The New York Law Journal announces the 2014 honorees for Lawyers Who Lead by Example in three categories: Lifetime Achievement, Public Service and Pro Bono. The attorneys will be featured in a special section and honored at a dinner in October.


Sheila Boston, partner, Kaye Scholer
John Dunne, senior counsel, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna
Victor Kovner, partner, Davis Wright Tremaine
Martin Lipton, founding partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Bettina Plevan, partner, Proskauer
Roy Reardon, partner, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett
Frederick A.O. (Fritz) Schwarz, Jr., chief counsel, Brennan Center for Justice
Barbara Underwood, New York Solicitor General
Peter Zimroth, senior counsel, Arnold & Porter

PUBLIC SERVICE: Attorneys who have demonstrated leadership through careers in public service or devotion to improving the legal system and the profession in New York.

Fernando Camacho, Suffolk County Acting Supreme Court Justice
Catherine Christian, Manhattan Assistant District Attorney
Maryann Saccomando Freedman, counsel, Cohen & Lombardo
Judy Kluger, executive director, Sanctuary for Families
Alan Levine, partner, Cooley
Active Senior U.S. Judges in New York

PRO BONO: Attorneys with an outstanding record of providing crucial legal services to poor or nearly poor New Yorkers

Lenni Benson, professor, New York Law School
Marnie Berk, director of pro bono programs, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
John Giouroukakis, partner, Latham & Watkins
Caroline Heller, shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
Mark Hoenig, partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
John Kiernan, partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
Steven Kolleeny, special counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Jennifer Kroman, director of pro bono practice, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Richard Mancino, partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Walfrido Martinez, managing partner, Hunton & Williams
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
David Sherman, associate, Katten Muchin Rosenman
Jerri Shick, pro bono counsel, O’Melveny & Myers
Arthur Siegel, member, Bond, Schoeneck & King
Ona Wang, partner, Baker & Hostetler