Our Community of Supporters

Ascend Justice is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and we receive support from a variety of sources, including government, private and public foundations, corporations, and individuals. Our clients receive all of our services for free and we are grateful for our generous supporters who help us provide legal advocacy to transform lives.

The following supporter lists reflect those who we received support from in Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)

Pro Bono Supporters

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Akerman LLP
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Chrystal Knight Law
  • Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Goldberg Kohn
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Jones Day
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Law Office of Erika J. Raskopf
  • Law Offices of Gretchen Schrader
  • Mayer Brown
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McGuireWoods
  • Murray Law Group, PC
  • Pro Bono Network
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Zubler Lawler

Grantors

  • American Bar Endowment
  • Anonymous
  • Central Indiana Community Foundation
  • Chicago Bar Foundation
  • Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center
  • City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
  • Crown Family Philanthropies
  • Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women
  • Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County
  • Illinois Access to Justice: The Resurrection Project
  • Illinois Bar Foundation
  • Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
  • Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Illinois Equal Justice Foundation
  • The Lake County Community Foundation
  • Lawyer’s Trust Fund of Illinois
  • The Albert & Anne Mansfield Foundation
  • James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation
  • Michael Reese
  • The Steve Mihaylo and Lois Mihaylo Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation
  • The John & Kathleen Schreiber Foundation
  • State of Illinois Office of the Attorney General
  • The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence

2023 Celebration of Courage Sponsors

  • ADR
  • Anonymous
  • Antares Capital LP
  • Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Blank Rome
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Cogan & Power, P.C.
  • Davis Friedman
  • Dentons US LLP
  • DLA Piper
  • Dolan Law, PC
  • Dussias Wittenberg Kornigsberger LLP
  • Faegre Drinker
  • Goldberg Kohn
  • GoodSmith, Gregg & Unruh LLP
  • Hammer, Serna & Quinn
  • JAMS
  • Jennifer Zobair and Chuck Smith
  • Jones Day
  • Jordan McCarthy
  • Judge Grace Dickler
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • King & Spalding
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Lauren Reeves
  • Law Office of Erin Wilson
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • McGuireWoods
  • Midland Trust Company
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Northshore Health
  • Paige and Peter Tinkham
  • Reed Smith
  • RSM US LLP
  • Secretariat
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Sidley Austin
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Teresa Zagar
  • Transwestern
  • Urbanski Reporting Company
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Wintrust

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