LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York 2017 Dinner

The LGBT Bar Association of Greater NY (LeGaL) Community Vision Awards are presented at their annual dinner to honor those with a distinguished record of service to the LGBT community.  This was my second year photographing this event held at Capitale.  

Flowers by Louis Gagliano of  la Fleur d'Harlem . 

Flowers by Louis Gagliano of la Fleur d'Harlem

Award recipients Susan Sommer & Matthew Coles

Award recipients Susan Sommer & Matthew Coles

LeGaL executive director Matthew Skinner; LeGaL president Gennaro Savastano; Susan Sommer, associate legal director and director of constitutional litigation for Lambda Legal; LeGaL legal director Brett Figlewski; plaintiffs Brooke Barone and Alison Dye, and Blank Rome partners Meg Canby and Caroline Krauss-Browne

LeGaL executive director Matthew Skinner; LeGaL president Gennaro Savastano; Susan Sommer, associate legal director and director of constitutional litigation for Lambda Legal; LeGaL legal director Brett Figlewski; plaintiffs Brooke Barone and Alison Dye, and Blank Rome partners Meg Canby and Caroline Krauss-Browne

LeGaL - Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony

The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL) held their 2016 Annual Dinner and Community Vision Awards at Capitale.  This is one of the largest annual events for LGBT legal professionals and allies.  This year, awards were presented to to Kevin Cathcart of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund and Chai Feldblum of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  There was also a special posthumous tribute to New York State Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye by her former law clerk, Roberta Kaplan.  

Visit LeGaL's website to view all the photos from the night!