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Business Law & Leadership Gala
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Celebrating the Impact of Lawyers on Nonprofits and Communities

Please join Lawyers Alliance for New York in supporting pro bono legal services for New York City nonprofit organizations.

The 2016 Business Law & Leadership Gala will honor three distinguished leaders:

Laureen E. Seeger
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
American Express Company
Carol Bellamy
Former Executive Director
Yanki Tshering
Executive Director
Business Center for New Americans

Our staff of experienced attorneys and network of 1,650 pro bono lawyers from law firms and corporations deliver expert corporate, tax, real estate, employment, intellectual property, and other legal services to community organizations.

Lawyers Alliance is the oldest and largest provider of business and transactional legal services to nonprofits in the United States.Our 2016 Business Law & Leadership Gala celebrates the impact of pro bono lawyers on nonprofits and communities. We honor those who demonstrate how lawyers and nonprofits work together to provide services that support economic development, increase financial inclusion and affordable housing, and improve educational and health opportunities for children, new immigrants, families, and other low-income residents. Join us as the legal sector reaffirms its commitment to New York neighborhoods and community service.

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, to include 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 Daniel Aiese 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.