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47th Annual Law Gala & Auction

Bollywood Bling

A Night of Glitz and Glamour
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
Saturday, April 6, 2024

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A Night of Glitz and Glamour
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
Saturday, April 6, 2024

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Saturday, April 6, 2024
6:00PM Central
The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
1600 West Loop South, Houston, TX 77027

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Event Chairs

Kelly Sandill ’01, Gala Chair

Hon. Ravi K. Sandill ’01, Honorary Chair

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Thank You to Our Sponsors and Underwriters
As of February 28, 2024
DIAMOND SPONSORS
Mo Aziz ’04
Bracewell LLP
Chandler McNulty LLP
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Vinson & Elkins LLP

PLATINUM SPONSORS
Akin
Beck Redden LLP
Blank Rome LLP
The Gibson Law Firm
Hicks Thomas LLP
McDowell Hetherington LLP
Law Office of Reginald E. McKamie, Sr., P.C.
Mukerji Law Firm
Porter Hedges LLP
Livia and Ezequiel ’90 Reyna
SheppardMullin
Shook Hardy & Bacon
Skadden
University of Houston Alumni Association

GOLD SPONSORS
Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
Armstrong Lee & Baker LLP
AZA Law
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
CenterPoint Energy
Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Aughtry
Chevron U.S.A.
Hon. Julie Countiss ’02
Fogler, Brar, O’Neil & Gray LLP
Hagan Noll & Boyle LLC
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, PC
Daniel Patton ’99
Perdue & Kidd
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Hon. Ravi K. Sandill ’01
Dennis M. Slate ’00
Spencer Fane LLP
White & Case LLP

SILVER SPONSORS
Foley & Lardner LLP
Regina Rogers ’70

BAR UNDERWRITER
Chandler McNulty LLP

BID PADDLES UNDERWRITER
Tony Buzbee ’97

PHOTO BOOTH UNDERWRITER
Akin

RAFFLE PRIZE UNDERWRITER
Davis Law Group

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Gala Levels of Support and Benefits

Make your contribution by March 8, 2024, to receive recognition on gala collateral, webpage, e-blasts, and the UH Law Center Annual Report.

TABLES

$25,000 DIAMOND
(FMV $3,000)

Table for 10 with VIP placement
Valet parking
White glove champagne service at your table
Opportunity to host a Law Center faculty member or member of the Judiciary at your table
Exclusive access to 1L professionalism reception, recognition on event signage, and opportunity to provide firm-branded swag
Recognition at 1L Orientation on event signage and opportunity to provide firm-branded swag
Law firm logo displayed on Law Center monitors for one academic year
Early access to top 30% 1L reception and recognition on event signage
Full page color recognition in program book*

$15,000 DEAN’S ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION TOAST (EXCLUSIVE)
(LIMITED TO ONE FMV $2,500)

Sponsor the official toast to celebrate Dean Baynes’ 10th anniversary at the Law Center
Table for 10 with priority placement
Valet Parking
Opportunity to host a Law Center faculty member or member of the Judiciary at your table
Law firm logo displayed on Law Center monitors for one academic year
Early access to top 30% 1L reception and recognition on event signage
Full page color recognition in program book*

$10,000 PLATINUM
(FMV $2,500)

Table for 10 with priority placement
Valet parking
Opportunity to host a Law Center faculty member or member of the Judiciary at your table
Law firm logo displayed on Law Center monitors for one academic year
Early access to top 30% 1L reception and recognition on event signage
Half page color recognition in program book*

$6,000 GOLD
(FMV $2,500)

Table for 10
Valet parking
Opportunity to host a Law Center faculty member or member of the Judiciary at your table

$3,600 SILVER
(FMV $1,500)

6 seats at a table
Valet parking

UNDERWRITERS (EXCLUSIVE)

No tables are offered at these levels

$10,000 Bar
(FMV $0)
SOLD

Custom brand visibility on main event bar
Full page color recognition in program book*

$7,500 BID PADDLE
(FMV $0)
SOLD

Custom brand visibility on event bid paddles
Full page color recognition in program book*

$6,500 MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
(FMV $0)

Custom brand visibility on event bid paddles
Full page color recognition in program book*

$5,000 PHOTO BOOTH
(FMV $0)

Custom brand visibility in photo booth area
Half page color recognition in program book*

UNDERWRITER SUPPORT
(FMV $0)

$2,500 full page (FMV $0)

$1,500 half page (FMV $0)

Full page or half page color recognition in
program book*

 

 

 

Click Here to Register

For additional information please email lawgala@uh.edu

$600
(FMV $350)
$300
CLASS OF 2020- 2023
(FMV $250)

One seat at a Gala Table
Valet parking

Click Here to Register

Please enter your Gala Individual Seat total in the Other box and select Law Gala and Auction Fund as the designation drop down.

For additional information please email lawgala@uh.edu

Leila M. El-Hakam and Matias J. Adrogué ’99
Erin and Mo ’04 Aziz
Susan L. Bickley ’84 and Robert Scott
Elaine Block ’78
Joe Boyle ’01
Tony Buzbee ’97
Christin and Troy ’98 Chandler
Alison L. Chen ’03
The Honorable Julie Countiss ’02
Afsheen ’06 and Joshua ’06 Davis
Courtney ’05 and Rob ’05 Ervin
The Honorable Tanya Garrison ’00
Casey ’14 and Jason ’98 Gibson
Diana Gomez
The Honorable Michael Gomez ’00
Alexandra and Ward ’14 Goolsby
Michelle ’11 and Buddy Gray
Lauren and Warren ’88 Harris
Charlie Henke ’92
Thomas Hetherington ’98
Matthew Hoffman ’12
Shawn and Bill ’92 Jackson
Lance Lubel ’91
Capt. Reginald E. McKamie Sr. ’86
Brian Melton ’99
Luisa Muskus ’14 and Julio Rivero
Mary ’08 and Weston ’08 O’Black
Gayle ’00 and Dan ’99 Patton
Nicole and Jim ’93 M. Perdue, Jr.
Anne and Alex ’06 Roberts
Amy and Peter ’00 Scaff
Jessica Schaffner ’14 and Scott Armstrong ’14
Michelle ’06 and Aaron ’06 Scheffler
Dennis M Slate ’00
Negin and Charles ’97 Sturm
Ed Sullivan ’97
The Honorable Christine Weems
Meghan and Ben ’00 Westcott
Laura and Richard ’99 Whiteley
Ingrid and Willie ’84 Wood
Amy ’06 and Joshua ’02 Wolfshohl
Hon. Alvin ’67 and Susie Zimmerman

Coming Soon

Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Law Alumni Association Award Recipients

Dean's Award(s): Ezequiel Reyna ‘84 & Senator Royce West ’79
President's Award: Fermeen Fazal ’00
Alumnus Of The Year Award: Dick Schwartz ‘79
Corporate Sector Achievement Award: Dianne Ralston ‘94
Diversity & Inclusion Award: Eric Munoz ‘06
Faculty Distinction Award: Meredith Duncan ‘93
Honorary Alumnus Award: Dr. Elwyn Lee
James M. Roach Law Fund Volunteer Award: Muhammad Aziz ‘04
Law Gala & Auction Award: Vinson & Elkins LLP
Private Practice Achievement Award: Elaine Block ‘78
Pro Bono/Community Service & Leadership Award: Nikhita Ved ‘10
Public/Non-Profit Sector Achievement Award: Ann Chandler ‘98
Rising Star Award(s): Luis Ruiz ’14 & Scott Armstrong ‘14

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The Post Oak at Uptown Houston
Group rate deadline: March 6, 2024
Click Here to Book

Bollywood Chic or Black Tie and Bold Colors

We invite all gala attendees to embrace the vibrant colors, intricate designs, and glamour associated with Bollywood fashion. If you prefer to stick with traditional black tie evening wear, we encourage you to embrace the evening’s theme by incorporating bold colors

For Bollywood attire, you may enjoy shopping at these local and online destinations:

Sari Sapne

5651 Hillcroft Street, Houston, TX 77036 (closed on Tuesdays) (in-house tailoring available)

Roop Sari Palace

6655 Harwin Drive, Houston, TX 77036 (closed on Tuesdays) (in-house tailoring available)

Online:
www.perniaspopupshop.com
www.lashkaraa.com

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Questions? Contact lawgala@uh.edu or call 713.743.2201.

University of Houston Law Center

4170 Martin Luther King Blvd
Houston, TX 77204-6060

713-743-2100 General
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