• Juan Cartagena, president and general counsel of LatinoJustice PRLDEF (Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund), is the recipient of the 2018 John Marshall Award, presented by the American Bar Association’s Judicial Division and the Standing Committee on the American Judicial System. He is the first Latino to win the award since it was created in 2001. The award recognizes individuals who have had a positive national impact on the justice system.

• Amy Marion, a partner at Abrams Fensterman has been named as President of the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association.

• Y. David Scharf, a litigation partner at Morrison Cohen, was honored by the Educational Alliance for his longstanding relationship with the organization.

The Queens College President’s Medal—the college’s highest administrative honor—was awarded to alumnus Barry Bryer, a corporate securities lawyer.

• Kathryn Von Matthiessen, a partner at Katten, has been selected by Latinvex as one of the 2018 Top 100 Female Lawyers specializing in Latin America. The criteria for this honor includes relevant experience in the region, the prominence of the firm in Latin America and rankings by third parties, such as Chambers and PartnersLegal 500 and Thomson Reuters.

• The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), a global non-profit organization that advances dispute prevention and resolution practices has selected Johnson & Johnson’s executive vice president and general counsel Michael Ullmann, as the recipient of its 2018 Corporate Leadership Award for leadership in dispute resolution.

• UJA-Federation of New York awarded Alan Kornberg, partner and co-chair of the bankruptcy and corporate reorganization department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, the Professor Lawrence P. King Award in recognition of his professional and philanthropic achievements.