Mecklenburg Bar Foundation 
2020-21 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 $110,000 as of June 11, 2021, through the COVID Relief Fund, the annual Law & Society Event, the 2021 McMillan Fellowship Fund Event and the Brick Campaign. These generous donors believe that the legal community has the power to better our community as a whole by giving back. Don’t miss your chance to join your friends and colleagues in supporting the 2020-21 Bar Foundation Fund. You can make your pledge by donating online at or by emailing MBF Executive Director Leah Campbell at Thank you for supporting your BFF!

Firm/Business Sponsors
Gold ($5,000 - $7,499)
Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Silver ($2,500 - $4,999)
Bank of America*
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP*
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP*
DeMayo Law Offices, L.L.P.*
Fox Rothschild LLP
K&L Gates*
McGuireWoods, LLP*
Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.*

Bronze (Up to $2,499)
Baucom, Claytor, Benton, Morgan & Wood P.A.
Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A.
Cordes law, PLLC
DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A.
Elam & Elam, PLLC*
Essex Richards P.A.*
Foundation For The Carolinas
Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC 
The Henderson Law Firm, PLLC
Harman Law, PLLC
Higgins & Owens, PLLC*

James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A.*
Jameson P. Wells, P.A.
The Law Office of Paul H. Bass, PLLC
Littler Mendelson, P.C.*
McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC
Miller Walker & Austin
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC*
Novant Health
The Odom Firm, PLLC*
Reeves Law Firm, PLLC
In Honor of Ruby Clayton

ROAD to RESOLUTION - Divorce Mediation & Collaborative Family Law
Rudolf Widenhouse
Tin, Fulton, Walker & Owen, PLLC*
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP*
Wade Barber, PLLC
Weaver & Budd Law, PLLC
Woodward & Woodward, PLLC

Patron ($2,500 and up)
Michael A. DeMayo*
Mecklenburg County Bar – Civil Litigation Section
Mecklenburg County Bar – Real Property Section
A. Carter Arey & Raj Natarajan  

Benefactor ($1,000 - $2,499)
Leah Reed Campbell
In memory of Judge Hugh B. Campbell, Jr.
James Raymond Cass*
Cary B. Davis*
M. Heath Gilbert, Jr.*
Hon. Carl Horn, III*
Lori R. Keeton*
Mark W. Kinghorn
Christopher C. Lam*
Richard M. McDermott*
Mecklenburg County Bar – Corporate Counsel Section
Mecklenburg County Bar – Labor & Employment Section
P. Barrett Morris*

Supporter ($300 - $999)
Hon. John S. Arrowood
Blas P. Arroyo*
Austin A. Backus
Hon. William I. Belk*
L. Cameron Caudle, Jr.
M. Cabell Clay
Michael S. Connor*
Marion A. Cowell, Jr.*
Heather & Christopher Culp*
Fred W. DeVore, III*
Ana De La Rosa
Deborah L. Dilman*
Adam K. Doerr
Catherine M. El-Khouri
Michele S. & Walter D. Fisher, Jr.
Lisa C. Flowers
Mel J. Garofalo*
Joseph W. Grier III*
Michael C. Harman*
Hon. Jane V. Harper*
In memory of Billie R. Ellerbe and Nelson M. Casstevens, Jr.
James H. Henderson
William Robinson Heroy*
Steve C. Horowitz*
David Meade Kern*
William B. Kirk*
S. Luke Largess*
In Honor of Bill Elam
Wood W. Lay
Richard & Saundra Magee
Michael L. Martinez
Hon. Rickye McKoy-Mitchell*
Mecklenburg County Bar*
In memory of: Robert N. Burris, Boyd C. Campbell, Jr., William R. Cooper,
Martha H. Curran, Garth K. Dunklin, Neal G. Helms, James C. Hord,
Phillip F. Howerton, Jr.,
Howard L. Kushner, John E. McDonald, Jr.,
James Henry Morton, Lee West Movius, Jamie T. Nichols,
Manley Clark Parker, James Douglas Patterson, Rodney L. Purser, Scott T. Pollard,
Channing O. Richards, Barry M. Storick, Sr., 
Henry W. Underhill & Lillian G. Wilson

Mecklenburg County Bar - Family Law Section
In memory of Billie Ellerbe
Kiran H. Mehta*
Luther T. Moore
Maria D. Ortiz*
Thomas Edward Powers, III
Henry H. Ralston
D. Blaine Sanders
David M. Schilli*
Lawrence J. Shaheen, Jr.
Brent A. Torstrick*
Hon. Louis A. Trosch, Jr.*
A. Cotten Wright*

Contributor (Up to $299)
Alice Pinckney Adams*
Keith F. Atkinson
Hon. Christopher E. Bazzle*
Thelma S. Brooks
Tonja D. Brooks*
William F. Burns, Jr.
Mark T. Calloway*
In honor of William K. Diehl
Mary V. Carrigan
John T. Daniel
Stephanie Camp Daniel
John Parke Davis
Michel C. Daisley
Matthew Stephen DeAntonio*
Hon. Albert Diaz*
Miriam Ann Dixon
Hon. Karen Eady-Williams
William Moore Eckerman*
Christopher C. Fialko
John W. Fletcher III
Gonzalo E. Frias
Marc S. Gentile*
Ana S. Gorman
Sarah Fulton Hutchins*
David H. Jones*
G. Miller Jordan
Gabrielle G. Kelly
Bo Gerald King

Stacie Corbett Knight
Matthew W. Krueger-Andes*
Louis L. Lesesne*
Alyssa M. Levine*
Lauren & Phillip Lewis*
Erik A. Lindahl*
C. Renee Little*
Maria G. B. Long
Hon. April Hinson Mack
Jared Paul Martin
Anthony Martinez
Hon. J. Rex Marvel
A. Ward McKeithen
Hon. Reggie E. McKnight
Thomas Richmond McPherson, III
Mecklenburg County Bar – Tax Law Section
Spencer B. Merriweather, III*
George Miller
Amanda A. Mingo*
Caroline T. Mitchell
Robynn Elizabeth Moraites
Peter F. Morgan
Hon. Nancy Black Norelli
Preston O. Odom III*
In honor of William K. Diehl, Jr.
Cecilia Oseguera
Jennifer M. Patterson*
Hugo A. Pearce III
Sonya Pfeiffer*
Randel E. Phillips*
Lani Rae Quarmby

R. W. McCord Rayburn
Claire J. Rauscher*
Brent A. Rosser
Charles McB. "Mac" Sasser
Shannon R. Reid
R. Lee Robertson, Jr.*
Megan Johnson Scholz*
Kenneth L. Schorr
Mandy Elizabeth Schuller
Raleigh A. Shoemaker
Jocelyn Davis Singletary
Geraldine Sumter
Jacob H. Sussman
Robert Tan
Erin K. Taylor*
Courtney N. & Nate P. Viebrock
Richard A. Vinroot*
Janet Wade & H. Landis Wade Jr.
In Memory of Hamlin Landis “Ham” Wade
Julia K. Wade
In Memory of Hamlin Landis “Ham” Wade
Richard W. Wilson*


*Indicates donors who have supported the BFF for three consecutive years or more

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

Special Thanks to:
Mecklenburg Bar Foundation Board of Directors
Mecklenburg Bar Foundation Executive Committee


Click Here to See the List of 2019-20 Bar Foundation Fund Donors