Join Trending 40 and our host committee to celebrate many of the great in house lawyers in DC's leading corporations and non-profits. We'll honor those lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional performance and  made significant contributions to the growth and success of their organizations.  Come meet them and enjoy an open bar, great food and top networking with leaders from DC's legal and business community.  

2016 TRENDING 40
 Corporate Counsel

Cliff Boeglin, GetWellNetwork
Julie Bowen, Mitre
Desiree Boykin, UNCF
Rishi Chhatwal, AT&T
Thomas Cluderay, Environmental Working Group
Brett Coffee, Computer Systems Center Incorporated
Rich Dyer, The Advisory Board Company
Rob Falk, Human Rights Campaign
Arushi Sharma Frank, Electric Power Supply Association
Heather French, American Capital
Sean Gallagher, Cognosante
Jenny Lee Gillespie, Geeknet
Laurence Grayer, Veterans Moving Forward
Tamara Jack, IRD
Kate Karl, The Humane Society
Peter Linzmeyer, IDT Biologika
Sam Logan, Blackboard
Paul Mamalian, HMS Host
Dean Manson, EchoStar
Sapna Mehta, Revolution
Eliza Nagle, PwC
Scott Needleman, ImmixGroup
Gregory Nixon, Cerberus
Matthew Norden, 2U
Delia Patterson, American Public Power Association
Jeff Peters, MacroGenics
Josh Petty, Booz Allen Hamilton
Eric Reicin, MorganFranklin Consulting
Mai Pham Robertson, Fannie Mae
Ama Romaine, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
Jennifer Romeo, ThreatConnect
Chris Ryan, K12
Kate Scavello,
Jeffrey Schneider, National Geographic Partners
Julie Schroeder, WiserTogether
Andrea Shandell, Gannett Co.
Charlton Walker, Northrop Grumman
Adam Wegner, Optoro
Deena Williamson, IBEX Global
Chris Winters, Appian
Catherine Ziobro, The Carlyle Group

Event Hosts

Doug Anderson, Trending 40
Mitchell Schear, Vornado/Charles E Smith
Mara Olguin, Vornado/Charles E Smith
Mel Quinn, NeoSystems
Colleen Yushchak, Navigant
David Sanders, Foley & Lardner
Martha Ann Sisson, Garrison & Sisson
Joe Tiano, Legal Decoder
David Case, K & L Gates


Angie Fox, Crystal City BID
Ilene Reid, ACC National Capital Region
Stavroula Lambrakopoulos, K & L Gates
Stephanie Sherman, Kilpatrick Townsend
Brenda Pontiff, Partner Track Academy
Kahle Perez, Vantage Benefits Group
A. Scott Bolden, Reed Smith
Nancy Palermo, Garrison & Sisson


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Live Music, Open Bar and Heavy Hors D'oeuvres

1776-Crystal City
2231 Crystal Drive
Suite 1000
Crystal City, Virginia


Free Parking in Crystal Drive Garage
Metro: Crystal City Station


Attire: Business Casual


($99 at the door)

Proceeds to benefit the GEN*Z Scholarship Fund



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