On March 28, 2013, the MBLA held its annual gala at the Westin Copley Place.  The gala featured keynote speaker Theodore V. Wells Jr. and honored Professor Derrick Bell (posthumously) and Justice Rogeriee Thompson.

The MBLA would like to thank its generous sponsors:


Bingham McCutchen LLP
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
Day Pitney LLP
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
EMC Corporation
Goodwin Procter LLP
Holland & Knight LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Mass Mutual Financial Group
McCarter & English, LLP
National Grid
Prince Lobel Tye LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP


Boston Bar Association
Boston University School of Law
Fidelity Investments
Foley Hoag LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Mintz, Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Sniaj & Stewart P.C.
Proskauer Rose
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP


BayState Financial
Burns & Levinson LLP
JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Jones Day
Lawson & Weitzen, LLP
Massachusetts Bar Association
Sullivan & Worcester, LLP


MBLA 2013 Gala in the news:

Boston Bar Association

Mass Lawyers Weekly


Professor Derrick Bell Tribute Video
by Lisa Marie Boykin and Mark T. Chapman