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This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
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Allegra R. Nethery

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Pro Bono & Philanthropy Partner
Chicago IL
Ms. Nethery is a partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As the firm’s full-time pro bono and philanthropy partner, Ms. Nethery directs Seyfarth Shaw’s global pro bono program, identifying opportunities for the firm’s attorneys to volunteer their legal services, working with legal aid organizations to address legal needs of low-income individuals and community groups, and partnering with corporate clients on joint pro bono projects. In addition, Ms. Nethery oversees the firm's community service activities and manages the Seyfarth Shaw Charitable Foundation, through which attorneys and staff can request donations to qualified organizations on behalf of the firm. She works closely with the firm's attorneys and staff to identify regional and national community service and charitable giving opportunities in order to provide the greatest possible benefit to the communities in which Seyfarth does business and the greatest possible support of the volunteer efforts of the firm's attorneys and staff. Ms. Nethery is currently president of the Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) and a member of the Board of Counselors of Equal Justice Works. She earned her B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1992 with honors and her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1995.