2 East 61st Street, Grand Ballroom

Cocktail Reception 6:30 p.m. --- Dinner 7:30 p.m.

Cocktail Attire

PAL's premiere annual gala is an elegant evening of dining, dancing and entertainment, attended by corporate leaders, dignitaries and other VIPs. The event honors men and women who have distinguished themselves in their careers, who are excellent role models for the children PAL serves.  



2017 Superstar DinnerChairman of Boies Schiller Flexner for 20 years, David Boies has been named Global International Litigator of the Year by Who’s Who Legal seven times, one of 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine, Litigator of the Year by the American Lawyer, Lawyer of the Year by the National Law Journal, runner-up Person of the Year by Time Magazine, Best Lawyers in America for 16 years, among many other awards and honors.

Mr. Boies was Chief Counsel of the United States Senate Antitrust Subcommittee and Chief Counsel of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.  As Counsel to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, he recovered $1.2 billion from companies who sold junk bonds to failed “S and Ls.” 

Lead Counsel for former Vice-President Al Gore in 2000 in connection to the Florida vote count, he won a judgement in Perry v. Brown, establishing the federal constitutional right for gay and lesbian citizens to marry and won a record $4 billion for American Express in its antitrust case against Visa and MasteCard. The lists go on and on.

David’s vision and brilliance extend to the world of philanthropy, where his generosity has made a remarkable impact.  A PAL benefactors for many years, he is an inspiration for all.
We are very proud to honor David Boies as PAL’s 2017 Superstar. 



$100,000 - diamond circle

Starr Logo 

$75,000 - platinum circle


$50,000 - golden circle

 2017 Superstar Dinner

$30,000 - silver circle 

George e. & marjorie shea 

$25,000 - silver circle

2017 Superstar Dinner

2017 Superstar Dinner 

2017 Superstar Dinner

charles c. cahn, jr. 

Margo and john a. catsimatidis

2017 Superstar Dinner


ira a. lipman

Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney

mark simone

Eric P. Sheinberg 

Judy and fred wilpon - sterling equities/new york mets

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