2019 Leadership in Diversity Gala

Award for Leadership in the Promotion of Diversity Presented to

C. Allen Parker
Interim Chief Executive Officer and President, Wells Fargo


Wednesday, May 29, 2019
The Westin, Jersey City

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

7:30pm-9pm - Dinner and Program

Become a Sponsor!

Purchase individual tickets.

Make a donation.

Click here for a PDF version of our sponsorship form.

For any questions, please contact Claire Dragon at cdragon@njleep.org or 973-297-1555, ext. 208. Visit our 2018 Gala Website for information on last year’s gala honoring Anne T. Madden & Honeywell.

2019 Gala Committee

Jeff Isaacs
Managing Director,
Global Chief Operating Officer, Legal
Goldman Sachs

Casey Kobi
Managing Director

Suzie Scanlon Rabinowitz
Managing Partner
SRD Legal Group

Craig Silliman
Executive Vice President,
Public Policy & General Counsel

Evan Sils
General Counsel
Sugar23, Inc.

Stephen Swanson
Assistant General Counsel

Eric Zamore
Credit Suisse

Damien Atkins
General Counsel
The Hershey Company

Rose Battaglia
Global Chief Operating Officer, Legal
Deutsche Bank

Evan Clandorf
Vice President - Legal & Compliance

Sarah C. Dodds-Brown
Executive Vice-President &
Managing Counsel
American Express

Jeremy Farrell

Darren Guy
Head of Legal Operations – Global Legal, Compliance and Regulatory

Zenola Harper
Vice President, Litigation,
Labor and Employment
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ

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

2019 Gala Sponsors

Professional - $50,000
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Jones Day
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Wells Fargo

Senior - $25,000
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Prudential Financial, Inc.
Reed Smith LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Susan & Jerry Webman
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 

Junior - $15,000
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP  
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Lowenstein Sandler
Paul Hastings LLP
Scanlon Rabinowitz & Davis Legal Group, PLLC (SRD Legal Group)
Sidley Austin, LLP
Walsh Pizzi O'Reilly Falanga LLP

Sophomore - $10,000
Allen & Overy LLP
Arnold & Porter
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Deutsche Bank
Goodwin Procter LLP
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
King & Spalding LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Locke Lord LLP
Elizabeth McCaul
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Victoria & George Whipple
White & Case LLP
White & Williams LLP

Freshman - $5,000
ACA Compliance Group
American Express
Beacon Hill Legal Staffing
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Clifford Chance US LLP
Connell Foley LLP
Covington & Burling LLP
d'Arcambal Ousley & Cuyler Burk, LLP
Day Pitney LLP
Dechert LLP
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Fidelity Investments
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Groom Law Group, Chartered
Harry Jho LLC
J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kutak Rock LLP
Mayer Brown LLP
McAndrew Vuotto LLC
McCarter & English, LLP
McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen & Carvelli, P.C.
McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP
McGuireWoods LLP
Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Moses & Singer LLP
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
NJM Insurance Group
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Daniel & Janet Schiff
The Shauger Group, Inc.
Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Sugar23, Inc.
Tower Legal Solutions
USA Architects, Planners + Interior Designers, Ltd.
Waterware Corporation 
Jonathan Weiss & Barbara Asch
Winston & Strawn LLP
Wong Fleming
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc.