Special Events

Legal Information for Families Today * The 2017 LIFT Gala


MONDAY, MAY 15, 2017
6:00 PM - Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM - Presentation, Dinner & Live Auction
583 Park Avenue, New York City


JoAnn H. Price
Co-Founder/Managing Partner
Fairview Capital Partners, Inc.

Jennifer March, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Citizens' Committee for Children of New York

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Accepted by Kevin J. Curnin, Partner


Sharon Myrie


Benefit Chairs

Leslie Abbey, Co-Chair
Philip H. Cohen, Co-Chair

Joanna Goldenstein, Auction Chair 


Board of Directors

William C. Silverman, Chair
Roy Haynes Jr., Vice-Chair
Glenn R. Pollner, Treasurer
Philip H. Cohen, Secretary
Leslie Abbey
Liberty Aldrich
Sara M. DiLeo
Frances J. DiSarro
Linda Fuller
Karen Greenstein
Susan Kramer
Gabriella Nawi
Thomas Ostrander
Sheri Sandler
Robert Schiffer
Anthony D. Schlesinger
Rebecca J. Simmons

Cathy Cramer, President & CEO

Sponsors *

Silver Sponsors

Diane and Arthur Abbey
Leslie Abbey and Stephen Dietz
Adakin Capital, LLC
Diana and Frederick Elghanayan
Anne Forward and Anthony Schlesinger
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Proskauer Rose LLP
Sheri Cyd Sandler and Mark Schneider
SL Green Realty Corp.
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
The Tofel/Gibbs Family
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Bronze Sponsors

Fairview Capital Partners, Inc.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

* Sponsor List in Formation as of March 15, 2017