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2013 Gala Videos

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Metropolitan Black Bar Association Twenty-Ninth Anniversary Awards Gala – May 10, 2013

Cocktails: 6:30pm
Dinner & Awards Ceremony: 8:00pm
Location: Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway at 36th Street, New York, NY 10018

The 2013 MBBA Annual Gala Honorees

[one-half-first] Trailblazer of the Year: Michael K. Tucker, Executive Vice President and General Counsel Avis Budget Group, Inc. Corporate Counsel of the Year: Rhonda Joy McLean, Deputy General Counsel Time Inc. Private Practitioner of the Year: Rossie E. Turman, III, Partner Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP [/one-half-first] [one-half] Jurist of the Year: Hon. LaTia Martin, Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County New York State Unified Court System Public Servant of the Year: Seymour W. James, Jr. Attorney-in-Charge, Criminal Practice, The Legal Aid Society and President, New York State Bar Association

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 2013 Gala Honorees Announced:  MBBA Gala 2013 Press Release (PDF) 2013PressRelease

*Contact the Gala Committee at gala@mbbanyc.org for information regarding ticket and table purchases.

SPONSORS OF THE 2013 AWARDS GALA:

[one-half-first] Gold Sponsor Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Silver Sponsor Greenberg Traurig LLP Kaye Scholer LLP Kirkland & Ellis LLP Bronze Sponsor The Cochran Firm Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Latham & Watkins LLP MetLife Nixon Peabody LLP Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Proskauer Rose LLP White & Case LLP [/one-half-first] [one-half] Gala Supporters Abyssinian Baptist Church Adams and Reese LLP Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP ANN INC. Avis Budget Group Better Business Bureau Bressler Amery & Ross, P.C. Brown & Tarantino, LLC Cadwalader Carol’s Daughter Chadbourne & Parke LLP Choate Hall & Stewart LLP Clifford Chance LLP Cooley LLP Crain’s New York Business Crunch LLC Day Pitney LLP Don Coqui Restaurant, New Rochelle & White Plains Dorsey & Whitney LLP Ed Allison, Inc. Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP ESSENCE Magazine Estée Lauder Inc. Ff riend Enterprises, Ltd. Gensler Gibbons PC Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP GLACÉAU Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP Jane Carter Solution JP Morgan Chase K & L Gates Kelley Cawthorne Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP A. Thomas Levin LexisNexis LexisNexis CounselLink Littler Mendelson P.C. Loeb & Loeb LLP Cecilia Loving Lowell Hawthorne, President & CEO, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill Lowe & Associates LLC Macy's, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery National Action Network The Network Journal New York State Bar Association Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Perkins Coie LLP Rubin, Fiorella & Friedman LLP Hon. George Bundy Smith ReedSmith LLP Amy Schuh Skin Specialty Dermatology - Dermatology and Laser Offices of Fran E. Cook-Bolden, M.D., and Associates Spencer Stuart Stew Leonard's Wines Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP The Success Group Sullivan & Cromwell LLP TD Bank Time Warner Inc. Veritext Walmart [/one-half]

PAST SPONSORS OF THE 2012 ANNUAL AWARDS GALA:

[one-half-first] Platinum Sponsor Praxair, Inc. Gold Sponsor Kaye Scholer LLP Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Silver Sponsor AllState Insurance Company Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP MetLife Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Bronze Sponsor Arent Fox LLP Latham & Watkins LLP Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, LLP Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Verizon Business Eimer Stahl LLP Holland & KnightKatten Muchin Rosenman LLP Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Sullivan & Cromwell LLP [/one-half-first] [one-half] 2012 Gala Supporters Adams and Reese LLP Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP AngeeCakes Ann Inc. Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Barbara's Flower B'Cause It's Mimi BLACK ENTERPRISE Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Cecilia Loving Chadbourne & Parke, LLP Costco Warehouse, New York, NY Crumbs Bake Shop Dormitory Authority of the State of New York Equinox Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Gensler Hon. George Bundy Smith Jane Carter Solution JP Morgan Chase Latonya Blige Macy's Inc. Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein P.C. Mitchell & Titus, LLP New York State Bar Association PeppermintChic Perkins Coie LLP Prep for Prep (In honor of James T. Breedlove) Rhonda Joy McLean Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP St. John's Law School Stew Leonard's, Yonkers, NY Studio Museum of Harlem Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP Walmart [/one-half]