Milberg partner Ariana J. Tadler has been appointed by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to serve as a member of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules.


The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project has appointed three new members of its Board of Directors. Joining are Jeffrey B. Gewirtz, Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment; Colin S. Kelly, counsel, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; and Manas Mohapatra, Associate General Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection, Twitter.


David Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at Comcast Corporation has received The Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award for his work leading and promoting greater transparency and accountability in corporate diversity and inclusion.


The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, an international organization dedicated to ending the trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls, has honored William C. Silverman and Proskauer Rose, JoAnn Neale and Jimmie Briggs for their outstanding commitment to fighting human trafficking, promoting justice and equality, and improving lives.


Sanctuary for Families has welcomed Michael A. Cardozo, a partner at Proskauer Rose, to its board of directors.


Kevin J. Cross, managing partner of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, was honored by Buffalo Business First with a 2017 Buffalo 612’ C-Level Executive Award, which recognizes Western New York’s most dedicated and visionary c-level executives.


The LGBT Community Center has awarded McDermott Will & Avery partner Lisa Linksy with the Center’s Community Impact Award.


Jenner & Block partner Richard Levin has been named co-editor-in-chief of Collier on Bankruptcy.