Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award | Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Join us as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Learn how the Lawyers’ Committee’s  legacy is intertwined with the civil rights movement.

2014 A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award Dinner

Lighting the Path Toward Justice

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

We are delighted to announce that Lawyers’ Committee will be commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at our A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award Dinner on Thursday, June 26th in New York City.

This special celebration will highlight the transformative impact of the Civil Rights Act in forging social justice and equal opportunity for all Americans and in particular, countless minorities and women.

The evening will culminate with the presentation of the inaugural Robert F. Kennedy Justice Prize to William D. Zabel, Civil Rights Champion and founding partner of the law firm Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP. The Lawyers’ Committee will recognize Mr. Zabel for his exceptional leadership, profound dedication to the advancement of human rights and civil rights, and his extraordinary public service.