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LAW FOUNDATION OF SILICON VALLEY

ANNUAL REPORT FISCAL YEAR 2016
The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
uses the law as a tool for change to
address problems linked to social
injustices like poverty, discrimination,
and child abuse and neglect. Every
day, our attorneys, social workers and
advocates craft inventive solutions to
the life-changing legal issues facing
low-income people in Silicon Valley.
FROM OUR LEADERSHIP

Dear Friends,
Thank you for your continued support and encouragement.

We are happy to report that fiscal year 2016 was a time of growth and accomplishment for the Law Foundation of
Silicon Valley. We served more clients than ever before and expanded our work preventing homelessness,
protecting children who have been commercially sexually exploited, and helping foster youth transitioning out of
foster care and into adulthood.

A new year is a time for rebirth. That’s why in fiscal year 2017, we are not only continuing to provide high-quality
legal services and advocate on behalf of people in need, we’re also assessing the changing landscape of Silicon
Valley to understand what we can be doing more of to level the playing field.

From a lack of affordable housing and the rising cost of living, to the treatment of jail inmates with mental health
disabilities and the needs of children in our foster care system, there is no one-size-fits-all solution for the problems
our neighbors are facing. We employ direct advocacy, social work help and litigation in an effort to be flexible and
creative when addressing these issues. And we rely on our deep, long-standing partnerships with people like you.

Please continue to be part of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley community. Together we will help ensure that
everyone has a fair shot, regardless of their circumstances.

Thank you,

Alison Brunner, Esq. John F. Schultz, Esq.
CEO President of the Board (FY 2016)
Executive VP, GC, and Corporate Secretary
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
2016 SNAPSHOT - THE NEED

Former foster youth are 50% The poverty rate in
more likely to end up Santa Clara County hit
homeless or incarcerated 10.5% last year.
than young adults who were not
in the foster care system.

The average two-bedroom
apartment in Santa Clara
County is $1,809, which would
require an annual income of
roughly $72,000, or $34.79 Twenty-seven percent of California
per hour, to afford. children live in poverty.

The explosive growth of Silicon Valley
has left some members of our
community behind. Even worse, many
long-time residents are being displaced On average, low-income families
as the cost of living sky-rockets.
experience 1 to 3 civil legal problems
each year.
2016 SNAPSHOT - THE IMPACT

10,494 individuals and families accessed 79% of clients living with HIV or AIDS obtained access
free legal and social work services. to safe housing.

80% of former foster youth clients surveyed reported
390 volunteers donated nearly 20,000
hours of service.
improvement in one or more of the following areas:
handling daily life, achieving goals, gaining stability, doing
better at work, and doing better at school.

60% of the Law Foundation’s clients had a 80% of clients living with HIV or AIDS reported that
physical or mental health disability.
Law Foundation services led them to improve their health.

$160,000 in benefits were secured for clients living
is the federal poverty rate for a family of with mental health disabilities who were denied public
$24,300 four. The vast majority of our clients live benefits to which they are entitled, such as Social Security
in poverty.
disability benefits and food stamps.
WHO WE SERVE

When Anna arrived at the Law Foundation office she was homeless,
had no money, and was struggling with anxiety. Three months prior, her
Social Security disability benefits were canceled because Anna used her
pension to pay an outstanding debt without an official loan agreement in
place. Without her monthly benefit, Anna was unable to pay her bills,
which is how she ended up on the streets. A Law Foundation attorney
advocated on Anna’s behalf and her benefits were reinstated. In addition,
she was given $7,000 in retroactive benefits going back to the date of the
suspension. This enabled Anna to find a place to live and seek medical
treatment for her anxiety symptoms.

Sylvia is in her mid-90s and is living with severe dementia and other disabilities, including impaired eyesight. She lives
in a low-income senior housing complex in Mountain View where she is cared for by her daughter. When a maintenance
worker tried to enter Sylvia’s unit to make a repair, she and her daughter refused to let him in because they weren’t clear
what was happening. The apartment complex responded by issuing Sylvia an eviction notice for failing to comply with the
repairs. However, because Sylvia lives in a low-income community that
receives tax credit subsidies, the management company must prove there
is good cause to evict its tenants.

Fortunately, Sylvia’s daughter found the Law Foundation. Our attorney
worked quickly to arrange a time for the maintenance worker to enter the
apartment and make the repairs. Then, she contacted the management
company’s attorney to request the eviction notice be withdrawn. The
management company complied. Had Sylvia and her daughter not secured
help from a Law Foundation attorney, they might never have known the
eviction was unjustified and been forced to find new housing for Sylvia in
the increasingly expensive Silicon Valley rental market.
Jesenia is a 15-year-old girl from El Salvador. She came to the
U.S. alone to escape a violent and deteriorating situation in her
home village, where gang violence is rampant. During her
treacherous journey through parts of Central America, Mexico
and into the U.S., Jesenia and other girls and young women were
placed in homes where they were sexually exploited by the
coyotes who smuggle migrants across the border they were
traveling with. They were given very little food and when Jesenia
refused sex, she was often beaten. Eventually Jesenia made it to
a relative’s house here in Silicon Valley where she enrolled in
school and tried to start fresh.

Jesenia came to the Law Foundation for assistance with her
immigration case, but after disclosing information about her
experience being trafficked, a Law Foundation social worker also
began working with her. Jesenia soon confided that she was
feeling depressed. The social worker connected her with support
services, like counseling, and they talked about a wide variety of
issues Jesenia will face, including how to form and sustain healthy
relationships. When Jesenia was being bullied at school, a Law
Foundation attorney who is an expert in education issues worked
to get her transferred to a school that is a much better fit. Jesenia
also secured a work permit, and is in the process of applying for
jobs. She is now waiting for her green card.
2016 HIGHLIGHTS

Litigation on Behalf of 200 Individuals with Disabilities

Thanh is an 86-year-old veteran who fought alongside the United States during the Vietnam War. He was arrested at the end of
the war by the North Vietnamese government and was imprisoned in an internment camp for 10 years before being granted
asylum in the U.S. The events led him to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, which he still struggles with today. He has violent
nightmares and, as a result, cannot share a bedroom with his wife. Thanh receives a Section 8 housing voucher, which is a
government program that helps very low-income families, seniors, and individuals with disabilities afford safe housing in the
private market. When the amount of Thanh’s Section 8 voucher was reduced, he asked the Housing Authority of the County of
Santa Clara to accommodate his disability by providing his family a home with an extra bedroom, as his doctor prescribed.

His request was denied. The Law Foundation soon learned that
scores of others who made similar requests also were denied
much-needed, disability-related accommodations.

Fortunately, Fish & Richardson agreed to co-counsel with the Law
Foundation’s litigation team on a pro bono basis. Together, the Law
Foundation, with the expertise and resources of Fish & Richardson
at its side, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all Section 8
voucher holders who had been denied the same type of
accommodation.

The lawsuit recently settled for $3.2 million in damages, which will
be paid to nearly 200 class members, and the Housing Authority
agreed to change its policy regarding similar kinds of disability-
related, reasonable accommodation requests.
Meaningful Change for Inmates Relief for Patients with Eating Disorders
Law Foundation CEO Alison Brunner was appointed to a jail Prior to last year, Medi-Cal recipients living with an eating
reform commission tasked with investigating the Santa Clara disorder had no access to outpatient care within Santa
County Jail after three guards were charged in the beating Clara County. After nearly two years of collaborating with
death of an inmate with a mental health disability last year. leaders at the Santa Clara County Behavioral Health
The commission assessed overall conditions and operations Department and the Eating Disorder Resource Center, the
at the jail and in April, submitted a series of reform Law Foundation helped establish outpatient eating disorder
recommendations to the Santa Clara County Board of services for Medi-Cal beneficiaries in Santa Clara County.
Supervisors. The recommendations are being considered. Prior to these coordinated efforts, there were no qualified
professionals to provide this medically necessary treatment
under Medi-Cal.

Keeping People in Their Homes
In many parts of Santa Clara County, landlords can legally
evict tenants for almost any reason as long as it is not
discriminatory; providing legal help in eviction cases is an
essential service to our community. Our Pro Bono Housing
Program, which provides representation to over 450
individuals and families annually, helps protect a basic
human need – access to safe and stable housing – for low-
income residents of Santa Clara County. Leveraging the
skills and expertise of over 200 volunteers, the Pro Bono
Housing Program helps preserve tenancies, protects rental
and credit histories and ensures that clients have additional
time to find new housing, all of which is critical in preventing
homelessness given the current housing market.
YOU'RE SUPPORTING AN AWARD-WINNING STAFF

Congratulations are in order for Senior Attorney Mariel Block who was selected as the Santa Clara County Bar Association's Barrister
of the Year for her contributions to the legal profession in both a professional capacity and in pro bono and community activities.

The South Asian Bar Association of Northern California awarded Senior Attorney Nadia Aziz with its 2016 Public Interest Award.
Nadia works diligently to prevent the displacement of Silicon Valley families and to protect renters and homeowners in our community
who are being mistreated or discriminated against.

Senior Advocate Jim Raphael was honored by the
Eating Disorders Resource Center (EDRC) with its
Advocacy Award. EDRC recognized Jim’s tireless
advocacy in helping individuals with eating disorders to
access treatment and get insurance coverage for
necessary and life-saving treatments.

A number of Law Foundation staffers
were honored this year for their hard
work and dedication to providing the
highest quality legal services for people
in need in our community.

CEO Alison Brunner and Directing Attorney Hilary
Armstrong were honored with the Mover and Shaker
Community Hero Award by the Santa Clara County
Behavioral Health Board for the extraordinary work
they have done to improve the lives of people with
behavioral health illnesses.
In May, the Law Foundation was honored with the protections for renters, and our work is paying off. This spring,
Housing Trust Silicon Valley’s 2016 Housing Champion San Jose City Council approved the following measures:
Award for the work we do to ensure that everyone in Silicon
Valley has safe, fair, and affordable housing. “They’re who • A 5% limit on annual rent increases for rent-
you want in your corner when you’re fighting for affordable controlled apartments;
housing,” the Housing Trust’s CEO, Kevin Zwick, said in his
remarks during the event. • An Anti-Retaliation Protection Ordinance to protect
tenants from eviction if they ask for improvements
At the Law Foundation, we work with people every day who or report a code violation; and
are living in substandard housing conditions or are at risk of
• The elimination of the debt service pass-through,
becoming homeless due to an unfair eviction. We are also
which limits the costs landlords can pass on to their
advocating for policy changes that put long-term solutions
tenants.
in place. For example, we have been pushing for stronger
FINANCIALS

Statement of Financial Activities Statement of Financial Position
REVENUE & SUPPORT (CONSOLIDATED) 2016 2015 ASSETS 2016 2015
Government Contracts $ 5,167,855 $ 4,717,111 Cash & Cash Equivalents $ 1,691,512 $ 1,631,723
Contributions In-Kind 7,221,619 5,346,076 Cash Held in Trust 282,019 378,328
Special Events 2,191,333 2,095,354 Accounts Receivable 1,572,497 1,113,262
Grants 1,349,580 1,095,398 Total Fixed Assets 115,738 159,402
Attorney Fees 134,430 97,500 Total Other Assets 264,235 224,812
Contributions 111,852 213,782 TOTAL ASSETS $ 3,926,001 $ 3,507,527
Cy Pres Awards 29,676
Miscellaneous 10,297 20,070 LIABILITIES
TOTAL REVENUE & SUPPORT $ 16,216,642 $ 13,585,291 Accounts Payable $150,457 $39,215
Other Liabilities 749,169 924,424
EXPENSES Notes Payable 86,253 107,965
Program Services $ 14,183,464 $ 11,924,967 TOTAL LIABILITIES $ 985,879 $ 1,071,604
Admin, Gen. & Fundraising 1,528,980 1,485,373
TOTAL EXPENSES 15,712,444 13,410,340
CHANGE IN NET ASSETS $ 504,198 $ 174,951 NET ASSETS
Unrestricted $ 2,247,549 $ 2,132,903
Temporarily Restricted 692,573 303,020
Revenue & Support
Total Net Assets 2,940,122 2,435,923
Government Contracts 57%
TOTAL LIABILITIES & NET ASSETS $ 3,926,001 $ 3,507,527
Corporations 19%
Grants 15% VOLUNTEER IN-KIND HOURS VALUE
Individuals 7% Attorneys 10,420 $ 6,232,806
Fee Awards 1% Law Students 2,012 151,306
Social Work Interns 2,964 192,660
Expenses Other < 1%
Paralegals 1,169 263,922
Clerical Services 2,032 79,563
Professional Services 302 100,388
Program 84%
Legal Assistants 399 62,913
Admin,. Gen. & Fundraising 16%
TOTAL VOLUNTEER IN-KIND 19,298 $ 7,083,558
We acknowledge and thank the following individuals, companies and organizations
for their gifts of $100 or more between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.
DONORS

$70,000+ Sheryl Heckmann Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Dawn Smith Kim Honeysett
Cooley LLP Hogan Lovells US LLP Dechert LLP Stephanie Tombrello Clayton & Patricia James
DLA Piper LLP Kirkland & Ellis LLP Elevate Services, Inc. Troutman Sanders LLP Dave & Joan Johnsen
Fenwick & West LLP The M.A.C. AIDS Fund Ernst & Young Urban Habitat K&L Gates LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Major, Lindsey & Africa Fish & Richardson P.C. U.S. Legal Support Michael Kalkstein
Silicon Valley Community Silicon Valley Bank Mark Fowler Varian Medical Systems Kevin Kennedy
Foundation Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher Freitas Angell & Weinberg LLP Venable LLP Sang Kim
Sobrato Family Foundation & Flom LLP Richard & Andrea Frenkel Vinson & Elkins LLP Kenton & Kuniko King
State Bar of California Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Gordon & Rees Eric Wang James Koshland
VMC Foundation Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz Greenberg Traurig, LLP Daniel & Elizabeth Webb James Kreissman
Walter S. Johnson Foundation Russell & Marcia Hansen White & Case LLP John Kuo
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich $18,000-$24,999 Caz Hashemi Winston & Strawn LLP
& Rosati Foundation Terry LaPorte
Neel & Carrie Chatterjee Heritage Bank of Commerce Michael & Ellen Zuckert Kate Levin & Al Mollica
HP Inc. Richard Little
$50,000-$69,999 $12,000-$17,999 Jackson Lewis P.C. $1,000-$4,999
Catholic Charities of Samuel Liversidge
BakerHostetler JAMS Tammy Albarrán
Santa Clara County Catherine Madrid
Elisa & Howard Clowes E.A. Lisa Kenkel Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
El Camino Healthcare District Susan Marsch
Flextronics Kilpatrick Townsend Ed Anderson & Kathleen Dunbar
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Brian Martin
Natasha & Marco Innocenti & Stockton LLP Atif Azher
NVIDIA Corporation Pamela Martinson
Intel Corporation Louis & Fatirah Lehot Ian Ballon
Sidley Austin LLP Ed & Patti Massey
Lowenstein Sandler LLP Yabo Lin & Hongmei Chen Joseph Barbeau
Silicon Valley Campaign for Alice McTighe
Navigant Consulting, Inc. LinkedIn Roy Bennett
Legal Services Becky Moskowitz & Glen
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Scott & Sarah Maples Michael Bettinger Abrahams
May & Stanley Smith Pittman LLP McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Charitable Trust Kevin Brown Michael & Christina Nooney
Sheppard Mullin Richter Littler Mendelson Alison Brunner & Andrew Coven
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Hampton LLP Olander Family Foundation, Inc.
& Dorr LLP Jon Michaelson Owen Byrd Rick & Elise Ostiller
Melanie Vinson Suzan Miller Andrew Cain & Genevieve Lau James Otieno
VMware, Inc. Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
$35,000-$49,999 Richard Chesley Paul Hastings
Wells Fargo Foundation Kristin Linsley Myles
Equal Justice Works Siang Chin Perkins Coie LLP
Eric Jensen & Teresa McCann NetApp, Inc. Chris Compton David & Lynn Priebe
$5,000-$11,999 O'Melveny & Myers LLP Monte Cooper
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Arnold & Porter LLP Carol Warren Simon
Latham & Watkins LLP Erik & Jill Olson Louis and Lillian Detkin Cameron Jay Rains
Baker & McKenzie LLP Osborne Clarke Foundation
McManis Faulkner Baker Botts LLP Reed Smith, LLP
Montgomery & Christina Kersten Laura & Seamus Owen Matthew Dolan Kim Rivera
Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar Louise Pentland Duane Morris LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP & Scott LLP Elizabeth Roth & Ronald Katz
Morrison & Foerster LLP Joseph Phair John Dwyer Erika Rottenberg
Bergeson, LLP
Partners of Quinn Emanuel Elizabeth Pipkin & James James Elacqua Sarah Ruby
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Alexander
Urquhart & Sillivan LLP Matthew Fawcett Richard & Carla Scudellari
Penelope Blake Polsinelli LLP
Perkins Coie LLP Christina Finn Clara Shin
George Brown PwC
Ropes & Gray LLP Gregory & Penny Gallo Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Citi Private Bank Riemer & Braunstein LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP GCA LAW PARTNERS LLP Michael Stern
Rodger & Kathy Cole Steven Rodgers Hilary & Arthur Gevondyan Synopsys, Inc.
The Columbus Foundation Mark & Theresa Marie Rowland
$25,000-$34,999 Aris Gregorian Lydia & Geoffrey Thomas
Covington & Burling LLP John & Michele Schultz
Alexis Coll-Very & Lance Very Gabe Gross United Capital Financial
Crowell & Moring LLP Schwegman, Lundberg
Apple Inc. Melinda Haag Advisers LLC
Sean Cunningham & Erin Gibson & Woessner, P.A.
The Peter & Michelle Detkin Brent Hawkins Uplift Family Services
Family Foundation Gregory Davidson Jim & Margie Shaughnessy Hemmer | Barr
DONORS

Jim Valentine Lauren Coatney Sherman Helenese Daniel Mummery Leslie Spencer
Shirli Weiss Camilla Cochran Virginia & Randy Hess Hon. Leslie C. Nichols (Ret.) Hon. Lisa Steingart
Vanessa Wells Katie Colendich Gabrielle Higgins & Anita N. Nichols David Steuer
Steve Wilson Hon. Paul Colin John Hogan Elizabeth O'Callahan Larry Stone
Woodside Counsel, A Professional Paul Collins Curt Holbreich Kathy O'Connor Dawn Sweatt
Corp. Carolyn Compton Leo Hollberg James Otteson Dianne Sweeney
Workday, Inc. Songmee Connolly Julie Holloway Beth Palmer Candice Tal
Jack & Suzanne Yang Holly Cosentino John & Valerie Hopkins Samantha Parish Jeffrey Tayler
Troy Zander Berdeen & Lee Coven Yuchieh Hsin Stanley Young & Hyun-Sook Harrison Taylor
Catherine Zinn & Aaron Timothy Crudo Sarah Jalali Park Chester Te
Rosenthal David Deitchman Alan & Kathryn Johnston Sabrina Parra-Garcia Andrew Thomases
Bill & Helen Del Biaggio Bradley Kancigor Christine Peek Hon. Patrick Tondreau
$250-$999 Adrienne Dell Michael & Paige Kaplan Scott Peerenboom & Yarmela Steven Torgeson
Maureen Alger Pavlovic
Paul Delva Rubina Kazi & Azfar Qureshi Hannah & Billy Toy
Paul Allen Lee Pelayo
Jonathan Dickey Thomas Kellerman David Tsai
Eva Almirantearena Stephen W. Penn
Christopher Dillon David Kennedy Vicki Veenker & Tim Crockett
Hilary Armstrong & Pascal Marc Peters
Richard Domingo Miriam Kim Clarence Verhoef
Stang Richard & Carol Hill Pickard
Michel Duquella Patrick King Lindsay Walsh
Jonathan Axelrad Polycom, Inc.
Michael Dynin Thomas Kinoshita Ethan Weiner
Stacy Miller Azcarate David Pursley
Erik & Susan Edwards Ute Krudewagen Hillary Weingast & Jeff Hyman
Hon. Robert Baines (Ret.) Darryl Rains
Russ Elmer Kartika Kuppalli Adam Wells
Dan Baker Lilanthi Ravishankar
Jordan Eth Jason Kwok Mark Wine
Christopher Banks Susan Resley
Stephen Fackler Alan Lagod Renee Wong
Gary Baum Rebecca Ribordy
Chuck Farrell Colette Law Michael Wong
Malvika Behl Lucy Ricca
Farrington Historical Elizabeth Lear DeAnn Work
Marlene Bennett & Scott Foundation David Roise
Mangum Daniel Lehman Nazhin Zarghamee
William Faulkner Lilia Rose & James Goodkind
Greg Bibbes Myron Levin & Zoe Walrond Jane & Mitchell Zimmerman
Robert & Kathy Feldman Stuart Rosenberg
BJ's Restauants, Inc. John & Gail Long Ralph & AnnMarie Zimmermann
Robyn Del Fierro Josh Rosenfeld
Hon. Franklin Bondonno Hon. Patricia Lucas
Ned Finkle Christian Rowley
Mitchell Boomer Mark Lyon $100-$249
Lisa Fontenot Allen & Cindy Ruby
John Bovich Roy Maharaj Bisi Akinola
Jay & Judy Fowler Rick Runkel
Molly Brennan & Alexander Kristin Major Tashmin Ali
Diane & Robert Frankle Hon. Conrad Rushing
Caminas Tony Marks & Hon. Elaine Rushing (Ret.) AmazonSmile
William Brentani Christopher Fraser Raj Marphatia Karen Anderson
Azita Saghafi
Fiona Brophy David Furbush Julie Matsumoto Jason Angell
SanDisk Corporation
Sonia & David Brunner Robert Galvin Brian McCalmon Mariana Antcheva
Jessica Santamaria
Jason & Sachiko Bussey Tod Gamlen Caroline McIntyre Joan Arbolante
Lido Scardigli & Margaret
Tom Carmack D. Barnaby Gibson David McLaughlin Brunner Scardigli Christopher Arriola
Constance Carpenter Ines Gonzalez Amy Meese Kathryn Schlepphorst Hon. Jacqueline Arroyo
Joyce Cartun Google Inc. Shaalu Mehra Erin Schneider Tyler Atkinson
Amrita Chanda Vern & Mary Granneman Hon. Edward Mills Stephanie Sharron Hilarie Atkisson
Susan Austin & Michael William Haraf Denise Mingrone Michael Shpizner Hon. Patricia Bamattre-Manoukian
Charlson Matthew Harrison Curtis Mo Barbara Shufro & Hon. Socrates Peter Manoukian
Paul Chavez Robert Hawk & Jodi Schwartz Katherine Moir & William Katherine Simmonds Jim Batchelder
Frederick Chung Michael Headley Westermann Sarah Slayen Justin Baumli
Cisco Systems, Inc. Jacob Heath Christine Morgan Tom Spaulding Louise Bayles-Fightmaster
City of San Jose Jenny Uchida & Clay Heberly Sonia Moroder & David Teichmann Josh Becker
Ronald Bell Frederick Ferrer Monika & Mark Lee Stephen Neal Nathan Thomas Chris Berka
Michaela Bennington Rich Feustel Joan Leis Lisa Nguyen Christopher Tirrell Eduardo Bianco
Tomoko Bergen Scott Fike Carrie LeRoy John Nieman Hon. James Towery & Karyn Ruby Bielik
Jerry Birn Margaret Stevenson & David Carol Leung Max Norman Sinunu-Towery Norman Blears
Mary Blackstone Flamm Michael Levin Torrie Nute Anh-Khoa Tran Anne M. Bongi
Laura Boehm Vock Michael Flynn-O'Brien Steven Levitan Jeremy O'Hanlon Sheila Vasantharam Stacy Boven
Susan Bower Eva Fong & Sean Nguyen Qi Li Darryl Ong Hanh Vo Lee Brand
Erin Brennock William Gaede Craig Lilly Yasamin Parsafar Juan Walker Rachel Brass
Cynthia Bright Jen Gallo Bianca Ling Rajiv Patel Elizabeth Ward David Brightman
Katherine Brockway Suzanne & Scott Graeser Hon. Richard Loftus Jr. Hon. Aaron Persky Brian Westcott James Bryja
Rachel Burns William & Christine Green & Karen Loftus Rebecca Peten Ann Whyte Alison Buchanan
Brian E. Cabrera Deepak Gupta Pilar Lorenzana-Campo Sean Piers Gwendolyn Williams Scott Bulua
Gloria & Ben Cacao Amelia Hansen Mary Lucas Andrew Radsch Kirk Williams Rachel Burns
Barbara Campion Michael Hasper Douglas Luftman Dana Raines Dale & Toni Wise Jason E. Bussy
Christine Cavallo Marjan Hassanein Lindsay Lutz Patty Rauch & Gary Alexandra Wood Amy W. Byrd
Laura Champion Crisanne Hazen Elaine MacDonald Neustadter Eric & Nancy Wright Corina Cacovean
Chi-Hsin Chang Kathryn Hogan Janet Malvin Kathi Rawnsley Anders Yang Bair Caitlin
Pat & Earl Charles Caryn Horner Susan & Ric Mangum Michael Rawson Erika Yawger Juan Camilo Mendez
Laurie Charrington Steve Jackman Fabio Marino Anthony Raymundo Jamie Yoo Alex Caminas
Eric Cheng Cynthia Jackson Jeff Matloff Maura Rees David Young Constance Carpenter
Heather Childress Paul Jahn Scott Maurer Michelle Reichert Lauren Zachry Krista Carter
Matthew Chivvis Joshua Jessen Dave Maurer Ginny Richardson Sharon Zezima Lorriane Castro
Nora Chung Angela Johnson Pat McCall Craig Robinson Kelvin Catmull
JustGive Julie McKellar Brian & Rianne Rocca
Arthur Cirulnick & Jacqueline
Weiss Cirulnick Ash Kalra Sally McKenna Kelly Roche VOLUNTEERS Jennifer Chalomtiarana
Allison Chang
Hon. L. Michael Clark Kathleen Keenaghan Beverly McManus Michael Rosendin Attorneys Ko-Fang Chang
Catherine Clark Jennifer Kelleher Cloyd Bruce Mears Bhanu Sadasivan Lindsey Adams-Hess Shawn Chang
Laura Clark & Edward Cloyd Lori Medina Brett Sandford Neel Chatterjee
Marilee Allan
Robert Coelho L. Kieran Kieckhefer Chas Mercurio Michael Scapin James Chau
Richard Andrews
William Coleman Mike Kilcrease Heather Mewes Robert & Ann Schiff Ben Cheatham
Scott Andrews
Sharlie Colladay Andrew Kim Ethan Miller Julia & Eric Schiff Christine Chen
Nicole Antonopoulos
Deborah Collins Benjamin Kimes Mohammad Mir Michael Schwartz Han-Wei Chen
Alberto Araiza
Judith & Reed Content Kelley Kinney Katherine Moore Ellen & Bryan Shaner Stacy Chen
Cristina Ashba
Kimberly Culp Allison Barnum Mark Moore Kaitlyn Shannon Eric Cheng
Marcus Assefa
Jim Davis Bonnie & Bill Klett Elizabeth Morgan Jessica Shaw Jamie Mei Cheng
Corey Attaway
Reid Davis Susan Knoll Jen Morrill Paul-David Shrader Jesse Cheng
Steven Baik
Robyn Delfierro Heidi Koh & Ryan Lim Antoinette Morris Nicole Singer Shawn Cheng
Colleen Bal
Mollie Dent Chris Kokoska Roberta Morris & Philip Harry Stanwyck Katherine Cheung
Barbara Barath
Jamie DiBoise Hon. Jack Komar (Ret.) Bucksbaum Ron Star Tiffany Cheung
Marcus Barber
John & Martha Doherty Barbara Kott Caryn Morton Navah Statman & Meir Eugene Chiu
James Barolo
Ginger Dolgow Paul Krueger Christophe Mosby Statman Matthew Chivvis
Anthony Barron
Kimberly Donovan Mangesh Kulkarni Joel Moskowitz Robert Stefanski Anita Choi
Katherine Basile
Sandy & Merlin Dorfman Hilary Kushins Katy Motiey Cheryl Sternman Rule Elizabeth Coleman
& Colin Rule Chris Beauddro
Hon. Leonard Edwards (Ret.) Morgan Laird Amanda Murphy Sharli Colladay
Dion Stoia Jodi Benassi
Richard Evans K. Russell LaMotte Colin Murray Alexis Coll-Very
Anup Suresh Al Bender
Marc Fagel David Larson Sami Najm Lindsay Cooper
Paul & Tessa Taylor Kevin Benedicto
Ron & Alicia Farquhar Gil Lee Usha Narayanan Monte Cooper
VOLUNTEERS

Nancy Cox Brandon Hartstein Sam Lam Dorothy Mou Leah Recht Alyssa Tool
Kelly Craven Michael Headley Jonathan Lamberson Alexander Murchson Courtland Reichman Adam Trigg
Roxanna Cremene Jacob M. Heath Courtney Landis Aysswarya Murthi Kim Rivera Katherine Tsai
Joel Crespo Bill Hector Amna Latif Ash Nagdev James Robinson Shelby Tsai
Nicholas Crews Claudia Heith JaeWon Lee John Nagy Rory Ross Robert Turner
Adam Crider Melinda Heppberger Mike Lee Raji Najarkar Christian Rowley Shannon Turner
Urmil Dave Wendy Anna Herby Sally Lee Elaisha Nandrajog Michael Ruiz Lorriane Van Kirk
Bas de Blank Emily Hill Amber Leong Sarju Naran Angela Rohman Russo Amy K. Van Zant
Nicholas DeAngelis Kate Hiller Alex Li Usha Narayanan Azita Saghafi Siddhartha Venkatesan
Sean DeBruine Jeff Ho Hong Lin Jeff Nardinelli Anu Sarma Cody Venzke
David Deitchman Yvonne Ho Megan Lin Evelina Nava Puneet Sarna Holly Victorson
Kristen L. Derhaag Frederick D. Holden Michael Lin QuynhChi Nguyen Michael Schiff Katherine Videal
Neil Desai Jazmin Holmes James Lindfelt Teri Nguyen Chris Schmidt Lois Voelz
Ethan Dettmer Jeffrey Homrig William Lisa Roxana Niktab Kim Schoknecht Jonathan Waldrop
Karan Dhadialla Caryn Horner Lujing (Gavin) Liu Nathan J. Novak Katie Schon (Brockway) Jeff Walker
Matthew Dolan Corey Houmand Ian Long Linda Nyberg Joe Schwachter Jenn Wang
John Downing Elizabeth A. Howard Annie Loo Gil Ofir Steven Seber Victor Wang
Lisa Duflock Keren Hu Alison Loomis Juan Carlos Olivares Matthew Sessions Jeffrey Ware
Parul Dutt Philip Huang Anthony Luna Darcee Olson Vikram Shaw Katherine Warren
Susan Edwards Richard Hung Helen Luu Darryl J. Ong Tatyana Shmygol Christopher Weiner
Martin Eichner Nghi Huynh Irina Lyapis Phillip Ou Barbara Shufro Charles Weiss
Robert Eisenbach Aldo Ibarra Christie Ma Trevor Owens Cathy C. Shyong Nathan Wenk
James Elacqua Brian Ito Bruce MacLeod Rama Padmanabhan Kora Singh Britten Westsmith
Nicole Elemen Felicia Patricia Jeffries Sarvenaz Madi Ariane Pannell David Slone Elizabeth Widup
Jennifer Estremera Sonali Shah Jindal Victoria Mah Ryuk Park Kevin Smith Jennifer Wiegley
Violet Evan Darcy Jones Owals Mahesri Yasamin Parsafar Bharad Sokhansanj Ben Wigger
Terrance Evans Linda Judge Cole Malmberg Tina Patel Ronnie Solomon Dusty James Wolverton
Natalie Flechsig Michael Kahn Menesha Mannapperuma Kevin Pavlik Stephen Soper Michelle Woodhouse
Colin Fowler Steven Kahn Stephen Mao Patricia L. Peden Joachim Steinberg Randy Wu
Chris Frazer Adil Karrar Dan Markman Chingwin Pei Daniel Stellenberg Michael Wueste
Nicole Fritz Harlene Katzman Brandon Martin Andy Peitit Noah Stern Asa Wynn-Grant
Cara Gagliano Jeremiah Kauffman Patricia Matton Emily Petersen Garff Cheryl Stevens Grace Yang
Nitin Gambhir Tara Kaushik Steven MCCarty-Snead Rafael Petrone Ryan Stevens Bruce Yen
Elena Gekker Christine Kellogg Erin McLaughlin Andrew Pettit Steve Studulski Patricia Young
Jeremy Gibb Jaimi Kerr Jon Michaelson Cam Phan Winston Su Trevor Young
Albert Gilbert Saad Khanani Micha Miller Michael Phillips Molly Sundstrom Nicholas Yu
Jordan Gimble Heather Kim Philip Miller Will Pierog Steven Surachman Pia Yu
Renee Glover Chantler Monica Kim Laurie Carr Mims Breanna Piper Patricia Svilik Leslie Yuan
Lauren Gollaher Wes Klimczak Jonathan Mincer Amena Piracha Vandya Swaminathan Arman Zahoory
Oscar Gonzalez de Llano Harry Kline Ayesha Minhaj Henry Pistell Dianne Sweeney Paola Zeni
Andrew Gray Marc Knittel Jacob Minne Benjaman Potter Anthony Tartaglio Cameron Zinsli
Nathan Greenblatt Adam Kool Nicole Mirchandani David Priebe Chester Te Michael Zuckert
Vikki Grimley Marty Kopp Elise Mitchell Jenn Protas Kenny Tejada
Heidi Guetschow Jackie Kort Juan Montes Nancy Raber Gregory Tenhoff Law Students
Elliot Hales Karl Kramer Mark Moore Constance Ramos Hailey Teton Aria Alexander
Cindy Hamilton Vlad J. Kroll Jennifer Morrill Meghana RaoRane Amyn Thawer Henry Bernstein
Abigail Harris-Deans Jason Kwok Kimberly McMorrow Josh Real Helen Theung Caleb Braley
Sarah Chronister Cristina Barring Scott Le Theresa Scuffil Littler Mendelson P.C.
Trisha Cobb Stephanie T. Benham Elizabeth Lear Matthew A. Sebastian McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Olivia Cole Jocelyn Brown Jordan Lee Jessica Shaw McKool Smith
Joseph Craig Emerson Bursis Julie Liang Mary Shefveland Miller, Morton, Caillat & Nevis, LLP
Jenna Bess Finegold Thomas J. Camilleri Lorenzo Lista Kam Shew Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Lei Fu Suresh Chand Douglas Loi Larissa Soboleva Morrison & Foerster LLP
Han-Wei Gao Chen Chen Jacqueline Lopez Mark Squires Nixon Peabody LLP
Claudia Golden Daphne Chen Chris S. Lubawy Nick Stanislo Novak Druce Connolly Bore + Quigg LLP
Kevin Guzik Marisa Chen Debbie Maglione Richard Tallungan O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Kelly Harradine Susan Chow Michelle Martinez Richard Tam Orrick, Herrington& Sutcliffe LLP
Anam Hasan Cindy Chu Christina May Huy Tan Paul Hastings LLP
Sara Hudak Marcus Clifford P. Tyler McGreevy Nicole Tarasoff Perkins Coie LLP
Alex Lau Lori Cox Rita Meadows James Taylor Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Cynthia Llao Amy Dalton William Moore Vicki Taylor Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Haley Miller Robin Dalton Sarah Moran Steven Terrill Reed Smith LLP
Achieng Orero Anthony DeNatale Sara E. Morehead Kelly Tober Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Akasha Camille Perez Carmine DiPaolo Amanda Murphy Karma Todd Shearman & Sterling LLP
Jacob Polin Karen S. Dodrill Price Murry Jason E. Troy Sidley Austin LLP
Marcella Robinson Christine Fedrow Justin Myers Marcos Vera Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Nathaniel Rubin Tracey Ann Fenci Keith Nesbit Douglas M. Wachtel Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Mark Tomaier Carl W. Fleetwood Zachary Novak Scott Walker Venable LLP
Brandon Wallace Grace Forker Colleen O'Connor Lauren Wellman Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Sara Wood Colleen Frank Elizabeth Ojeda Julie Wheeler Winston & Strawn LLP
Alvin Yu Esmeralda Garcia-Galicia Andrew Olson
Sarah Gibbons Luis Ornelas Law Firms Pro Bono Corporate Pro Bono
Social Work Marco Joseph Giguere Alyssa Ortiz Partners Partners
Interns Fanny Gonzales Rick Ostiller Alston & Bird LLP Amazon, Inc.
Lianna Flores Trevor Goodrich Robert S. Owens Bowman & Brooke LLP Apple Inc.
Chantal Garcia Tracy Hagedorn Karen Pacheco Carpenter & Mayfield Law Offices Cisco Systems, Inc.
Darryl Liu Richard Hahn Satory Palmer Cooley LLP Coursera
Stephanie Loera Karen Hallock Shawn Pierce Dechert LLP eBay Inc.
Juan Ponce Bernadette Harris Dawn Pinault DLA Piper LLP Facebook, Inc.
Sarah Von Tersch Steve Hernandez John Polansky Duane Morris LLP HP Inc.
Norma Herrera Christopher Provence Fenwick & West LLP Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Community Heather Horter Marcel Provencher Fish & Richardson P.C. Intel Corporation
Volunteers Eva Huber Karen Quiroga Freitas Angell & Weinberg LLP LinkedIn Corporation
Brian Abel Solis Esmeralda Huerta Cyndi Reader Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Pam Aboud Tim Huml John Reilly Greenberg Traurig LLP Silicon Valley Bank
Charles Adams Bryan James Renata Revilla Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel Symantec Corporation
Rose Adams Cassidy Jensen Wade E. Riemenschneider Holland & Knight LLP VMware, Inc.
Wilson Addo Patti Johnsen Gabriela Rodriguez Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP Yahoo!
Mercedes Alvarez Charandeep Kaur Lodema Ronchetti Kay Scholer LLP
Scott Anderson Donny Kong Sarah Rosenberg Keker & Van Nest LLP
Daniel Baker Brad Kulick Lindsay Ruggeri Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Michael Ballard Akash Kumar Jenna-Marie Rutherford Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Hoang Bao Kate Lane Jessica Saviis Latham & Watkins LLP
Malita Barkataki Christina Lawrence Christopher Schmoller LeClairRyan
Board of Directors

Board Officers
Scott Maples, President
Ruckus Wireless, Inc.
Alexis Coll-Very, President-Elect
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
John F. Schultz, Past-President
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Erik Olson, Treasurer
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Elizabeth Pipkin, Secretary
McManis Faulkner

Board Members President's Advisory Council
Edward V. Anderson Hon. Read Ambler (Ret.)
Sheppard Mullin Richter &
JAMS
Hampton
Harry B. Bremond
Neel Chatterjee Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati LLP
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
E.A. Lisa Kenkel Hon. John Flaherty (Ret.)
Howard Clowes JAMS
Fenwick & West LLP
DLA Piper LLP
Mongtomery Kersten John W (Jay) Fowler
Charles T.C. Compton Bergeson, LLP
Compton Antitrust Law Office John W. Kuo
Varian Medical Systems Steve Hallgrimson
Matthew Fawcett Berliner Cohen
NetApp, Inc. Yabo Lin Mark Rowland
Sidley Austin LLP Ropes & Gray LLP Allen J. Ruby
Richard G. Frenkel Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Latham Watkins LLP Suzan Miller Dawn Smith
Intel Corporation VMware, Inc. Prof. Edward H Steinman
Russell C. Hansen Santa Clara University School
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP Rick Ostiller Vicki Veenker
Veenker Law Offices of Law
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Caz Hashemi Lawrence Stone
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Laura M. Owen Melanie Vinson
Workday, Inc. Santa Clara Assessor
Polycom, Inc.
Natasha Innocenti Rick R. Williams
Innocenti Partners, LLC Louise Pentland Catherine Zinn
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Sobrato Family Foundation
PayPal, Inc.
Eric Jensen James T. Danaher (In Memoriam)
Cooley LLP Erika Rottenberg Michael Zuckert
Silicon Valley Bank Albert J. Ruffo (In Memoriam)
STAFF

Leadership Team Leslie Ochoa Shara Escobar Marisa Lopez Tamara Schane
Alison Brunner Receptionist Legal Secretary Staff Attorney Senior Attorney
CEO Monica Rodriguez Jazmin Garcia Teresa Magaña Mahira Siddiqui
Hilary Armstrong Development & Marketing Coor. Intake Specialist Senior Office Manager Staff Attorney
Directing Attorney Steve Goetze Kate Manning Julia Souza
Program Staff Senior Social Worker Senior Attorney Staff Attorney
Allison Barnum Tiffany Akeo
Pro Bono Manager Marianna Gonzalez Ruby Marquez Hannah Toy
Social Worker
Marlene Bennett Intake Specialist Senior Attorney Social Worker
Roxanna Alavi
Supervising Attorney Amy Guy Patti Massey Lil Turner
Senior Attorney
Andrew Cain Senior Attorney Senior Attorney Staff Attorney
Nadia Aziz
Supervising Attorney Nuemi Guzman Jeanine McKelvey Cynthia Valenzula
Senior Attorney
Eva Fong Sr. Outreach Coordinator/ Senior Attorney Social Worker
Christine Berbelis Legal Assistant
Controller Rebecca Merton Nadia Vargas
Staff Attorney
Kyra Kazantzis Steve Hernandez Translator Legal Secretary
Tomoko Bergan Contract Coordinator
Directing Attorney Denise Miller Chris Vu
Staff Attorney
Jennifer Kelleher Felisa Ihly Staff Attorney Peer Advocate
Mariel Block Pro Bono Specialist
Directing Attorney Rachel Mino Matthew Warren
Senior Attorney
Kate Levin Maighna Jain Staff Attorney Staff Attorney
Molly Brennan Senior Attorney
Director of Development Alexis Moody Sarah Webb
Senior Attorney
Neha Marathe Samuel Jain Staff Attorney Senior Attorney
Kara Brodfuehrer Staff Attorney
Supervising Attorney Becky Moskowitz Elizabeth Wells
Senior Attorney
Melissa Morris Patricia Jimenez Senior Attorney Staff Attorney
Taylor Campion Senior Social Worker
Supervising Attorney Xochitl Munoz Megan Wheelehan
Staff Attorney
Elisa Neipp Amanda Kennedy Social Worker Staff Attorney
Diana Castillo Senior Attorney
HR Director Kim Pederson Suzanne Yang
Senior Attorney
Nathan Thomas Annette Kirkham Senior Attorney Senior Attorney
Nora Chung Senior Attorney
Clinical Social Work Senaida Rangel Rhea Yo
Senior Social Worker
Supervisor Kevin Knestrick Social Worker Senior Attorney
Carla Cox Senior Attorney
Jenny Uchida Jim Raphael Tom Zito
Senior Attorney
CFO Anuja Kumaria Senior Advocate Senior Attorney
Adelina Del Real Staff Attorney Ruby Renteria
Administration Senior Legal Assistant
Chantal Kurpiewski Equal Justice Works Fellow
Samantha Bajo Hagar Dickman Sr. Contracts Coordinator Sponsored by Morrison &
Receptionist Staff Attorney Foerster Foundation
Mark Lew
Carrie Chung Ben Ebert Accounting Anaylst
Development Assoc./Ex. Asst. Senior Attorney
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
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