ABOUT

The mission of the Anti-Defamation League New York / New Jersey Region Lawyers Division is to unite members of the legal community committed to the mission of ADL – to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. As a member of the Lawyers Division you will be part of the tradition of the legal community’s commitment to the civil rights and social justice initiatives of ADL and connect with established professionals dedicated to advancing its mission.

Learn how you can get involved.

 

LEADERSHIP

 Chairs

Alan Klinger

Gregg Weiner

Chair Emeritus

Jason M. Halper

PAST EVENTS

The 2017 Human Relations Award Luncheon – December 6, 2017

ADL New York’s Lawyers Division will host the 2017 Human Relations Award Luncheon (HRAL) on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, at Cipriani 42nd Street. The luncheon will feature keynote speaker, Michael Signer, Mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Comprised of prominent attorneys from New York’s leading firms, corporations and individual practitioners, ADL New York’s Lawyers Division provides invaluable support for the legal positions and initiatives of ADL and the New York region. The Lawyers Division engages with and empowers the broader legal community by offering a range of meaningful educational and service opportunities and advances ADL’s mission through philanthropic leadership and community outreach. The HRAL is a cornerstone of the Lawyers Division and an important tradition maintained over the years by legal, business, and philanthropic leaders.

Every year, the HRAL recognizes leaders in law, finance and business who are dedicated to supporting ADL’s mission and who are proponents of philanthropic service in their communities. This year, ADL New York is proud to honor Michael A. Cardozo, Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP, and Lauren Goldberg, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at VEREIT, Inc. with ADL’s 2017 Human Relations Award.

 

 

PAST EVENTS

Human Relations Award Dinner – Thursday, November 17, 2016

On November 17, 2016 New York’s legal community gathered for the Lawyers Division’s signature event, the 22nd Annual Human Relations Award Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt hotel. This year, ADL was proud to honor Daniel J. Kramer of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Gerson A. Zweifach of 21st Century Fox. Robert J. Jossen, of Dechert LLP, was presented with the Edward Brodsky Founder’s Award. Megan Phelps Roper served as the keynote speaker at the luncheon.

Human Relations Award Luncheon – December 9, 2015

On December 9, 2015, New York’s legal community gathered for the Lawyers Division’s signature event, the 21st Annual Human Relations Award Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street. This year, ADL was proud to honor James E. Brandt of Latham & Watkins LLP, Rikki Klieman, CBS News Analyst, and Barry F. Schwartz of MacAndrews and Forbes Incorporated. ADL’s National Director, Jonathan Greenblatt, served as the keynote speaker at the luncheon.

 

To learn more about the Lawyers Division or to get involved, please contact Erin Kuchar, Associate Director of Development at ekuchar@adl.org.