Lifetime Achievement Awards 2020 | New York Law Journal

This year we’re honoring nine attorneys for their accomplishments and impact on the legal community and the practice of law over the course of their careers:

Corinne Ball. Photo: Jones Day Photo: Jones Day

Corinne Ball

Partner at Jones Day

To work on a case or deal with Corinne is to witness a strategic mastermind in action.


Michael Bamberger. Photo: Ryland West/ALM Photo: ALM

Michael Bamberger

Senior counsel at Dentons

Michael is often the smartest person in the room, but he is also likely to be the most self-effacing.


Leonard Boxer, partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. Photo: Ryland West/ALM Photo: ALM

Leonard Boxer

Partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Len’s innovations in the real estate sector are evident throughout New York and beyond.


Kenneth Fisher, member of Cozen O’Connor. Photo: Ryland West/ALM Photo: ALM

Kenneth Fisher

Member of Cozen O’Connor

In the simplest terms, Ken is a leading land use lawyer. In reality, he is so much more.


Stanley Grossman, senior counsel at Pomerantz. Photo: Pomerantz Photo: Pomerantz

Stanley Grossman

Senior counsel at Pomerantz

Throughout five decades at Pomerantz, Stan has fiercely advocated for shareholder rights and defrauded investors.


Mary Hevener, partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius. Photo: Morgan Lewis & Bockius Photo: Morgan Lewis

Mary Hevener

Partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Handy is a legendary employment tax lawyer whose legal prowess is known throughout corporate America and the legal profession.



Fredric S. Newman, founding partner of Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney. Photo: Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney Photo: Hoguet Newman

Fredric S. Newman

Founding partner of Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney

As long as I’ve known him, Fred has believed that his lifetime achievement would be to create a firm that would succeed without him.



Noreen Quirk, partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy. Photo: Fragomen Photo: Fragomen

Noreen Quirk

Partner at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy

Noreen has led a fascinating career in immigration law, paving the way for female attorneys and partners at the firm.



Miles Ruthberg, of counsel at Latham & Watkins. Photo: Latham & Watkins Photo: Latham

Miles Ruthberg

Of counsel at Latham & Watkins

Miles is a legendary force in the securities and class action litigation fields.