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The New York Law Journal announces the 2017 honorees for Distinguished Leadership, as part of its Professional Excellence Awards recognition event. The attorneys will be featured in a special section published on the Law Journal and honored at a dinner on Oct. 17 at Tribeca Rooftop:

Linda Addison, immediate past managing partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Oliver “Ollie” Armas, managing partner, New York office, Hogan Lovells

Luise A. Barrack, managing member, Rosenberg & Estis

Molly Boast, partner, Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr

Peter Calamari, partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Bertina Capuano, Bronx borough chief, Family Court Division, New York City Law Department

Robin Cohen, principal, McKool Smith

Andrew T. Hahn, partner, Duane Morris

Derrelle Janey, partner, Gottlieb & Janey

Katya Jestin, partner, Jenner & Block

Deanna Kirkpatrick, partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell

Rebecca Price, alternative dispute resolution program director, Southern District of New York

John Rapisardi, partner, O’Melveny & Myers

Richard Revesz, American Law Institute director, dean emeritus, New York University School of Law

Josh Rosenkranz, partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Hollis Salzman, partner, Robins Kaplan

Ronald Shechtman, managing partner, Pryor Cashman

Marissa Soto, proprietor, Law Offices of Soto & Associates

Richard Spehr,  partner-in-charge, New York office, Mayer Brown

Jim Walden, founding partner, Walden, Macht & Haran

Jonathan Youngwood, partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Daniel Zelenko, partner, Crowell & Moring

Honorees in other categories, including Rising Stars, Litigation Departments of the Year and finalists for Attorney of the Year will be announced in the coming weeks. See the list of announced honorees. Check back with nylj.com for updates.