10th Anniversary Gala 
May 11, 2017
The Westin, Jersey City

Presenting Honors for Leadership in the Promotion of Diversity to

Verizon
with Craig Silliman accepting the award  

Coordinating Sponsors
 Barclays, 
Goldman Sachs, and Prudential Financial, Inc.

5:30pm - Pre-Gala Cocktail Party (for top three level sponsors)
6:30pm - Cocktail Reception

7:30pm-9pm - Dinner and Program

Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship opportunities available starting at $5,000. Click here for more details. Deadline for submission of journal ads it April 21st!

Individual Tickets

Individual tickets can be purchased here.

Make a Donation

If you cannot attend the gala, click here to make a donation!

For more information, please contact Claire Dragon, Director of Development, at cdragon@njleep.org or 973-297-1555, ext. 208.

See below for a current list of sponsors and our 2016 sponsors. 


NJ LEEP Leadership Council

Timothy P. Harris
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Prudential Financial, Inc.

Gregory K. Palm
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Corporation
The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

NJ LEEP Board of Trustees

Jerry Webman   
Chair
Chief Economist (ret.)
OppenheimerFunds

Zenola Harper
Vice-Chair for Strategic Development
Deputy General Counsel
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ

Timothy P. Harris
Vice-Chair
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Prudential Financial, Inc.

David W. Pollak
Treasurer
Managing Partner of Operations,
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Marcelo Riffaud
Secretary
Managing Director, Global Head of Markets, Legal
Barclays

Lynne Anne Anderson
Partner
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Kathleen Boozang
Dean
Seton Hall Law School

Jeffrey S. Isaacs
Managing Director, Global Chief Operating Officer, Legal
Goldman Sachs

Maria G. Master
Attending Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

Virginia Lazala
Vice President & Legal Head, Oncology Global Development, LatAm Region and HR
Novartis

Solangel Maldonado
Professor
Seton Hall Law School

Philip R. Sellinger
Co-Chair Global Litigation Practice, Co-Managing Shareholder-NJ
Greenberg Traurig LLP


2017 Diversity Gala Sponsors - as of 4/28/17

General Counsel Sponsors
$50,000
Verizon

Managing Partner Sponsors
$25,000
Allen & Overy
Barclays
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Clifford Chance LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Marybeth & Timothy Harris
Jones Day
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Prudential Financial, Inc.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Susan & Jerry Webman
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 

Partner Sponsors
$15,000
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP  
KPMG LLP
Lowenstein Sandler
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
PSEG
Scanlon Rabinowitz & Davis Legal Group, LLC

Counsel Sponsors
$10,000
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
Bortstein Legal Group
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
DLA Piper
Goodwin Procter LLP
Honeywell
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Latham & Watkins LLP
Meserve, Mumper & Hughes LLP
Panasonic Corporation of North America
Paul Hastings LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Sidley Austin, LLP
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
White & Williams LLP
Wiley Rein LLP
WilmerHale

Associate Sponsors
$5,000
Beacon Hill Legal Staffing & Managed Review Services
Becker LLC
BNY Mellon
Bressler, Amery & Ross, PC  
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Clutch Group
Connell Foley LLP
d'Arcambal Ousley & Cuyler Burk, LLP
Day Pitney LLP
Deloitte
Deutsche Bank
DTI/EPIQ
Epstein Becker Green
Fidelity Investments
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Genova Burns LLC
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Groom Law Group
Harry Jho LLC
Jersey City Medical Center, RWJBarnabas
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, PLLC
Kerbey Harrington Pinkard LLP
King & Spalding LLP
LeClairRyan
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
McCarter & English, LLP
McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen & Carvelli, P.C.
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney, & Carpenter LLP
Mitratech
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
NJM Insurance Group
OppenheimerFunds
Reed Smith LLP
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
S&P Global
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Janet & Daniel Schiff
Tower Legal Solutions
Wyndham Worldwide

2016 Diversity Gala Sponsors

General Counsel Sponsors
$50,000
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Managing Partner Sponsors
$25,000
Barclays
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Clifford Chance LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Goodwin Procter LLP
KPMG LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Prudential Financial, Inc.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Partner Sponsors
$15,000
Cornerstone Research
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP  
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Jones Day
Latham & Watkins LLP
PSEG
Scanlon Rabinowitz & Davis Legal Group, LLC
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 

Counsel Sponsors
$10,000
Andrews Kurth LLP
Beacon Hill Legal Staffing
Becker LLC
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
DLA Piper
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ
McCarter & English, LLP
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney, & Carpenter LLP
Meserve, Mumper & Hughes LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Verizon
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
White & Williams LLP
WilmerHale
Wyndham Worldwide

 

Associate Sponsors
$5,000
Axiom
BNY Mellon
Bressler, Amery & Ross, PC  
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Clutch Group
Connell Foley LLP
d'Arcambal Ousley & Cuyler Burk, LLP
Day Pitney LLP
DTI
Fidelity Investments
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Genova Burns
Groom Law Group
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Jersey City Medical Center, RWJBarnabas Health
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kroll Ontrack
LeClairRyan
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Lowenstein Sandler
MassMutual
Mayer Brown LLP
McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen & Carvelli, P.C.
Mitratech Holdings, Inc. 
Navigant
NJM Insurance Group
OppenheimerFunds
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Proskauer
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
S&P Global
Sidley Austin, LLP
SSL Law Firm LLP
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Tower Legal Solutions
Winston & Strawn LLP
Wong Fleming