Welcome to LCA's Annual Benefit Page!

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Our Video in Lieu of Benefit is now up and running!

On a sad note, during the editing of our Video, we learned of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, mother of one of our honorees, James Ginsburg. Please click here for our tribute to Justice Ginsburg.


Jim Ginsburg
Founder, Cedille Records

Distinguished Service
to the Arts Award

Mary Lane
Chicago Blues Legend

Distinguished Service
to the Arts Award

Ruth Kaufman
LCA Board Member

Thomas R. Leavens Award

Support LCA

Sponsorships and donations from law firms, corporations and individuals are the primary source of funding for LCA. All proceeds will support our legal services to over 2,000 individuals and arts organizations, in addition to our educational programs and outreach to the arts community.

Please contact Jan Feldman at (312) 837-3518 with any questions.


$10,000 - $19,999

$5,000 - $9,999

$3,500 - $4,999

$1,750 - 3,499


Thanks to Our Current Contributors*

Lead Sponsors

Joan and Robert A. Clifford
Cooney & Conway


Sidley Austin LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Innis Law Group LLC
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP (In-Kind)
David Callahan
Family of Bill and Gale Rattner
Jan Feldman


Mayer Brown LLP
McDermott Will & Emery
Perkins Coie LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LL


Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Brogan Donovan Reporting, PC
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Fifth Third Bank
Latham & Watkins LLP
Loeb & Loeb LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP
Michael Clark


Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
Irwin IP LLC
Richard Assmus


Greenberg Traurig LLP
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
Scharf Banks Marmor LLC
Wintrust Wealth Management
Carol Anne Been
Brian and Gretchen Boyer
William and Zehava Frankel
Scott Hodes
R. Thomas Howell, Jr.
Craig Leavell
Matthew E. Martin
Mark Paskar
Peter J. Strand



*As of 1/7/2021



Julianne Hartzell
Daniel G.M. Marre
Linda Mensch
Robert Margolis
Tom C. McDonough
Michael and Sandra Perlow
Jed and Sara Enlow


The Steptoe Foundation
Steve Baron
Arnold Brown
Michael C. Dorf
Andrew and Lori Goldstein
Barry Irwin
Eric D. Ledbetter
Jennifer M. Mikulina
John Plumpe
Mary Hutchings Reed
Julieanna Richardson
Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Foundation
Michael H. Woolever


Alexander Associates
Saper Law Offices, LLC
The Bob Scales and Mary Keefe Charitable Fund
Pro-Line Safety Products
Ann Marie Barry
Susan Feibus
Edwin Getz
John and Betty Jacobs
Ethel Kaplan
Keith Medansky
Jonah Orlofsky
David Saltiel
Rose Ann Vargas