The Leading Practitioners Award is presented to honor an attorney for improving the lives of the members of the LGBTQ+ community through outstanding legal work, demonstrated by a longstanding commitment to providing legal services of a high quality to the LGBTQ+ community; by commitment to significant pro bono work for the LGBTQ+ community; or by leadership in significant impact litigation while engaged in the private practice of law.
Elizabeth Schwartz – Elizabeth F. Schwartz, P.A.
Zack Paakkonen – Portland Legal, LLC
Debra E. Guston – Guston and Guston, LLP
Heather Fann – Fann Law, LLC
Noemi Masliah – The Masliah Firm
Cynthia Barrett – Cynthia Barrett, Attorney at Law
Bridget Wilson – The Dean Law Group, APLC
Carol Buell, Partner, Weiss, Buell & Buell
Judith Turkel, Turkel Forman LLP
Bill Singer, Partner, Singer & Fedun, LLC