February 25, 2021 @ 6:00PM — 6:45PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Presenting the LeGaL Foundation's Community Excellence Awards

2021 ANNUAL GALA image

Join us in honoring this year's awardees!

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.



LeGaL's Annual Gala supports the charitable and educational activities of the LeGaL Foundation, including our pro bono legal clinics, LGBT Law Notes, Law Student Career Fair, Judicial Fellowship Program, and a host of additional activities benefiting the LGBT legal community and the public.

This year, LeGaL is thrilled to present its new Community Excellence Award, which recognize New York LGBTQ legal professionals, across all fields of practice, for their commitment to the LGBTQ community, and for high achievement in the profession. The 2021 class of honorees includes: Charlie Arrowood, Deborah Lolai, Daniel Pepitone, John Quinn, and Ethan Rice.

Performers and special guests for this year's Gala include: Marti Gould Cummings (Emcee), Nick Adams (Performer), Michael Urie, U.S. Congressman Ritchie Torres, and New York State Senator Brad Hoylman.

Click here to download a digital version of the event program.


  • This event is free, but registration is required. Please consider donating or purchasing a ticket in support of the LeGaL Foundation.
  • An exclusive Networking Afterparty Pass is available when you make a $25 donation. This virtual event will be held on Remo, an innovative interactive networking platform, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Supporting, Sustaining, and Patron ticket-purchasers receive special benefits that vary by level, including: Networking Afterparty Pass, 1 year of LeGaL membership for yourself or a person of your choosing, gift bags (branded deluxe canvas tote, tumbler, lapel pin, and dessert), and special recognition by name in marketing and during the event program.

The virtual Gala will stream live on LeGaL's YouTube channel via this link. For issues with streaming the event, please contact support@le-gal.org.