Ways to support VLA

No gift is too big or too small. Donations of $25, $50, or $100 today really can make a difference tomorrow. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. Your personal contribution to VLA will help us continue and expand our services:

  • Legal services to low-income artists
  • Legal services to arts nonprofit organizations
  • Educational programming
  • Scholarship programs for artists
  • Outreach programming
  • Maintain lower fees for legal services and educational programs



Organizing a fundraiser?

Whether you are coordinating a lecture, party, or concert, donating the proceeds to VLA is simple and guarantees the continuation of our services to the arts community. If you plan to support us with a fundraiser, please contact Kathryn E. Wagner, Esq.,

CONTACT: +1.212.319.2787, ext.1



Individual Members


This entitles you to free or discounted programs, services, and publications, and invitations to member-only events. Find out more about the levels and benefits of membership.


Young Associate Members


For lawyers and arts professionals in their 1st–4th years of practice and career. Find out about the levels and benefits of membership, and become a member.


Corporate Members


We extend special benefits for law firms and corporate donors. Click below for more information on corporate and law firm membership benefits.




Our sincerest thanks to all our supporters. VLA is a nonprofit legal service organization supported in part with public funds, by state agencies, and through generous gifts from all our wonderful supporters.

Foundation, Corporate and
Government Support

  • Agnes Gund
  • Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Edward T. Cone Foundation
  • The Flom Family Foundation
  • The Leon Levy Foundation
  • The Lucille Lortel Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • The Reed Foundation
  • Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • Venable Foundation

Law Firm and Corporate Supporters


  • Davis & Gilbert LLP
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Herrick, Feinstein LLP
  • Home Box Office, Inc.
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Robins, Kaplan LLP
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • White & Case LLP


  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
  • McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • McLaughlin & Stern, LLP
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Shapiro Arato LLP
  • Time Warner Inc.
  • Withers LLP
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • DLA Piper US LLP
  • Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett LLP