American Bar Association


American Bar Association

ABA's mission is to serve members, the legal profession and the public by defending liberty and delivering justice as the national representative of the legal profession. ABA represents more than 50% of practicing lawyers in the U.S. It is the federally approved accrediting agency for law schools. The American Law Student Association is a division of the ABA. Membership: $75-$450 (Lawyers); $0-$25 (Law Students); $75-$150 (Professionals); $35 (judicial Division); $0-$100 (Members Groups).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
ABA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Law/Law Firms, Counsel
Year Founded:
1878
Address:
321 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Staff:
835
Volunteers:
8,500
Members:
356,000 members.


Other Addresses

Address:
1050 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite 400, Washington DC 20036
Telephone:
Fax:


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $147,448,428


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-1.21%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Sales of non-inventory assets
 
Royalties
 
Other

Total expenses: $153,619,131


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-3.88%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Grants to governments/orgs in the US
 
Other

Total assets: $319,040,810


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
0.14%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $164,300,125


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-8.97%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Other liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 111,648,259
Sales of non-inventory assets 16,367,840
Royalties 8,731,437
Total contributions 8,545,096
Investment income 1,238,809
Miscellaneous revenue 916,987
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$147,448,428

1-yr growth
-1.21%
Program service revenue
Sales of non-inventory assets
Royalties
Total contributions
Investment income
Miscellaneous revenue

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 49,897,737
Conferences, conventions, meetings 21,531,905
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 11,503,813
Travel 9,757,577
Advertising and promotion 9,676,555
Pension plan contributions 7,627,031
Office expenses 6,530,725
Occupancy 6,260,172
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 5,054,684
Information technology 4,621,021
Other employee benefits 4,367,003
Payroll taxes 3,530,921
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 3,322,984
Other fees 2,508,373
Royalties 1,807,182
Investment management fees 1,565,538
Other expenses 1,186,552
Lobbying fees 1,028,755
Legal fees 596,331
Interest expense 583,121
Insurance 282,391
Accounting fees 168,181
Management fees 143,379
Grants to individuals in the US 67,200
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Total Expenses:

$153,619,131

1-yr growth
-3.88%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Grants to governments/orgs in the US
Travel
Advertising and promotion
Pension plan contributions
Office expenses
Occupancy
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Information technology
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 280,932,261
Cash -- non-interest bearing 15,227,014
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 11,617,432
Accounts receivable 4,551,670
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 3,628,331
Inventories for sale or use 2,579,258
Other assets 453,713
Savings and temporary cash investments 51,131
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Investments in other securities 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Total Assets:

$319,040,810

1-yr growth
0.14%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Accounts receivable
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Inventories for sale or use
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Other liabilities 94,274,660
Deferred revenue 53,047,643
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 16,977,822
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$164,300,125

1-yr growth
-8.97%
Other liabilities
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 154,740,685
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$154,740,685

1-yr growth
10.89%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Aloysius Hogan Director, Legislative Affairs and Program Planning Conventions/Meetings, Government Relations, Legal ...X
Amy Eggert Chief of Staff Chief of Staff ...X
Andre Burke Director, Presidential Operations Operations, Senior Executive ...X
Angela Benson Director, Membership Legal, Membership ...X
Angela Burke Director, Marketing and Planning - Center for Professional Responsibility Conventions/Meetings, Education, Issue Management/Policy Planning, Marketing ...X
Anne T. Kiefer Director, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Legal, Regulatory Affairs ...X
Annette Reyes Director, Human Resources Human Resources ...X
Annie Kuhlman Committee Specialist, Center for Professional Responsibility Administration, Board Member ...X
Benjamin Woodson Senior Specialist, Marketing Marketing, Membership ...X
Beverly Pendowski Director, Financial Operations and Control Finance, Operations ...X
Beverly Washington Specialist, Talent Acquisition Administration, Human Resources ...X
Carol Stevens Associate Executive Director, Communications and Media Relations Communications/Public Relations ...X
Caroline Grund Director, Meetings and Administration Administration, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Catherine Elizabeth Hawke Associate Director and Preview Editor Administration, Education, Publications ...X
Chandra Fitzpatrick Senior Manager, Outreach Education, Marketing ...X
Christine Lucianek Manager, Education and Research Education, Research ...X
Daniel Andresen Director, Global Security and D.C. Operations Operations ...X
Danielle Norwood Manager, Presidential Appointments and Coordinator, Communications Administration, Communications/Public Relations ...X
David Eppstein Legislative Counsel Government Relations, Legal ...X
Denise A. Cardman Deputy Director, Governmental Affairs Government Relations, Lobby Day Contact, Senior Executive ...X
Diana Z. Gilbert Managing Division Director Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Ellen J. Bennett Associate Director and Senior Lead, Counsel Administration, Legal, Publications ...X
Ellie Holden Manager, Sourcing Conventions/Meetings, Senior Executive ...X
Ellyn Rosen Contact, Regulation and Global Initiatives Counsel Legal, Regulatory Affairs ...X
Eric Storey Director, Grassroots and Digital Advocacy Government Relations, Legal ...X
Eunice Hubbard Specialist, Business Legal, Marketing ...X
Faye Brooks Director, Meetings and Travel Department Conventions/Meetings ...X
Frank Valadez Director, Division for Public Education Education, Senior Executive ...X
Helen W. Gunnarsson Associate Counsel, Center for Professional Responsibility Legal, Publications ...X
Holly O’Grady Cook Principal Deputy Director Government Relations, LDA Contact, Lobby Day Contact, Senior Executive ...X
Howard F. Kaplan Associate Director, Public Education Administration, Education ...X
Jack L. Rives Executive Director Executive Director ...X
James Dimos Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel Legal, Senior Executive ...X
Janet Hummons Director, CLE and Meetings Conventions/Meetings, Education ...X
Janet L. Jackson Director, Innovation Center Senior Executive ...X
Jess E. Moyar Chief Information Officer Computer/Information Technology ...X
Joanne O'Reilly Staff Director, Publications and Marketing Marketing, Publications ...X
Joanne Travis Director, Section of Antitrust Law Legal, Senior Executive ...X
John Holtaway Client Protection Counsel Government Relations, Legal ...X
Judy Perry Martinez President Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Julia Passamani Specialist, Business Law Section Marketing Computer/Information Technology, Marketing ...X
Katy Englehart Deputy Director, Office of the President Senior Executive ...X
Kelly Rodenberg Director, Forums Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Kenneth Goldsmith Senior Legislative Counsel and Director, State Legislation Government Relations, Legal ...X
Kevin L. Shepherd Treasurer Elect Board Member, Finance ...X
Kimley Grant Senior Paralegal Legal ...X
Krista Herman Specialist, Program Conventions/Meetings ...X
Kristi Gaines Senior Legislative Counsel Government Relations, Legal ...X
Kyle Harris Senior Specialist, Digital Content Management Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Laura P. Macias Assistant Director, Planning Office Administration, Operations ...X
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Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20252025 ABA Annual Meeting Toronto , ON , Canada   August 6 August 12    ...X
2024Annual Meeting 2024 Chicago , IL , United States   August 1 August 6    ...X
2023ABA Midyear Meeting 2023 New Orleans , LA , United States   February 1 February 7    ...X
2023Annual Meeting 2023 Denver , CO , United States Hyatt Regency Denver August 3 August 8    ...X
2022Mid Year Meeting 2022 Seattle , WA , United States Sheraton Seattle February 9 February 15   Convention Center...X
2022Annual Meeting 2022 Chicago , IL , United States Hyatt Regency Chicago August 4 August 9   Convention Center...X
20212021 Midyear Meeting Orlando , FL , United States Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel February 10 February 16    ...X
20212021 ABA Annual Meeting Toronto , ON , Canada Fairmont Royal York Hotel August 5 August 10    ...X
20202020 Midyear Meeting Austin , TX , United States Austin JW Marriott Hotel February 12 February 18   Ski, Cruise, Golf, Casino, Convention Center...X
20202020 ABA Annual Meeting Chicago , IL , United States Hyatt Regency Chicago July 30 August 4   Convention Center...X
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Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
LitigationquarterlyNo...X
ABA JournalmonthlyNo...X
Communications LawyerquarterlyNo...X
Criminal JusticequarterlyNo...X
Human RightsquarterlyNo...X
Labor and Employment LawquarterlyNo...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X
Probate & Propertybi-monthlyNo...X
Student LawyermonthlyNo...X
The Air and Space LawyerquarterlyNo...X
The International LawyerquarterlyNo...X
The Urban LawyerquarterlyNo...X
TortSourcequarterlyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q4: $182,500
2019 Q3: $212,500
2019 Q2: $270,500
2019 Q1: $236,412
2018: $463,281


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Stoll IP Consulting LLCTermination 01/23/2018 ...X
Vizcaya Trade StrategiesRegistration 02/12/2018 ...X

Active Legislation

H.R. 1158 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020
H.R. 1164 Electronic Court Records Reform Act of 2019
H.R. 1185 FAMILY Act
H.R. 1522 Congressional and Executive Foreign Lobbying Ban Act
H.R. 1566 To amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to ensure online access to the registration statements filed under such Act, and for other purposes.
H.R. 1585 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
H.R. 1644 Save the Internet Act of 2019
H.R. 1712 Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act
H.R. 1784 Healthy Families Act
H.R. 1865 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020

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Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Vizcaya Trade Strategies Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $41,912 ...X
Code and Theory LLC Website Design2018 $3,042,808 ...X
Escendent LLC Consulting Talent Services2018 $2,988,171 ...X
Navisite Inc IT Consulting2018 $2,335,342 ...X
Quad Graphics Inc Printing Services2018 $2,067,096 ...X
USPS Shipping2018 $2,232,000 ...X
Vizcaya Trade Strategies Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $33,281 ...X
ALIGHT SOLUTIONS LLC NONE2017 $45,235 ...X
AON CONSULTING NONE2017 $42,873 ...X
AON CONSULTING GROUP NONE2017 $125,578 ...X
CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES NONE2017 $177,718 ...X
Code and Theory LLC Website Design2017 $1,451,636 ...X
Escendent LLC Consulting/Talent Services2017 $1,896,373 ...X
Grant Thornton LLP NONE2017 $20,600 ...X
INFOCISION MANAGEMENT Telemarketing2017 $1,222,332 ...X
KILTEARN PARTNERS NONE2017 $110,104 ...X
NORTHERN TRUST NONE2017 $94,641 ...X
Quad Graphics Inc Printing Services2017 $2,017,455 ...X
SANDERSON ASSET MANAGEMENT NONE2017 $58,733 ...X
Stoll IP Consulting LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $150,000 ...X
USPS Shipping2017 $2,180,000 ...X
VOYA INSTITUTIONAL PLAN SVCS., LLC RECORD KEEPER2017 $172,092 ...X
ALLIANT INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. Benefits Provider2016 $10,488 ...X
AON CONSULTING GROUP Financial Management2016 - ...X
AON CONSUTTING, INC Actuary Services2016 - ...X
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF ILLINOIS Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
CA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Financial Management2016 - ...X
CAMBRIDGE ASSOCIATES LLC Financial Management2016 - ...X
CIGNA HALTH AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
Escendent LLC Consulting/Talent Services2016 $1,865,930 ...X
FEDERAL INSURANCE COMPANY Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
GRANT THORNTON LLP Audit Services2016 - ...X
HEWITT ASSOCIATES - PENS MGMT Financial Management2016 - ...X
Infocision Management Corporation Telemarketing2016 $1,526,651 ...X
KAISER-PERMANENTE Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
LEVIN CAPITAL STRATEGIES, LP Financial Management2016 - ...X
Navisite Inc IT Consulting2016 $865,912 ...X
NORTHERN TRUST COMPANY Financial Management2016 - ...X
PILLSBURY WINTHROP Financial Management2016 - ...X
Quad Graphics Inc Printing Services2016 $2,368,543 ...X
SANDERSON ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLP Financial Management2016 - ...X
SANDERSON INTERNATIONAL VALUE GROUP TRUST Financial Management2016 - ...X
STATE STREET CORPORTION Financial Management2016 - ...X
Stoll IP Consulting LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $150,000 ...X
TAVE AND ASSOCIATES, LLC Benefits Provider2016 - ...X
UNITEDHEALTHCARE INSURANCE COMPANY Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
UNUM Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
USPS Shipping2016 $2,534,061 ...X
VOYA FINANCIAL Financial Management2016 - ...X
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***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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