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Events and Sponsorships

We frequently attend, sponsor or host events, programs and conferences focused on diversity, inclusion and work-life balance.

Such recent and upcoming programs and events include:

June 2018

  • Key Sponsor, CBIA's "When Women Lead" Conference, Infinity Hall, Hartford, CT, June 1.

May 2018

  • Mind Over Matters: Your Mental Health and Well-Being As A Lawyer, An "In Community" CLE Panel Discussion, Hartford, CT, May 15.

  • George W. Crawford Black Bar Association's 41st Annual Dinner, Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT, May 3.
  • Bronze Sponsor, National Diversity Council's Women in Leadership Symposium, Pratt & Whitney Stadium, East Hartford, CT, May 2.

April 2018

  • Bronze Sponsor, YWCA Hartford Region's In the Company of Women Luncheon, Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT, April 12.

March 2018

  • UConn Law Diversity Week, March 26-30.

February 2018

  • Gold Sponsor, NBA-CLS 31st Annual Corporate Counsel Conference, February 15-17.
  • Platinum Sponsor, Urban League of Greater Hartford's 2018 Black History Celebration, "A Legacy Revealed: I am America", Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, CT, February 15.
  • LCD Best Practices Forum "What Clients Want and How to Get There", Quinnipiack Club, New Haven, CT, February 8.

November 2017

  • Platinum Sponsor, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association’s 24th Annual Award Celebration, New Haven, CT, November 16.
  • “In Community” Series Event: Identifying & Overcoming Stereotypes and Racial and Economic Prejudice in Housing, Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, November 15.
  • Advocate Sponsor, Lambda Legal Connecticut Cares, Westport, CT, November 5.

October 2017

  • Really Big Sponsor, Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective’s 15th One Big Event, Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT, October 28.
  • Cornerstone Sponsor, Connecticut Bar Association’s Diversity & Inclusion Summit: The Collaborative Blueprint, Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven, CT, October 25.
  • Host of Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Mentor Dinner and Program, Shipman & Goodwin's Hartford office, October 24.
  • Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month featuring guest speaker Lourdes Alvarez, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of New Haven, Hartford office, October 11.
  • Gold Sponsor, Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 17th Annual Awards Dinner, Westport, CT, October 5.

September 2017

  • Bronze Sponsor, Corporate Counsel Women of Color's Thirteenth Annual Career Strategies Conference, New Orleans, LA, September 27-29.
  • “In Community” Series Event: A Jury of One's Peers? A CLE Panel Discussion on Jury Diversity, Co-Sponsor with the George W. Crawford Black Bar Association, Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, September 27.
  • Host, George W. Crawford Black Bar Association General Body Meeting, Hartford office, September 19.
  • Gold Sponsor, South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut’s Eleventh Annual Awards Dinner, Hartford, CT, September 13.

August 2017

  • NEBLSA Job Fair Participant, New York, NY, August 4.
  • Benefactor Sponsor, National LGBT Bar Association 2017 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair, San Francisco, CA, August 2-4.
  • Bronze Table Sponsor, National Bar Association’s 40 Lawyers Under 40 Gala, Toronto, ON, August 2.

July 2017

  • Committee on Diversity & Inclusion sponsored Summer Associate Wine Tasting, Hartford, July 27.

June 2017

  • The Amistad Center for Art & Culture's Juneteenth Celebration Gala, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, June 16.
  • Bronze Sponsor, 30th Annual Connecticut LGBT Film Festival, Hartford, June 2 - 10.

May 2017

  • 1L LCLD Scholars Summit, Philadelphia, PA, May 23-25.
  • Celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month featuring guest speaker, Dr. Meera Viswanathan, Head of School, The Ethel Walker School, Hartford office, May 23.
  • Gold Sponsor, Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity's 13th Annual Edwin Archer Randolph Diversity Award Celebration, Pratt & Whitney Hangar & Museum, East Hartford, May 18.
  • Women at the Helm (WATH), 3rd Annual Golf Clinic and Reception, Middlefield, CT, May 11.
  • Taste of Harmony Multicultural Luncheon, Shipman & Goodwin’s Stamford office, May 10.
  • Diamond Sponsor, George W. Crawford Black Bar Association’s 40th Annual Awards Celebration and Scholarship Dinner, Plantsville, CT, May 4.

April 2017

  • Take A Child To Work Day Program at Shipman & Goodwin, April 27.
  • Host, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association Annual Meeting, Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, April 8.
  • Bronze Sponsor, YWCA Hartford Region's In the Company of Women luncheon, Connecticut Convention Center, April 6.
  • Host, Becoming A Judge in Connecticut: The Judicial Selection Process, sponsored by CAPABA, CHBA, SABAC and Crawford Bar Associations, Hartford, April 4.

March 2017

  • Sole Law Firm Sponsor, Diversity Week, UCONN School of Law, March 27 - 31.
  • Diamond Sponsor, 100 Women of Color Gala and Awards, The Bushnell, Hartford, March 24.

February 2017

  • Sing the Truth: Voices From the Amistad Center Exhibit and presentation by Dr. Frank Mitchell, Executive Director of the Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, February 28.
  • Gold Sponsor, National Bar Association’s 30th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference, Atlanta, GA, February 23-25.
  • Platinum Sponsor, Urban League of Greater Hartford’s 3rd Annual Black History Month Celebration: A Legacy Revealed: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead, Hartford Public Library, February 16.

January 2017

  • Partner Sponsor, 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, Hartford, January 16.
  • University of Connecticut School of Law Cultural Diversity Initiative Interview Program, Hartford, January 11.

December 2016

  • Platinum Sponsor, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association’s Twenty-Third Annual Awards Celebration, New Haven, CT, December 1.

October 2016

  • Host of Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Mentor Dinner and Program, Shipman & Goodwin's Hartford office, October 27.
  • Cornerstone Sponsor, Connecticut Bar Association’s Inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Summit:  The Collaborative Blueprint, Quinnipiac University School of Law, North Haven, CT, October 26.
  • “In Community” Series Event, Shattering the Glass Ceiling:  Tips From Women at the Top, Panel Discussion at Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, October 18.
  • Big Sponsor, Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective’s 14th One Big Event, Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT, October 15.
  • Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, October 6.

September 2016

  • Jade Sponsor, Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 16th Annual Awards Dinner, Hartford, CT, September 28.
  • Host, George W. Crawford Black Bar Association General Meeting, Hartford office, September 22.
  • Bronze Sponsor, Corporate Counsel Women of Color's Twelfth Annual Career Strategies Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 21 - 23.
  • Silver Sponsor, South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut’s Tenth Annual Awards Dinner, Hartford, CT, September 14.
  • Host, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association Board Meeting, Hartford office, September 13.

August 2016

  • Benefactor Sponsor, National LGBT Bar Association 2016 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair, Washington, DC, August 4-6.

July 2016

  • NEBLSA Job Fair Participant, New York, NY, July 29.
  • Committee on Diversity and Inclusion sponsored Summer Associate Wine Tasting, Hartford, July 28.

June 2016

  • The Amistad Center for Art & Culture's Juneteenth Celebration Gala: Jubilation, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, June 18.
  • Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity's Career Building Symposium, Leadership in the 21st Century:  Leading without Titles, CT Bar Association, June 15.
  • Bronze Sponsor, 29th Connecticut LGBT Film Festival, Hartford, June 3 - 11.

May 2016

  • Gold Sponsor, Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity's 12th Annual Edwin Archer Randolph Diversity Award Celebration, Pratt & Whitney Hangar & Museum, East Hartford, May 25.
  • 1L LCLD Scholars Summit, Chicago, IL, May 19-21.

April 2016

  • Take A Child To Work Day Program at Shipman & Goodwin, April 28.
  • Host, George W. Crawford Black Bar Association Election Meeting, Hartford office, April 20.
  • Host, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association Annual Meeting, Hartford office, April 9.
  • Bronze Sponsor, YWCA Hartford Region's In the Company of Women luncheon, Connecticut Convention Center, April 7.

March 2016

  • Premium Sponsor, AKA Sorority, Inc., 85th North Atlantic Regional Conference, Hartford, March 30 - April 3.
  • Taste of Harmony Multicultural Luncheon, Shipman & Goodwin’s Fairfield County offices, March 29.
  • Sole Law Firm Sponsor, Diversity Week, UConn School of Law, March 28 - April 1.
  • Women at the Helm (WATH) Women’s History Month event featuring Fran Pastore, CEO of the Women’s Business Development Council, March 22. 

February 2016

  • Gold Sponsor, National Bar Association’s 29th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, February 18-20.
  • “In Community” Series Event,  A Conversation About Race and Criminal Justice Reform in Connecticut, Panel Discussion at Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, February 11.

January 2016

  • Partner Sponsor, 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, Hartford, January 18.
  • University of Connecticut School of Law Cultural Diversity Initiative Interview Program, Hartford, January 14.

November 2015

  • Platinum Sponsor, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association’s Annual Awards Celebration, Hartford, CT, November 12.
  • Host of Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Mentor Dinner and Program, Shipman & Goodwin's Hartford office, November 9.

October 2015

  • Change Agent Sponsor, Aurora Women & Girls Foundation’s Annual Breakfast, Hartford, CT, October 16.
  • Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month featuring guest speaker Jorge Perez, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Banking, Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, October 15.
  • Gold Sponsor, Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s Annual Dinner, Stamford, CT,
    October 8.
  • Equality Sponsor, Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF)'s One Woman Makes a Difference Annual Awards Dinner, Plantsville, CT, October 6.

September 2015

  • Bronze Sponsor, Corporate Counsel Women of Color's Eleventh Annual Career Strategies Conference, Atlanta, GA, September 23 - 25.
  • Silver Sponsor, South Asian Bar Association of Connecticut’s Ninth Annual Awards Dinner, Hartford, CT, September 2.

August 2015

  • “In Community” Series event, “The Mischief Biases Play in Law and the Legal Profession”, featuring guest speaker Professor Kimberly Norwood, Hartford office, August 12.
  • Friend Level Sponsor, National LGBT Bar Association 2015 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair, Chicago, IL, August 7.
  • NEBLSA Job Fair Participant, New York, NY, August 7.

July 2015

  • Committee on Diversity and Inclusion sponsored Summer Associate Wine Tasting, Hartford, July 9.

June 2015

  • The Amistad Center for Art & Culture's Juneteenth Celebration Gala: Jubilation, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, June 19.

May 2015

  • 1L LCLD Scholars Summit, Dallas, TX, May 28-30.
  • A Primer on Traditional and Contemporary Chinese Culture in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month featuring guest speaker, Dr. Liansu Meng, Assistant Professor of Chinese at the University of Connecticut, along with UConn’s first graduates with a Chinese major:  Erin DeMay, Yanyan Freitag and Marc Schuman, Hartford office, May 26.
  • Gold Sponsor, Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity's 11th Annual Edwin Archer Randolph Diversity Award Celebration, Pratt & Whitney Hangar & Museum, East Hartford, May 20.
  • Women at the Helm (WATH) golf outing, Lyman Orchards, Middlefield, CT, May 20.
  • Diamond Sponsor, George W. Crawford Black Bar Association Annual Dinner, Hartford, May 14.
  • Discussion with bestselling author Luanne Rice regarding her career and “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” in recognition of Women’s History Month, Hartford office, May 11. 
  • Law Day Program & Celebration for students at Bloomfield High School and Capital Preparatory Magnet School, Shipman & Goodwin’s Hartford office, May 1.

April 2015

  • Taste of Harmony Multicultural Luncheon, Shipman & Goodwin’s Stamford office, April 28. 
  • Take A Child To Work Day Program at Shipman & Goodwin, April 23.
  • Host, Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association Annual Meeting, Hartford office, April 18.
  • Bronze Sponsor, YWCA Hartford Region's luncheon featuring Viola Davis, Connecticut Convention Center, April 9.
  • "Gotta Have Faith?" - Religion and the Workplace - Panel discussion hosted at Shipman & Goodwin LLP's Hartford office, April 8.

March 2015

  • Docent led tour of This is My Story, This is My Song:  Writers, Musicians and the Black Freedom Struggle at Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, March 27. 
  • Sole Law Firm Sponsor, Diversity Week, University of Connecticut School of Law, March 23-27.

February 2015

  • Gold Sponsor, National Bar Association’s 28th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference, Naples, FL, February 26-28.

January 2015

  • Patron Sponsor, 30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, Hartford, January 19.
  • University of Connecticut School of Law Cultural Diversity Initiative Interview Program, Hartford, January 15.
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