Photo background: Packed audience from year's conference in a ballroom, with presenters on stage. Text: Law & Society Awards Event, March 8, 2022. Honoring John J. Suydam, Senior Partner and CLO, Apollo Global Management and Debo P. Adegbile, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP

March 8, 2022 

Join us for our 29th Annual Law & Society Award Event on March 8, 2022 honoring John J. Suydam, Senior Partner and Chief Legal Officer at Apollo Global Management, and Debo P. Adegbile, Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP.

NYLPI Law & Society Luncheon

NYLPI’s annual Law & Society Award Event is a premier event in New York City’s legal and corporate communities. The proceeds of the event support NYLPI’s efforts to provide underrepresented New Yorkers with increased access to legal assistance.

Over the last twenty-eight years, our luncheon has played host to sell-out crowds consisting of partners from New York City’s major law firms, federal judges, and prominent members of the City’s corporations.

 

 

2022 Honorees: 

 

John J. Suydam

Senior Partner and Chief Legal Officer at Apollo Global Management

 

Debo P. Adegbile

Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP

 

Confirmed event co-chairs:

(List in Formation as of 1.11.22)

Robert I. Bodian
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, P.C.

Jeffrey A. Brown
Dechert LLP

Bradley J. Butwin
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Whitney A. Chatterjee
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

William Dougherty
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Shelley J. Dropkin
Citigroup Inc.

Christopher E. Duffy
Vinson & Elkins LLP

James J. Fox
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Todd E. Freed
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Lawrence T. Gresser
Cohen & Gresser LLP

John F. Hartigan
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Ellen V. Holloman
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Eric Huang
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Matthew D. Ingber
Mayer Brown LLP

Julie H. Jones
Ropes & Gray LLP

Brad S. Karp
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Bradford D. Kaufman
Greenberg Traurig, LLP 

Susan J. Kohlmann
Jenner & Block LLP

Kim Koopersmith
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Erin J. Law
Morgan Stanley

Andrew J. Levander
Dechert LLP

Jamie A. Levitt
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Barbara Melli
Greenberg Traurig, LLP

James Moriarty
Goodwin Procter LLP

Rahul Mukhi
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Steven M. Pesner
Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP

David B. Pitofsky
News Corp

John M. Scott
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Perry J. Shwachman
Sidley Austin LLP

Christopher Torrente
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Chris Weideman
Apollo Global Management

Adam K. Weinstein
Sidley Austin LLP

Bruce E. Yannett
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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