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Brooklyn Law School is giving Alumni of the Year and Rising Star awards at its annual alumni awards luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental Friday.

Allen Grubman, one of the  Alumni of the Year winners, is founder of Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, one of the largest entertainment law practices in the world. Since establishing the firm in 1974, Grubman has represented Bruce Springsteen, U2, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Sting, Elton John, Lionel Richie, Bette Midler, Robert De Niro and Barbara Walters.

Hannah Cao, the other Alumni of the Year honoree, is the general counsel of China’s Silk Road Fund Co. Ltd. in Beijing, the state-owned fund that invests under China’s new strategic initiative.

Andrew Rausa is this year’s Rising Star. He is lead advertising and privacy counsel at Facebook Inc.