. Ward McKeithen

Mecklenburg County Bar

In Memory of Mercer J. Blankenship Jr., Deborah C. Chapman, A. Myles Haynes Jr., James E. Johnson Jr., Frank J. Murphy Jr., John G. Newitt Jr., Lewis H. Parham Jr., Marnite Shuford, Henry L. Sloan III, Daniel L. Taylor & Thomas D. Windsor

Roy H. Michaux Jr.

In Memory of Robert E. Perry Jr.

Hon. Regan A. Miller

Luther Moore

Robert B. Newkirk III

Todd Nuccio

Dennis O’Dea

Cecilia Oseguera

Sally Higgins & Ray Owens

John J. Parker III

Kate Elizabeth Payerle

Henry H. Ralston

Jane S. Ratteree

Thomas D. Rivers

Hope A. Root

Heidi E. Royal

Patrick D. Sarsfield II

David M. Schilli

Pamela K. Silverman

Russell F. Sizemore

Amanda S. Smiley

Laura & Keith Smith

R. Jeremy Sugg

John L. Sullivan Jr.

Erin K. Taylor

Peggy & Charles Thies

Kelly S. Thomas

Anne M. Tompkins

Hon. Elizabeth T. Trosch

Chris van Heerden

Richard A. Vinroot

Jerry H. Walters Jr.

Kristi K. Walters

Clark C. Walton

J. Melissa Woods

Julian H. Wright Jr.


The BFF Honor Roll
The BFF Honor Roll recognizes those firms and organizations that have 100% attorney participation in donating to the Bar Foundation Fund.


Special Thanks to:

Mecklenburg Bar Foundation Board of Directors

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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