The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) held its 29th Annual Awards Gala at Gotham Hall in Manhattan, NY on May 10, 2013. The theme for this black-tie affair was “Celebrating Visionaries and Supporting Leadership,” and the honorees included Michael Tucker, General Counsel of the Avis Budget Group; Rhonda Joy McLean, Deputy General Counsel, Time Inc.; and Seymour James, President of the New York State Bar Association and Attorney-in-Charge, Criminal Practice, the Legal Aid Society.

Representing Kelley Drye at this well-attended event were Stamford associate, Wendy A. Clarke, Diversity Director, Venetta Amory, and Managing Clerk, Rodney Felder.