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.



2019 Human Relations Award Luncheon – October 29, 2019

Proudly presented by the ADL New York/New Jersey Lawyer’s Division, the 25th Annual Human Rights Award Luncheon was held on October 29th at Cipriani Restaurant at 110 E 42nd St. The event featured keynote speaker Letitia A. James, New York Attorney General. The 2019 Human Relations Award recipient was Jeh Johnson, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

2018 Human Relations Award Dinner – October 30, 2018

The 24th Annual Human Relations Award Luncheon was held in October 2018 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event featured keynote speaker Christian Marco Picciolini, a counter-extremism specialist, former domestic extremist, peace advocate and the founder of the Free Radicals Project. The 2018 Human Relations Award recipients were Roberta A. Kaplan, Founding Partner of Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, a women-led elite litigation boutique, and D. Scott Tucker, Managing Director and Global Head of Litigation at Morgan Stanley.

2017 Human Relations Award Luncheon – December 6, 2017

ADL Lawyer’s Division held its 23rd Annual human Relations Award Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street. The luncheon featured keynote speaker, Michael Signer, Mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia. ADL New York was 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.


Alan Klinger, Co-Chair

Gregg Weiner, Co-Chair

Jason M. Halper, Chair Emeritus

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