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., registrations@vlany.org.

CONTACT: 212.319.2787, ext.1

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Supporters*

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.

Institutional  Members

Benefactor Level

  • Advance
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • Davis & Gilbert LLP
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • HBO
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • Troutman Pepper LLP

Sustainer Level

  • Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Ernst & Young
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Leichtman Law PLLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  • Pryor Cashman LLP
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Shapiro Arato Bach LLP
  • Withers Bergman LLP

Foundation, Government, and Corporate Support

Foundation Supporters

  • BNY Mellon Foundation
  • Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • New York State Council on the Arts
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • The Cowles Charitable Trust
  • The Lucille Lortel Foundation
  • The Reed Foundation
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • The Venable Foundation
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Government Supporters

  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
  • New York State Council on the Arts
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Law Firm and Corporate Contributors

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Kilpatrick Townsend
  • Leason Ellis LLP
  • Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • NBCUniversal Media, LLC
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
  • Robins Kaplan LLP

*As of March 2022

2021 Gala Supporters

Gold

  • ASCAP — American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
  • Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  • ViacomCBS Inc.

Silver

  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc.
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Bronze

  • Bloomberg Law
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Dentons US LLP
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Kendall Brill & Kelly LLP
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • Leichtman Law PLLC
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Shapiro Arato Bach LLP
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Contributors

  • Advance
  • Brad Phillips & Molly Milligan
  • Daniel Ilan
  • Davis & Gilbert LLP
  • Deirdre McDonald
  • Edward Copeland
  • Erika Stallings
  • Ernst & Young
  • Gary R. Greenstein
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Jane Cowles, Attorney
  • Joseph Tedeschi
  • Levine Lee LLP
  • Littler Mendelson P.C.
  • Mintz & Gold LLP
  • Peter R. Stern
  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation
  • Ziffren Brittenham LLP

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