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

Alan Klinger, Co-Chair

Gregg Weiner, Co-Chair

Jason M. Halper, Chair Emeritus

PAST EVENTS

The 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.

The 2017 Human Relations Award Luncheon – December 6, 2017

On 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.

 

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, Director of Development and Leadership at ekuchar@adl.org.