The 2022 Celebration of Service was held on October 19th, 2022
Honoring Julie Jacobs, Chief Legal Officer and
General Counsel, HP Inc.
Keynote Speaker, Eric Holder
Rising for Justice’s Celebration of Service honors individuals and organizations that most embody Rising for Justice’s commitment to protecting the rights and dignity of people. The Celebration of Service raises critical funds needed to support our multifaceted programs that build equity and justice for all people in Washington, D.C.
Our 2022 Honoree
Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, HP Inc.
Throughout her career, Julie has exemplified the values of Rising for Justice through her commitment to building impactful pro bono programs, her career-long dedication to mentoring the next generation of lawyers, and her pioneering leadership in the internet and new media industries, which have made her a pillar of the Greater Washington area’s legal community. As a result of her efforts, members of Julie’s legal department have gone on to senior in-house positions, including CEO positions, in the technology, government contracting, sports and entertainment, healthcare, and food processing industries.
Our 2022 Keynote Speaker
Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP &
Former Attorney General of the United States
Former Attorney General of the United States and renowned civil rights advocate Eric Holder has pursued a remarkable legal and public service career spanning more than thirty years. Over those years and in many key roles, he has led the charge on critical human and civil rights issues. Mr. Holder’s six-year tenure as Attorney General under President Obama was defined by his leadership on voting rights and a steadfast commitment to criminal justice reforms. In 2014, Time magazine named Mr. Holder to its list of 100 Most Influential People, noting that he had “worked tirelessly to ensure equal justice.”