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2022 Awards and Gala

April 27

Decadence Artwork

Thank you again to everyone who attended VLA’s 2022 Gala and helped make it a huge success! We invite you to view some of the evening’s memorable moments.

 

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Photo Credit: Michael Ostuni

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Event Details:

2022 AWARDS AND GALA
April 27, 2022, 6 PM
Capitale, 130 Bowery, NYC

– HONORING –
LEGAL CHAMPIONS of the ARTS

LESLEY FREEMAN
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, MGM

SHIRA PERLMUTTER
Register of Copyrights and Director, U.S. Copyright Office

FEATURING
Live performances from Opera Hispánica

For inquiries, please contact VLA Development Director
Ariel Phillips at aphillips@vlany.org.

If you cannot attend, please consider making a donation HERE. Your support will ensure that VLA can continue to provide vital legal services to low-income artists.

COVID Safety: All Gala attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination at the entrance to the event venue. VLA remains committed to safety and will adhere to CDC and NYC health protocols in place at the time of the event. We ask all guests to err on the side of caution and to take a rapid antigen test (that is, an at home test) on the day of the event, ideally approximately 3 hours before the event start time. Please stay home if the test is positive or if you are otherwise feeling unwell.

Attire: The suggested attire for the Gala is business or cocktail attire.

VLA Gold Logo

Champions of the Arts Awards and Gala

VLA hosts its annual Champions of the Arts Awards and Gala to celebrate those individuals or institutions who have made positive and lasting contributions to the arts community of New York.

In 2022, we will gather for a special and unforgettable event attended by hundreds of representatives of New York’s most respected law firms, financial institutions, and arts and entertainment companies. The evening will include an elegant cocktail reception, seated dinner, award presentation, and a special performance.

Past Honorees:

Christa D’Alimonte
Viacom Inc.
Citi
Dana Rosen
TIME
David Pitofsky
News Corp
Home Box Office, Inc.
Jeffrey Harleston
Universal Music Group
Jordan Fasbender
iHeartMedia

Julie Swidler
Sony Music Entertainment
Kimberley Harris
NBCUniversal
Lesley Rosenthal
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Marc Lawrence-Apfelbaum
Time Warner Cable Inc.
Michael D. Fricklas
Advance Publications, Inc.
Paul Robinson
Warner Music Group

Peter Finn
Finn Partners
Proskauer Rose LLP
Sarah Finn
Catskill Mountain Foundation
Seth Krauss
Endeavor
Terrence McNally
Playwright
Vicky Jeudy
Actor

Red and Gold Painting abstract on canvas

Special thanks to artist Francine Tint.
Artwork: Decadence. 36 × 36 inches. Acrylic on canvas.
Photo: Christian Carone

Thank you to our generous supporters!*

ASCAP, Davis Polk, Latham, and Paul Weiss Logos

PLATINUM
ASCAP — American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

GOLD
Advance
Condé Nast
MGM Studios
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Warner Bros. Discovery

SILVER
Axinn
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Jenner & Block LLP
Paramount Global
Proskauer Rose LLP

BRONZE
Bloomberg
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Eric H. Stern
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
King & Spalding LLP
Leichtman Law PLLC
Loeb & Loeb LLP
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Perkins Coie LLP
RIAA and SoundExchange
Shapiro Arato Bach LLP
The Miner-Romanoff Family
Warner Music Group

CONTRIBUTOR
Abbey Quigley
BMI
Bobby Schwartz
Brad Phillips & Molly Milligan
Christos Badavas
Covington & Burling LLP
Daniel Ilan
Davis & Gilbert LLP
Dechert LLP
Deirdre McDonald
Donna Daniels
Edward Copeland
Erika Stallings
Gary Glaser
Kelly Johnson
Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Michael E. Salzman
Mintz & Gold LLP
National Music Publishers’ Association
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Peter R. Stern
Richard Alsop
Springer Law PLLC
The Bostany Law Firm PLLC
Winston & Strawn LLP

*As of April 18, 2022

Details

Date:
April 27
Event Category:

Organizer

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Phone:
(212) 319 - 2787
Email:
vlany@vlany.org
Website:
https://vlany.org