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October 19th, 2011 at 3:32 pm
Congratulations to Sutherland Comfort, the 2011 winner of the Battle of the Law Firm bands!We are excited to announce that we raised over almost $150,000 at this year’s event!!  A huge thank you to all our sponsors, bands, and attendees for making Banding Together 2011 a success.  Below are photos of the 2011 Banding Together and links to our press coverage. Pictures from Banding Together 2011.  

Press Coverage and Videos from Banding Together 2011
Thank you to the Washington Post, the Current, Scene Bisnow and Legal Bisnow for great post-event coverage!

And here is all our pre-event coverage! We have been mentioned on the Washingtonian, Washington City Paper, Brightest Young Things, the Legal Times and Bisnow.

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October 19th, 2011 at 2:36 pm
Congratulations to Sutherland Comfort, the 2010 winner of the Battle of the Law Firm bands!We are excited to announce that we raised over $126,000at this year’s event!!  A huge thank you to all our sponsors, bands, and attendees for making Banding Together 2010 a success.  Below are photos of the 2010 Banding Together and links to our press coverage.Pictures from Banding Together 2010.  

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October 19th, 2011 at 2:31 pm
THE BATTLE OF THE LAW FIRM BANDS: A FUNDRAISER FOR GIFTS FOR THE HOMELESSDCD Crowned the Champ!Articles about Banding Together 2009
Lawyers Battle It Out Rock ‘n’ Roll-Style for Charity
Lawyers Can Rock??
ATL Field Trip: The Battle of the Law Firm Bands (Part 1)
ATL Field Trip: The Battle of the Law Firm Bands (Part 2)
ATL Field Trip: The Battle of the Law Firm Bands (Part 3)
Pictures from Banding Together 2009.

Lawyers from prominent area law firms competed in a hotly contested sixth annual Battle of the Law Firm Bands to benefit Gifts for the Homeless, Inc. (GFTH), a non-profit, all-volunteer organization supported by the city’s legal community to help the homeless. The Black Cat, a premier hot-spot in DC’s historic U Street a premier hot-spot in DC’s historic U Street district (1811 14th Street, NW), partnered with GFTH to host “Banding Together 2009” on Thursday, June 18, from 7:00 pm to midnight.

 

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October 19th, 2011 at 2:30 pm

THE BATTLE OF THE LAW FIRM BANDS: A FUNDRAISER FOR GIFTS FOR THE HOMELESS

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Banding Together 2008Washington, D.C., June, 2008 – Lawyers from prominent area law firms will compete in a hotly contested fifth annual Battle of the Law Firm Bands to benefit Gifts for the Homeless, Inc. (GFTH), a non-profit, all-volunteer organization supported by the city’s legal community to help the homeless. The Black Cat, a premier hot-spot in DC’s historic U Street district (1811 14th Street, NW), has partnered with GFTH to host “Banding Together 2008” on Thursday, June 19, from 7:00 pm to midnight.

At the stroke of midnight, one band will be crowned champion for having raised the most money from the crowd through “Chicago-style” voting (each dollar equals one vote – vote early and often!). GFTH will use 100% of the money donated to purchase thermal underwear, sweatshirts, sweatpants, hats, gloves, underwear, socks, blankets and other essential new clothing items for homeless men, women, and children; the clothing is distributed to more than [30] shelters throughout the metro area. GFTH has already raised over $67,000 in connection with Banding Together 2008, on the way to topping the almost $80,000 raised at last year’s event. Contributions continue to flow in.

GFTH chose the Black Cat as the site for “Banding Together” because of its unmatched reputation for great music. The Black Cat is a live music venue committed to providing the best in local, national and international independent alternative music. The Black Cat is also known for its delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian food served until 1:00 am on week nights at the Food for Thought Café. “We are delighted that a great rock venue like the Black Cat has again generously partnered with us to host an event that is as much fun as it is worthwhile,” said GFTH board of directors member Walter Lohmann, the chief organizer of Banding Together 2008. To date, nearly 45 law firms and other companies have signed up as Banding Together 2008 sponsors and donors (listed on page 2 of this press release).

 

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October 19th, 2011 at 2:30 pm

THE BATTLE OF THE LAW FIRM BANDS: A FUNDRAISER FOR GIFTS FOR THE HOMELESS

On Thursday, June 28, 2007, ten DC law firm bands took the stage at The Black Cat to compete for the title of Champion Law Firm Band!!

Banding Together 2007 Lineup:

  • 7:10 — The Precedents (Constantine Cannon LLP/McDermott Will & Emery LLP)
  • 7:35 — The Sanctions (Greenberg Traurig, LLP)
  • 8:00 — King Cadillac (Miller & Chevalier Chartered)
  • 8:25 — Waterson (Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP)
  • 8:50 — On-Kilter (Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP)
  • 9:15 — Moving Parts (Patton Boggs LLP)
  • 9:40 — Big Sur (Sidley Austin)
  • 10:05 — Beats Workin’ (Alston & Bird LLP/Hogan & Hartson LLP/Scowcroft Group)
  • 10:30 — One for the Governor (Crowell & Moring LLP/Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP)
  • 10:55 — De profundis (Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP/Hogan & Hartson LLP)

 

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