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Illinois Bar Foundation Gala

  • Friday, May 20, 2022
  • The Four Seasons Chicago

Honoring J. Timothy Eaton (Taft Law) with the Distinguished Award for Excellence

Friday, May 20, 2022 

Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago | 120 E. Delaware, Chicago 60611

VIP Reception begins at 6 pm | General reception begins at 6:30 pm

You are cordially invited to the Illinois Bar Foundation’s signature black-tie Gala, honoring J. Timothy Eaton. Join us for an unforgettable evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing, live and silent auctions, inspiring speeches, and music by the Ken Arlen Evolution Orchestra, raising funds for the access to justice and lawyers care programs of the Illinois Bar Foundation.

Are you attending this year’s event? Look for an email from us on Thursday 5/19 with information on how to pre-register and skip the registration table at the event! Please email Jessie Reeves with any questions or concerns.

Please note online ticket sales for this event have ended but contact Jessie if you’re interested in attending or supporting the event!

Unable to attend in person this year? To pledge your commitment and be acknowledged during the fund-a-need portion of our live program, click here or email Jessie Reeves.

COVID-19 Information: Please note that the health and safety of our guests and staff remains our utmost concern during these ever-changing times. With that in mind, we will be following all venue, state, and local protocols in regards to mask & vaccine mandates. The Four Seasons Hotel’s current policy is below:

In accordance with the City of Chicago, Four Seasons Chicago will no longer require guests to wear masks or provide proof of vaccination, as of February 28th, 2022. In accordance with Four Seasons’ own Covid-19 Lead With Care guidelines, the staff is still required to wear masks in the hotel and will be masked during events.

We will update this section regularly and communicate with attendees as the event gets closer.

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