(NYLJ/Rick Kopstein)

Former Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye (center), of counsel at Skadden Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and William D. Zabel (second from left), a founding partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel, received awards of distinction from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention for their pioneering efforts to advocate for victims’ rights.

Joining the honorees were, from left, Jeff Maurer, a partner at Evercore and board chairman of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, which houses the elder abuse prevention center; Lesley Rosenthal, general counsel of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and chairwoman of the awards reception, held Tuesday at Schulte Roth & Zabel; and Joy Solomon, director and managing attorney of the elder abuse prevention center.