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Business Law & Leadership Gala
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Business Law & Leadership Gala
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Celebrating Innovative Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities

The legal sector reaffirmed its commitment to supporting pro bono legal services that help nonprofit organizations improve the neighborhoods in which New Yorkers live, learn, and work. Click here to see our sponsors.

The 2017 Business Law & Leadership Gala honored three distinguished leaders:

Law Department
Bruce Campbell
Chief Development, Distribution and
Legal Officer
Discovery Communications
The New York
Community Trust

Our experienced staff and network of more than 1,600 pro bono lawyers from law firms and corporations deliver expert corporate, tax, real estate, employment, intellectual property, and other legal services to hundreds of community organizations annually.

Lawyers Alliance is the oldest and largest provider of business and transactional legal services to nonprofits in the United States.Our 2017 Business Law & Leadership Gala celebrated the impact of lawyers, nonprofits, and communities. We honor those who exemplify an innovative spirit and demonstrate how pro bono lawyers and nonprofits work together for positive change. Gala proceeds will help Lawyers Alliance better serve organizations that stimulate community development, improve science and technology education and learning opportunities, support urban health, and enhance media and community arts for low-income New Yorkers.

The evening's Master of Ceremonies was
Aric Press
Partner, Bernero & Press
and Former Editor-in-Chief, ALM

Click to view the Program Slideshow   Click to view the Sponsors Slideshow

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If you have any questions about the Gala, please contact James Valentin at 212-219-1800, ext. 225 or

Click here for more information on past galas, including event sponsors, honorees and program information on Lawyers Alliance for New York.