The John and Abigail Adams Benefit

Saturday, January 25, 2020
6:30 PM to 12:30 AM
Museum of Fine Arts

Each year the John & Abigail Adams Benefit welcomes more than 1,000 guests for an extraordinary evening benefiting the Boston Bar Foundation. Join us this year on January 25, 2020, at the Museum of Fine Arts and enjoy the magnificent surroundings at your own pace. The entire museum, filled with open bars, gourmet dinner stations, live entertainment, and dancing, is open to guests. Proceeds from the event benefit the Boston Bar Foundation and its commitment to facilitating access to justice for the underserved, funding and promoting innovation in the delivery of legal services, and supporting impactful public service projects & pro bono work by lawyers in our community.

2020 Public Service Award Recipient

Bob Rivers

The Boston Bar Foundation (BBF) is proud to announce that Eastern Bank Chair and CEO Bob Rivers has been awarded its 2020 Public Service Award for his long-standing commitment and leadership in community service and philanthropy.

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Steering Committee

Kathleen C. Henry
Co-Chair
Eastern Bank

Kevin J. O’Connor
Co-Chair
Hinckley Allen

John E. Alessi
Dechert LLP

Robert  A. Bertsche
Prince Lobel

Gitte J. Blanchett
Morgan Lewis

Hannah Bornstein
Nixon Peabody

Christopher G. Clark
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

James F. Coffey
Polsinelli

Robert A. Fisher
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Theodore J. Folkman
Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP

Howard P. Goldberg
Manning Gross + Massenburg LLP

Matthew G. Lindenbaum
Nelson Mullins

James Parker
Boston Celtics

David A. Rountree
First Republic Bank

Heidi A. Seely
Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster

Nicholas A. Stawasz
Pepper Hamilton LLP

Margaret R. Stolfa
Gordon & Rees

Patrick S. Tracey
Bowditch

Geoffrey G. Why
Verrill

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Brown Rudnick LLP | Robins Kaplan LLP

Bronze Sponsors

Burns & Levinson | Casner & Edwards | Conn Kavanaugh | Fidelity | Hogan Lovells | Holland & Knight | Jones Day | Liberty Mutual Insurance | Mintz | Nutter | Nixon Peabody LLP | Proskauer Rose LLP | Rockland Trust | Santander | Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C. | Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Participating Sponsors

Alvarez & Marsal | Anderson & Kreiger | Arrowood LLP | Bank of America | Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts | Boston College Law School | Bowditch | Cornerstone Research | Foley Hoag | Greenberg Traurig | Goulston & Storrs | Hemenway & Barnes | Hinckley Allen | Hirsch Roberts Weinstein | Kenney & Sams, P.C. | Krokidas & Bluestein LLP | Laredo & Smith | Lawson & Weitzen | Locke Lord LLP | McDermott Will & Emery | Morrison Mahoney LLP | Murphy & King | Nelson Mullins | Orrick | Peabody & Arnold | Pepper Hamilton | Pierce Atwood LLP | Prince Lobel | Plymouth Rock Assurance | Polsinelli | Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster | Robinson & Cole LLP | Schwartz Hannum PC | Sherin and Lodgen | Sidley Austin LLP | Seyfarth Shaw | StoneTurn | Sullivan | Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP | Todd & Weld

Contributing Sponsors

Beck Reed Riden LLP | Boston Celtics | Commonsense Construction Law LLC | Lee & Rivers | Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow, P.C. | Partners HealthCare | Rose Law Partners LLP
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