Prior Special Events

Business Law & Leadership Gala

Celebrating Dedicated Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities

May 1, 2018 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our ninth annual gala honored: Horacio Gutierrez, General Counsel and Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs, Spotify; Trish Walsh, Exeutive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer, Voya Financial; and Marla G. Simpson, President and Executive Director, Brooklyn Community Services. Aric Press, Partner, PP&C Consulting and Former Editor-in-Chief, ALM, served as the Master of Ceremonies.

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Celebrating Innovative Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities

May 2, 2017 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our eighth annual gala honored: Bruce Campbell, Chief Development, Distribution, and Legal Officer, Discovery Communications; Viacom Law Department; and The New York Community Trust. Aric Press, Partner, Bernero & Press and Former Editor-in-Chief, ALM, served as the Master of Ceremonies.

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Celebrating the Impact of Lawyers on Nonprofits and Communities

May 19, 2016 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our seventh annual gala honored: Laureen E. Seeger, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, American Express Company; Carol Bellamy, Former Executive Director, UNICEF; and Yanki Tshering, Executive Director, Business Center for New Americans. Aric Press, Partner, Bernero & Press and Former Editor-in-Chief, ALM, served as the Master of Ceremonies.

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Celebrating Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Stronger Communities

May 13, 2015 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our sixth annual gala honored: Steven M. Cohen, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated; Rohan Weerasinghe, General Counsel, Citigroup Inc.; and Eileen Torres, Executive Director, BronxWorks. Aric Press, Partner, Bernero & Press and Former Editor-in-Chief, ALM, served as the Master of Ceremonies.

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45th Anniversary Business Law & Leadership Gala

May 7, 2014 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

The 2014 Business Law & Leadership Gala celebrated 45 years of services to dynamic nonprofits. Our fifth annual gala honored: Matthew J. Mallow, Senior Managing Director and General Counsel, BlackRock, Inc.; Diana Weiss, General Counsel, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; and James R. Silkenat, President, American Bar Association and Partner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP. Aric Press, Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief, ALM Media, served as the Master of Ceremonies.

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