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Business Law & Leadership Gala
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Celebrating Innovative Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities

Please join Lawyers Alliance for New York in 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 will honor 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 celebrates 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. Join us as the legal sector reaffirms its commitment to innovation and New York communities.

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

 We look forward to seeing you there!
Time: Starting at 6 pm
Location: Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, at 36th Street, in Manhattan
Format: The event begins with a cocktail reception, followed by a seated dinner that includes a brief program and the awards presentation.
Dress: Business attire

Click here for the current list of sponsors.

Click here for sponsorship opportunities.

Click here for individual tickets.

Click here for a PDF of the invitation.


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.