The New York Council of Defense Lawyers presented The Norman S. Ostrow Award to Barry A. Bohrer (second from left), a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel, at the council’s 26th annual luncheon on Friday.

Honoring Bohrer at the reception were, from left: luncheon chairman Charles Stillman, a partner at Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman; William J. Schwartz, a partner at Cooley who presented the award; and Alexandra A. E. Shapiro, partner at Shapiro, Arato & Isserles and president of the council.