Howard University School of Law has launched a campaign to renovate our Moot Court Room in honor of Damon J. Keith, one of our most prestigious alumni.

The Moot Court Room will be named:

The Moot Court Room was last renovated in 1975. The planned renovation includes a new spatial design that will improve sight lines and acoustics, and will incorporate state-of-the-art courtroom technology and new furnishings. The renovation will be an important upgrade to the Law School facility and will assist in our continuing effort to recruit outstanding students.


Senior Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit Background/Jurisprudence of Damon Keith with links to landmark cases such Davis v. School District of the City of Pontiac


Raise a total of $2.5 million for the renovation
Raise a minimum of $1 million by the Sesquicentennial – April 2019

Through Howard University Law School, we came to know these lawyers who are legends today in African-American legal history.  They include Charles H. Houston, Thurgood Marshall, William H. Hastie, Jr., James Nabrit Jr., Spotswood Robinson III, George E.?C. Hayes . . .  They taught us that the Constitution was our best hope; that equality would come through the law



Stacy Mobley, Esq.,
Class of 1971

Chair, Howard University Board of Trustees

Kasim Reed, Esq.,
Class of 1995

Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia

Alice Gresham Bullock, Esq.,
Class of 1975

Dean Emeritus & Former Professor Howard University School of Law

L. Douglas Wilder,Esq.,
Class of 1959

Former Governor of Virginia

Sanford Cloud Jr., Esq.,
Class of 1969

Chairman of the Board, Connecticut Health Foundation

Sharon Pratt, Esq.,
Class of 1968

Former Mayor of the District of Columbia

Kurt L. Schmoke, Esq.

Dean Emeritus, Howard University School of Law

Eric Holder, Esq.

Partner, Covington Burling
Former Attorney General of the United States

Naming Opportunities

Moot Court Room Judge's Chambers: $50,000
Technology Suite: $50,000
Moot Court Room Photo & Signage: $25,000
Moot Court Room Signage: $10,000
Moot Court Chair Naming: $5,000
Moot Court Foyer Wall of Bricks: $1,000

Leadership Giving Societies

The Damon J. Keith Society
Benefactor: $100,000
Patron: $50,000 - $99,999
Sponsor: $25,000 - $49,999
Fellow: $10,000 - $24,999

The Charles Hamilton Houston Society

Benefactor: $5,000 - $9,999
Patron: $2,500 - $4,999
Sponsor: $1,000 - $2,499
Fellow: $500 - $999

Youth Alumni Leadership Society

Law School Alumni, 5 - 9 years since graduation: $500 - $999
Law School Alumni, 1 - 4 years since graduation: $250 - $499

Student Leadership Society

Current Law School Students: $100+

Major Supporters

Claude E. Bailey, Esq., Class of 1983; Partner, Venable LLP
Dennis Ellis, Esq., Partner, Paul Hastings
Sherri Blount Gray, Esq., Class of 1980; Partner, Fitch Even, and Edward Gray, Esq.; Partner, Fitch Even
Sheila Harley, Founder/President, Harley Business Group, LLC
Gregory Nixon, Esq., Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, and Belinda Nixon
A. Scott Bolden., Esq., Class of 1987; Partner, Reed Smith

More Information

Please Contact: Keith D. Miles, JD, Major Gift Officer
at (202) 238-2358


Contributions can be made online at:
* Click drop down menu for School of Law Annual Fund
* Click drop down Moot Court Room renovation


Mail Payments to:
Howard University
PO Box 417853
Boston, MA 02241-7853
Toll free number: 1-877-482-6682

payable to

Howard University School of Law Memo Moot Court Renovation

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