Defense Research Institute


Defense Research Institute

DRI is the international membership organization of all lawyers involved in the defense of civil litigation. Membership in DRI provides access to resources and tools for attorneys who strive to provide high-quality, balanced and excellent service to their clients and corporations. Membership fee: $20 (Law Student); $50 (Senior); $160 (Government); $185 (Young Lawyer); $320 (Individual/Corporate Counsel); $500 (Corporate).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
DRI
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Defense/Homeland Security, Government-Related, Law/Law Firms, Counsel
Year Founded:
1960
Address:
222 S. Riverside Plaza
Suite 1870 Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
245
Volunteers:
300
Members:
20,000 defense trial lawyers and corporate counsel.


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $15,282,324


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-0.44%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Sales of non-inventory assets
 
Investment income
 
Other

Total expenses: $15,477,504


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
4.27%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Travel
 
Other

Total assets: $15,433,548


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
2.99%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $5,284,268


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
0.16%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Other liabilities


   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 14,072,461
Sales of non-inventory assets 502,493
Investment income 350,660
Royalties 327,424
Miscellaneous revenue 29,286
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Total contributions 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Net rental income 0
Total Revenue:

$15,282,324

1-yr growth
-0.44%
Program service revenue
Sales of non-inventory assets
Investment income
Royalties
Miscellaneous revenue

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Conferences, conventions, meetings 5,660,701
Compensation for non-officers/directors 3,220,397
Travel 1,679,319
Other employee benefits 841,709
Occupancy 830,966
Other expenses 718,796
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 667,927
Office expenses 295,657
Payroll taxes 280,589
Information technology 273,177
Pension plan contributions 265,199
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 244,222
Advertising and promotion 198,557
Insurance 98,806
Investment management fees 92,627
Accounting fees 60,312
Legal fees 30,493
Lobbying fees 17,750
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 300
Grants to individuals in the US 0
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
Other fees 0
Management fees 0
Royalties 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Total Expenses:

$15,477,504

1-yr growth
4.27%
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Travel
Other employee benefits
Occupancy
Other expenses
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Office expenses
Payroll taxes
Information technology
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 9,946,454
Savings and temporary cash investments 3,737,950
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 808,156
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 400,786
Accounts receivable 387,244
Intangible assets 148,386
Cash -- non-interest bearing 4,572
Other assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Total Assets:

$15,433,548

1-yr growth
2.99%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Savings and temporary cash investments
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Accounts receivable
Intangible assets
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 3,561,714
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 1,553,609
Other liabilities 168,945
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:

$5,284,268

1-yr growth
0.16%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Other liabilities

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 10,149,280
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$10,149,280

1-yr growth
4.52%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Aaron E. Pohlmann Chair, Disability Law Programming Board Member, Conventions/Meetings, Legal ...X
Adam W. Hofmann Vice Chair, 2019 Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Alana E. Fortna Chair, Online Programing Board Member, Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Albert Barclay Wong Chair, Medical Liability and Health Care Law Board Member, Legal ...X
Alex Nowak Senior Coordinator, Meeting Services Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Alexander E. Potente Chair, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Board Member, Computer/Information Technology ...X
Amanda Leigh Myers Chair, Online Programing Board Member, Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Anandhi S. Rajan Co Chair, Online Programming Board Member, Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Andrew DeSimone Chair, 2020 Program - Medical Liability and Health Care Law Board Member, Conventions/Meetings, Legal ...X
Andrew E. Stead Vice Chair, 2020 Program - Fire Science Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Andrew R. Ferguson Co Vice Chair, 2019 Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Angelique Diaz-Rodriguez Representative, Customer Service Consumer Affairs ...X
Anna Blohm Coordinator, Marketing Marketing ...X
Barry S. Herrin Chair, Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Beth DeMars Manager, Meeting Services Conventions/Meetings ...X
Bethany N. White Chair, 2019 Seminar Activities Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Bonnie R. Moss Vice Chair, Online Programing Board Member, Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Bradford D. Box Chair, 2019 Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Brenda K. Wallrichs Co Vice Chair, 2019 ICP Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Brendan D. Benson Chair, 2019 Annual Meeting Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Brett A. Tarver Chair, 2020 Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Bryan D. Bolton Chair, Health Programming Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Byrne J. Decker Chair, Life, Health and Disability Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
C. Meade Hartfield Vice Chair, 2020 Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Carmen R. Toledo Chair, Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Board Member, Legal ...X
Caroline J. Berdzik Chair, 2019 Program - Nursing Home and ALF Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Carolyn E. Riggs Chair, 2020 Annual Meeting Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Catherine Ava Kopiec Second Vice Chair, Young Lawyers Board Member, Legal ...X
Cathy Butler Senior Coordinator, Education Education ...X
Charlene Graczyk Senior Coordinator, Committees Administration ...X
Charles T. Frazier Chair, 2020 program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Cheryl L. Palombizio Director, Member and SLDO Services Membership, Senior Executive ...X
Christian Stegmaier Vice Chair, Retail and Hospitality Board Member ...X
Christopher L. Heigele Co Vice Chair, Governmental Liability Board Member, Government Relations ...X
Clara Brown Coordinator, Mailroom Administration ...X
Colette Magnetta Chair, 2020 Annual Meeting Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Colin Jackson Senior Coordinator, Production Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Crystal Broughan Chair, 2020 Program Marketing and Vice Chair, Trademarks SLG Administration, Conventions/Meetings, Marketing ...X
Dan M. Hartzog Chair, Webcast and Online Programing Board Member, Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Daniel K. Ryan Vice Chair, Health Programming Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Danielle Waltz Vice Chair, Construction Law Board Member, Legal ...X
David D. Gilliss Vice Chair, Fidelity and Surety Board Member ...X
David J. MacMain Chair, Governmental Liability Board Member, Government Relations ...X
David L. Jones Chair, Construction Law Board Member, Legal ...X
David M. Goodman Chair, Online Programming Board Member, Computer/Information Technology, Conventions/Meetings ...X
David M. Krueger Vice Chair, Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
David S. Weinstein Chair, (Government Enforcement and Corporate Compliance) and Liaison, (2018 Annual Meeting) Board Member, Conventions/Meetings, Government Relations, Public Affairs/Corporate Affairs ...X
Denise Eichhorn Director, Committees and Education Education, Senior Executive ...X
Dessislava N. Day Vice Chair, Employment and Labor Law Board Member, Legal ...X
Diana L. Winfrey Chair, 2019 Program Board Member, Conventions/Meetings ...X
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Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20192019 Annual Meeting New Orleans , LA , United States New Orleans Marriott Hotel October 14 October 19    ...X
2018DRI's 2018 Annual Meeting San Francisco , CA , United States San Francisco Marriott Marquis October 17 October 21    ...X
2017DRI's 2017 Annual Meeting Chicago , IL , United States Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel October 4 October 8    ...X
2016DRI's 2016 Annual Meeting Boston , MA , United States Sheraton Boston Hotel and Hynes Convention Center October 19 October 23    ...X
2015DRI's 2015 Annual Meeting Washington , DC , United States Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel October 7 October 11   Convention Center...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
DRI TodayonlineYes...X
For The DefensequarterlyYes...X
In-House Defense QuarterlyquarterlyYes...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

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

2019 Q4: $0
2019 Q3: $0
2019 Q2: $0
2019 Q1: $0
2018: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

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

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
  This organization has no contractors information available.
 

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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