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2018 Awards Dinner Benefit


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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Lighthouse, Pier 61, at Chelsea Piers in New York City

Cocktail Reception 6:00 pm – Dinner and Ceremony 7:00 – 9:00 pm



Stacey Friedman

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Saru Jayaraman

Co-Founder and President
Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United & ROC Action,
Director of the Food Labor Research Center at UC Berkeley

Gina Mannix

Deputy Director
National Center for Law and Economic Justice, Inc.


with the evening’s emcee:

Jeffrey Toobin

Author and Legal Analyst for CNN and The New Yorker

National Center for Law and Economic Justice recognizes the following

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

for their extraordinary support

Dentons US LLP
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Parker Ibrahim & Berg LLC
Sidley Austin LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Blavatnik Family Foundation
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Covington & Burling LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Selendy & Gay PLLC
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates LLP
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
WilmerHale LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Dechert, LLP
Helen and Henry A. Freedman

Baker & McKenzie LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Dontzin Nagy & Fleissig LLP
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Analysis Group, Inc.
BNY Mellon
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Linklaters, LLP

Celia Felsher and John Cecil
Sandra Hauser and Jeff Parness
Edward Krugman and Ethel Klein
Susan and Art Lindenauer
Schoeman Updike Kaufman & Gerber LLP
Mary Marsh Zulack and Peter A. Belmont

Dinner Co-Chairs
David H. Braff, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
James E. Brandt, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Joel M. Cohen, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP
H. Rodgin Cohen, Senior Chairman, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Douglas F. Curtis, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Matthew S. Dontzin, Founding Partner, Dontzin Nagy & Fleissig LLP
Richard A. Edlin, Vice Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Sandra D. Hauser, Partner, Dentons US LLP
Brad S. Karp, Chairman, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Andrew J. Levander, Partner, Dechert LLP
Noah Levine, Partner, WilmerHale
Theodore Ling, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Aaron R. Marcu, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
J. Kevin McCarthy, BNY Mellon
Jami McKeon, Chair, Morgan Lewis
Gregory K. Palm, EVP, General Counsel, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
Patrick T. Quinn, Managing Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
John F. Savarese, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Allison J. Satyr, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Jennifer and Philippe Selendy, Selendy and Gay PLLC
Daniel Slifkin, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Margaret E. Tahyar, Partner, Financial Institution Group of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Richard I. Werder, Jr., NY Office Managing Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Eric N. Whitney, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Robert D. Wick, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Marc Wolinsky, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Jonathan K. Youngwood, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Daniel J. Zubkoff, Partner, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Benefit Committee
Henry A. Freedman, Chair
William M. Brodsky and Minna Fyer
Nancy Duff Campbell and Michael Trister
Paul M. Dodyk
Helen Freedman
Susan B. and Art Lindenauer
Sara Werder
Stephen P. Younger
Mary Marsh Zulack

listing as of May 17, 2018


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