The Legal Aid Society Honors Alan Levine and Mark Gallogly; Record Attendance of 1,000
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
Participating in The Legal Aid Society's 34th Annual Awards Dinner are (from left) Steven Banks, Attorney-in-Chief; Mark T. Gallogly, co-founder and Managing Principal of Centerbridge Partners; Alan Levine, Legal Aid's former chairman and a partner at Cooley LLP; Richard J. Davis, current Legal Aid chair and a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; and Fin Fogg, Legal Aid President and of counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Alan Levine was honored as the Servant of Justice and Mark Gallogly received the Theodore Roosevelt Award.

A record attendance of 1,000 banking and corporate executives and leaders of the Bar joined in the tribute to Alan Levine as The Legal Aid Society's 2011 Servant of Justice and to Mark T. Gallogly as the recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Award at the 34th Annual Awards Dinner May 12 at the Waldorf Astoria.

Alan Levine, former Chair of The Legal Aid Society and a partner at Cooley LLP where he serves on the firm's Management Committee, was honored as the Servant of Justice for his outstanding contributions to The Legal Aid Society and his dedication to the quest for equal justice. Mark Gallogly, co-founder and Managing Principal of Centerbridge Partners, received the Theodore Roosevelt Award for outstanding service to the community.

Honorary Dinner Chairs included William H. Donaldson, Peter G. Peterson, and Paul A. Volcker. Serving as Dinner Chairs were Jeffrey H. Aronson, Eric J. Friedman, Lawrence C. Gottlieb, Mel M. Immergut, Brad S. Karp, Wilson S. Neely, Thomas A. Roberts, Brad Eric Scheler, and William J. Schwartz. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Society's civil legal work.