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FBADC & BADC Black-Tie Gala

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

$100.00 - $7,500.00


December 2
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
$100.00 - $7,500.00
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InterContinental Washington DC – The Wharf
801 Washington Ave SW
Washington,DC20024United States



Join the Foundation and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia for our 146th black-tie gala.

Sponsor Today!

The evening will include dinner, drinks, dancing, and an award ceremony honoring:

Lawyer of the Year
Sally Yates

Young Lawyer of the Year
Shon Hopwood, Georgetown University

Honorable Annice M. Wagner Pioneer Award
Ava Benach, Benach Collopy, LLP

Judge of the Year
Hon. Emmet G. Sullivan, US District Court for the District of Columbia


Each ticket includes dinner, drinks, dancing, and award ceremony.

Judges: $200

Early Bird (available until 10/31):
Members: $250
Non-members: $295

Members: $275
Non-members: $325

Sponsor Opportunities

Platinum $7,500

  • 16 Tickets
  • Full-Page Ad
  • On-Stage Mention
  • Logo on Signage, Marketing Materials, and on Website

Gold $5,000

  • 10 Tickets
  • Half-Page Ad
  • On-Stage Mention
  • Logo on Signage, Marketing Materials, and on Website

Silver $2,500

  • 6 Tickets
  • 1/3 Page Ad
  • Name on Signage, Marketing Materials, and on Website

Small Firm $1,500

  • 4 Tickets
  • 1/3 Page Ad
  • Name on Signage, Marketing Materials, and on Website

Individual $750

  • 2 Tickets
  • Listing in Program
  • Name on Signage, Marketing Materials, and on Website

Instructions on how to register your attendees will be sent to buyer’s email upon BADC confirmation.

If you would like to sponsor multiple events we offer multi-event discounts.

To see a full listing of our sponsorship opportunities and discounts view our current BADC Sponsor Prospectus.

Add-On Items

Add-ons DO NOT include admission to the event.

For the Gala we are offering ads in the program (5.5×8.8) that may be added to your admission or your sponsorship. To view an example program click here.

Full Page Ad: $500
Half Page Ad: $250
1/3 Page Ad: $100

Materials must be received by 11/27 for inclusion in program. Ad Specs can be found here.

Firm Sponsors:



Bertram & Amell PLLC

Cozen O’Connor PC

Day Pitney LLP

The Lenzner Firm, PC

The Spiggle Law Firm

Elite Sponsors:


Event Sponsors:

American Psychological Association

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC



Simposon Thatcher


Not a BADC member?

Join today to receive our discounted ticket prices.

Is there parking? How much is it?

Valet parking is $50 for the night.

I am a judge. How do I register?

Please purchase a “judge” ticket on this page.

I am a sponsor of this event.  How do I register attendees?

Once the BADC confirms your sponsorship you will be sent information on how to register attendees. For immediate assistance please contact info@badc.org.

Can I donate to the FBADC?

Yes. You may donate any amount of your choosing by adding “Donation to the FBADC” to your purchase.

Does a donation include admission to the gala?

No. To attend the gala you must purchase a ticket or be a sponsor of the event.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. Simply login and update the information on your ticket. A guide on how to do make edits/updates can be found here.

I am placing an ad. When is my artwork due?

November 27, 2017 at 5pm Eastern. More information on ads can be found here.


Contact info @ badc.org.