Food From The Bar

Food from the Bar is a month-long competition among Houston’s legal community where participants earn points by donating food, fund and volunteer time to benefit the Houston Food Bank.

icn_howitworks2How It Works

Legal organizations will be awarded points as follows:

  • 1 lb. of food = 1 point
  • $1 = 3 points 
  • 1 volunteer = 50 points

Firm/Organization Bonus Points:

  • 250 bonus points for Early Registration by February 28, 2018
  • Double bonus points for every volunteer attending Volunteer Bonus Days

 
icn_getinvolvedGet Involved

3rd Annual Food from the Bar
Date: April 1-May 1, 2018
Register: Sign up your legal organization


 
icn_board2017 Steering Committee Members

Elizabeth Chipinski
Phillips 66 Legal Department
Julia Ford
Phillips 66 Legal Department
David E. Harrell
Locke Lord LLP
Christopher Heasley
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Chantel Jordan
American Bureau of Shipping
Amy Love
The Muller Law Group, PLLC
Daniel S. Mayerfeld
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Amy Ragan
Houston Food Bank
Ben Wickert
Caddell & Chapman


 
icn_results22017 Food from the Bar Results


Thank you to the legal community for helping the Houston Food Bank kick off an amazing 2nd year for Food from the Bar. The 45 participating legal organizations raised $177,412, collected 14,675 pounds of food and donated 2,344 volunteer hours (702 volunteer shifts), which generated the equivalent of 685,105 meals for our community. Congratulations to all our partners and special award winners!

Special Awards

Creativity Award – the most innovative or unusual means of supporting the Food from the Bar campaign

1st Place - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
2nd Place - Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3rd Place - Beck Redden LLP

Foodraiser Award – Awarded to the legal organization who collects the most food

1st Place - BP America
2nd Place - Blank Rome LLP
3rd Place - Phillips 66 Legal Department

Best Law School Award – Best achievement by a law school

1st Place - Thurgood Marshall School of Law
2nd Place - University of Houston Law Center

Spirit Award – The most volunteer hours at Houston Food Bank per capita

1st Place - Bushman Law Offices
2nd Place - U.S. Legal Support
3rd Place - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

All-Around Award – Outstanding achievement based on total points per capita

1st Place - Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2nd Place - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
3rd Place - Bushman Law Offices

Overall Award – Highest overall combined totals

1st Place - Phillips 66 Legal Department
2nd Place - Kirkland & Ellis LLP
3rd Place - ConocoPhillips CompanyAchievement Awards

Bronze Partners
Bushman Law Offices
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP
The Muller Law Group, PLLC
U.S. Legal Support

Silver Partners
Baker & McKenzie, LLP
BP America Inc.
Haynes and Boone, LLP

Gold Partners
American Bureau of Shipping
King & Spalding LLP
Locke Lord LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright
Porter Hedges LLP

Platinum Partners
Blank Rome LLP
ConocoPhillips
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Lanier Law Firm
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
Phillips 66 Legal
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

2017 Food from the Bar Participating Firms/Organizations

Amaro Law Firm (ALF)
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
Baker & McKenzie, LLP (B&M)
Beck Redden LLP (BR)
Blank Rome LLP (BLR)
Bushman Law Offices (BLO)
BP America, Inc. (BPA)
Caddell & Chapman (C&C)
Cardtronics USA, Inc. (CU)
ConocoPhillips Company (CPC)
Duff and Phelps (D&P)
First American Title Guaranty Co. (FATGC)
Fisher & Phillips (FP)
Fullenweider Wilhite (FW)
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP (GR&M)
Harris County of Domestic Relations Office (HCDRO)
Haynes and Boone, LLP (H&B)
Houston Texas Paralegals (HTP)
Jim Adler & Associates (JA&A)
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP (KDW)
King & Spalding LLP (K&S)
Kirkland & Ellis LLP (K&E)
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP (LGBS)
Lanier Law Firm (LLF)
Locke Lord LLP (LL)
Marc Whitehead & Associates (MW&A)
Office of Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan (OHCAVR)
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP (OH&S)
Phillips 66 Legal (P66)
Porter Hedges LLP (PH)
Seyfarth Shaw (SS)
Sidley Austin LLP (SA)
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (STB)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (SASM&F)
Squire Patton Boggs (SPB)
The Cromeens Law Firm, PLLC (TCLF)
The Law Office of Todd Frankfort (TLOTF)
The Muller Law Group, PLLC (TMLG)
Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons, LLP (TCC&I)
Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL)
U.S. Legal Support (USLS)
University of Houston Law Center (UHLC)
Will Denham & Associates (WD&A)
Williams Kherkher (WK)
Yetter Coleman LLP (YC)


  
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