Lifetime Achievement Awards 2020 | New York Law Journal

Enika Vania

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.

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