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Prior Special
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Prior Special Events

BUSINESS LAW & LEADERSHIP GALA

Celebrating Innovative Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities
May 2, 2017 - Gotham Hall in Manhattan

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


 
     
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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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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:

2017: Latham & Watkins LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
 
2016: Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Dentons US LLP LLP
 
2015: Duane Morris LLP
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
 

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