Our Supporters

Guests at the Society's 2018 gala dinner.

The Society would like to thank all of the supporters who make its work possible. As a membership organization we depend on their continuing support and could not have achieved such success over the past years without it.

We are especially indebted to the individuals and organizations that provide grants and sponsorships or otherwise partner with us in our projects. Working together we have shaped initiatives that are meaningful to the donors and essential to our mission. 


  • Gloria & Barry H. Garfinkel Fund — David A. Garfinkel Essay Scholarship
  • Humanities New York — HNY CARES Emergency Relief Grant
  • The Lebensfeld Foundation, Robert Giuffra, Jr., Vice President — General Operating Funds
  • Proskauer Rose LLP — Stephen R. Kaye Memorial Program Series
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP — Judith S. Kaye Program Series: Conversations on Women and the Law
  • The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation — Society Book Publications

2020 Donation Appeal Drive

Because of the extraordinary conditions caused by COVID-19, the Society has been unable to do its customary fundraising, and we have made a special appeal to our supporters. We are grateful to all those listed below who have responded to this need. We hope that those who visit our website will also support us as members and supporters.


  • Helaine Barnett
  • John Q. Barrett
  • Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick
  • Randall T. Eng
  • Eugene M. Fahey
  • Helen E. Freedman
  • Barry Kamins
  • Henry J. Kennedy
  • A. Thomas Levin
  • Alan Levine
  • Jonathan Lippman
  • Troy McKenzie
  • Leon B. Polsky
  • Albert M. Rosenblatt
  • John S. Siffert
  • Stephen P. Younger


  • Cooley LLP — Alan Levine, Partner
  • Cornerstone Research
  • Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP — Evan R. Chesler, Partner
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP — James P. Rouhandeh, Partner
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP — Richard A. Edlin, Vice Chair
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP — Robert Haig, Partner
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP — Robert Gretch, Partner
  • Latham & Watkins LLP — James Brandt, Partner
  • Mantel McDonough Riso LLP — Alan D. Mantel, Partner
  • MoloLamken LLP — Steven F. Molo, Partner
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP — Stephen P. Younger, Partner
  • Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP — Brad S. Karp, Chairman
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP — Marc Greenwald, Partner
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP — Lynn K. Neuner, Partner
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP — Barry H. Garfinkel, Partner; Scott D. Musoff, Partner
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP — Robert J. Giuffra, Jr., Partner

Program Partners & Sponsors

  • Fraunces Tavern Museum
  • Levine Lee LLP
  • New York City Bar Association’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee 
  • New York State Archives Partnership Trust
  • Oneida Indian Nation 
  • Polish Cultural Institute New York 
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 
  • The Supreme Court Historical Society

John Jay Circle ($15,000)

Cooley LLP
Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz LLP
Weitz & Luxenberg PC

Benefactor ($10,000)

AIG, Inc.
Alston & Bird LLP
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Hazen Polsky Foundation, Inc.
Jeffrey A. Jannuzzo, Esq.
John J. Halloran, Jr., P.C.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP

Sustaining ($7,500)

Cohen & Gresser LLP
Collazo Florentino & Keil LLP
Cornerstone Research, Inc.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Dechert LLP
DLA Piper LLP (US)
Ganfer Shore Leeds & Zauderer LLP
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP
Levine Lee LLP
Mantel McDonough Riso LLP
MoloLamken LLP
Proskauer Rose LLP
Rivkin Radler LLP
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Patron ($1,000-$5,999)

Robert J. Anello
Helaine M. Barnett
Sheila L. Birnbaum
Martin W. Edelman
Helen E. Freedman
Goldin Associates LLC
Barry Kamins
Robert M. Kaufman
Kramer Dillof Livingston & Moore
Andrew J. Levander
A. Thomas Levin
Alan Levine
Gregory A. Markel
E. Leo Milonas
Mukasey Frenchman & Sklaroff LLP
Lynn K. Neuner
Susan  Phillips Read
Roy L. Reardon
Albert M. Rosenblatt
Herbert Rubin
Paul C. Saunders
John S. Siffert
Jennifer Smith
Robert S. Smith
Stephen P. Younger

Contributing ($500-$999)

Penelope Andrews
Philip J. Bergan
Carmen B. Ciparick
Charles Dewey Cole, Jr.
Randall T. Eng
Eugene M. Fahey
Barry H. Garfinkel
Henry M. Greenberg
Henry J. Kennedy
Jonathan Lippman
John B. Martin
Troy A. McKenzie
Brian E. O’Connor
Adam Offenhartz
Alan D. Scheinkman
Felice K. Shea
Alexander H. Southwell
Mary Kay Vyskocil

Fan ($250-$499)

Mark H. Alcott
Devora W. Allon
Eugene F. Assaf
Stefan Atkinson
John Q. Barrett
Zachary S. Brez
Alex M. Calabrese
Lauren O. Casazza
P. Kevin Castel
Peter D. Coddington
Alfred D. Cooper, Sr.
Michael A. Cooper
CourtAlert.com Inc.
Stephen G. Crane
George A. Davidson
Miriam Davidson
Mary Rothwell Davis
Henry J. DePippo
John D. Feerick
David Otis Fuller
Barbara Goldberg
Mr. Alan Goldman
Susan C. Goldstein
Joshua Greenblatt
John H. Gross
James L. Hallowell
Ralph Healey
Laura L. Jacobson
Elaine Jefferson
Atif Khawaja
Jay P. Lefkowitz
Howard B. Levi
Howard A. Levine
Lou Lewis
George P. Lindsay
Daniel Looney
Betty Lugo
Allan D. Mantel
Aaron H. Marks
Ira Brad Matetsky
Thomas R. Newman
Mary Noe
John Nonna
Kate Ottavino Parker
Robert Penn, Jr.
Erin M. Peradotto
Sally Ramage
Yosef J. Riemer
Nicholas A. Robinson
Michael Roffer
Adam Seiden
Josh Silber
Joshua B. Simon
Matthew Solum
Edward O. Spain
Diane Y. Wray
Bruce E. Yanett

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