WASHINGTON, D.C.—Womble Bond Dickinson was a Platinum Sponsor at the 22nd Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner held in Washington, DC. DC litigators Lela Ames, Debbie Israel, Louis Rouleau, and Jeff Tarkenton represented the firm and hosted a lively table with firm clients and C-suite guests from Exelon, Rosetta Stone, and the National Association of Manufacturers.

The HRC National Dinner attracted over 3,600 guests to celebrate advancements and commit to the fight for LGBT equality. The evening was jam-packed with a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions, an elegant dinner, live entertainment, and thought-provoking speakers and guests, including former US Vice President Joe Biden, former US Attorney General Eric Holder, and Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway. The inspirational evening concluded with dancing at the HRC after-party.

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

Womble Bond Dickinson has earned a perfect score of 100 on the HRC’s Corporate Equality Index each of the past four years and is designated as a “Best Place to Work” for LGBT equality by the HRC.

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2018 HRC Gala

2018 HRC Gala