The Benefit Breakfast


Thank you for joining us on January 11th to celebrate Fighting for Health Care Justice at the 23rd Annual Benefit Breakfast!

Photos for the event coming soon!



Sasheer Zamata is a comedian, actress and writer. She was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for four seasons and has appeared on This American Life, Transparent, People of Earth, At Home with Amy Sedaris and Inside Amy Schumer. She’s in the films I Feel Pretty, The Outdoorsman, Yoga Hosers, Sleight, and Deidra & Laney Rob a Train, and has done voice over for Bojack Horseman, Call of Duty, Lucas Bros. Moving Co., and Albert (Nickelodeon). She’s been listed in Time Out New York’s Top 10 Funniest Women in NYC, Brooklyn Magazine’s 50 Funniest People in Brooklyn, and Complex Magazine’s Women in Comedy You Should Be Paying Attention to Right Now. She co-created and co-starred in the webseries Pursuit of Sexiness, which was named one of the Top 10 Web Series of 2013 by Variety, and part of Glamour’s 7 Web Series We Can’t Stop Watching in 2015. She serves as ACLU’s Celebrity Ambassador for Women’s Rights. 

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23rd Annual Benefit Breakfast Co-Chairs

Christina Severin & Jim Roosevelt

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AARP Massachusetts

Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

Ankner & Levy, P.C.

Archstone Law Group


Association for Behavioral Healthcare

Barrett & Singal, P.C.

Bay Cove Human Services

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Boston Public Health Commission

Bournewood Hospital

Brody Hardoon Perkins & Kesten

Brookline Bank

Cambridge Health Alliance

Center for Health Law, Ethics, and Human Rights

Choate Hall & Stewart



Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Epstein Becker & Green

Freedman HealthCare

Fresenius Medical Care North America

Gardiner Howland Shaw Foundation

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Hemenway & Barnes

Holland & Knight LLP

Hooper, Lundy & Bookman

Krokidas & Bluestein LLP

Locke Lord LLP

Massachusetts Association for Mental Health

Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

Massachusetts Medical Society

McDermott Will & Emery

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo

Neighborhood Health Plan

New England Baptist Hospital

Northeastern University School of Law

Pierce & Mandell, P.C.

Professional Ambulance Service

Public Consulting Group, Inc.

Riverside Community Care

Ropes & Gray LLP

Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, LLP

Todd & Weld

Tringale Health Strategies

UMass Medical School

Verrill Dana 







 Tom & Meredith Lea Sobol



Joanne & Paul Egerman

Stephen Rosenfeld

Kate & Phil Villers


Thomas Barker

Brian Carey & Erin Graves

Andrew Dreyfus



Michael Blau & Ann Muschett

Ellen Bruce & Richard Segan

Charles & Nancy Donahue

David Nalven & Jill Goldman

Lauren Smith



About the Benefit Breakfast

Health Law Advocates' Annual Benefit Breakfast is the primary source of corporate and individual gifts for HLA. Over the years, this event has enabled us to help 12,500+ families and individuals access health care. 

The HLA Breakfast team works with hundreds of partners each year and is happy to a tailor any individual or corporate package to fit your company culture and needs. Please email or call Emily Tabor at or 617.275.2881 for a consultation.