ELI Award Dinner



The Environmental Law Institute is proud to announce that the 2022 Environmental Achievement Award will go to Benjamin Wilson, Environmental Lawyer & Civil Rights Advocate! The ANNUAL AWARD CEREMONY will be held in person on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.


Ben Wilson

ELI is pleased to announce that it will present its 2022 Environmental Achievement Award to Benjamin F. Wilson—lawyer, scholar, pioneer, and mentor—in recognition of his visionary leadership and service to communities over a most distinguished environmental law career. Make a night of it and book your stay at the Omni today!


ELI thanks our Super Star Sponsors

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP King & Spalding LLP
Baker Botts LLP Latham & Watkins LLP
Beveridge & Diamond PC Sidley Austin LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
DLA Piper LLP  


ELI thanks our Star Sponsors

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Alston & Bird LLP Hess Corporation
Baker & Hostetler LLP Hogan Lovells US LLP
Bergeson & Campbell, PC Holland & Knight LLP
Best Best & Krieger LLP Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
BNSF Railway IBM Corporation
Bracewell LLP Jenner & Block LLP
Laurie Burt K&L Gates LLP
Leslie Carothers Keller & Heckman LLP
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Climate Leadership Council Stephen and Susan Mandel
Constellation Energy Monterey Bay Aquarium
Covington & Burling LLP Paul Hastings LLP
Earthjustice Perkins Coie LLP
ELI Climate Judiciary Project Pfizer Inc.
Environmental Defense Fund PG&E Corporation
Farella Braun + Martel LLP William Rawson
Foley Hoag LLP Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
FTI Consulting, Inc. Toyota Motor North America
General Electric Company Van Ness Feldman LLP
Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. Wiley Rein LLP


Sponsorship and Promotional Opportunities

 ELI’s Annual Award Ceremony Fundraiser remains an opportunity for environmental professionals from around the world to forge new bonds of cooperation while supporting the agenda-setting research, education, and training programs of the Institute that makes law work for people, places, and the planet. We could not accomplish our mission without the support and involvement of our outstanding sponsors. Please contact Melodie DeMulling for more details on becoming a 2022 Star Sponsor!


*ELI is asking only vaccinated people to attend the in-person reception and dinner on October 25. We will be asking each guest to verify their vaccination status as part of registration for the event. We also reserve the right to cancel the in-person event at any time based on CDC guidelines and DC Health guidelines and mandates. Thank you for your patience with us as we navigate the new normal for events.

Unable to participate in this year's Award Ceremony? Make a donation to support ELI's ongoing work advancing environmental progress through education, events, and research and analysis.


ELI Corporate & Policy Forums 

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Missed the 2021 Award Ceremony? Don't worry! The Award Ceremony recording is here.
Read t
he Award Ceremony Program.

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