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Prior Special
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Prior Special Events

BUSINESS LAW & LEADERSHIP GALA

Celebrating the Impact of Lawyers on Nonprofits and Communities
May 19, 2016 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our seventh annual gala featured Aric Press, Partner, Bernero & Press and Former Editor-in-Chief, ALM, as the Master of Ceremonies and 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.


 
     
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Celebrating Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Stronger Communities
May 13, 2015 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our sixth annual gala featured Aric Press, Partner, Bernero & Press and Former Editor-in-Chief, ALM, as the Master of Ceremonies and 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.


 
     
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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 featured Aric Press, Senior Vice President and Editor in Chief, ALM Media, as the Master of Ceremonies and 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.

 
     
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Celebrating Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Vibrant Communities
May 15, 2013 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our fourth annual gala featured Joanna Chung, Bureau Chief, Law for The Wall Street Journal, as the Master of Ceremonies and honored: Neil Radey, Managing Director and General Counsel, Americas, Credit Suisse; Kenneth Adams, President/CEO/Commissioner, Empire State Development Corporation; and Joi Gordon, Chief Executive Officer, Dress for Success Worldwide.

 
     
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Celebrating Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Healthy Communities
May 16, 2012 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our third annual gala featured Matthew Bishop, US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief for The Economist, as the Master of Ceremonies and honored: Michael D. Fricklas, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Viacom Inc.; Amy Schulman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel; President and General Manager, Nutrition, Pfizer Inc; and DoSomething.org.

 
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View our new video highlighting the work of
Lawyers Alliance, our volunteers, and our clients.
 
Guest Photo Gallery | Speaker Photo Gallery

 

Celebrating Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities
May 18, 2011 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our second annual gala featured Jon Eric Hilsenrath, Chief Economic Correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, as the Master of Ceremonies and honored: Louise M. Parent, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, American Express Company; Deirdre Stanley, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Thomson Reuters; and Clifford N. Rosenthal, President and CEO, National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.

 
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See our 2011 Program Slide Show highlighting
the work of our clients and pro bono attorneys
 
Guest Photo Gallery | Speaker Photo Gallery | Lawyers Alliance Staff

 

Celebrating Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities
May 12, 2010 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Our inaugural Business Law & Leadership Gala featured Jeff Greenfield, CBS News Senior Political Correspondent, as the Master of Ceremonies and honored C. Robert Henrikson, Board Chairman, President and CEO, MetLife, Inc.; Gladys Carrion, Commissioner, NYS Office of Children & Family Services; and Mike Pratt, President and Executive Director, The Scherman Foundation.

 
     
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40th Anniversary Celebration
May 19, 2009 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

Lawyers Alliance gathered with leaders from the legal, corporate, philanthropic, and nonprofit sectors to recognize its four decades of service. The event honored Michael Helfer, on behalf of the Legal Department of Citigroup, Thomas C. Baxter, Jr. of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Fatima Goldman and the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies. See our 40th Anniversary video.

 
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Sponsors Slideshow

CORNERSTONE AWARDS

Since 1997, Lawyers Alliance has presented Cornerstone Awards annually to a select group of individuals and institutions that have made extraordinary contributions through pro bono legal services. These services help nonprofits to address critical human needs and improve the quality of life for thousands of low-income New Yorkers.

Previous Institutional Cornerstone Award winners include:

2016: Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Dentons US LLP
 
2015: Duane Morris LLP
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
 
2014: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Proskauer
 

See the complete list of Lawyers Alliance's Cornerstone Award winners.