Mayor Celebrates 20th Anniversary of 311

On March 9, 2023, Mayor Eric Adams celebrated the 20th anniversary of the launch of 311, the city’s platform for New Yorkers to seek assistance and information. The service launched in March 2003 and has taken over 525 million contacts via phone, texts, social media, chat support, and website and mobile app submissions. The City has released a State of 311 Report to mark the milestone, which can be read here

Complete Video of the 20th Anniversary CityLaw Breakfast with Zachary Carter, Michael Cardozo, and Paul Crotty

On Friday, May 1, 2015, the Center for New York City Law at New York Law School hosted the 125th City Law Breakfast, celebrating the Center for New York City Law’s 20th Anniversary.  The speakers were Zachary Carter, Corporation Counsel of New York, Michael A. Cardozo, a partner at Proskauer Rose and Corporation Counsel from 2002 to 2013, and the Honorable Paul A. Crotty, a federal judge for the Southern District of New York … <Read More>

Center for NYC Law Breakfast: 20th Anniversary Celebration



The Center for New York City Law cordially invites you to celebrate the Center’s 20th Anniversary at the 125th City Law Breakfast


Zachary Carter, Michael A. Cardozo, and the Honorable Paul A. Crotty


Corporation Counsel of the City of New York, Partner at Proskauer Rose, and U.S. District Judge



On our twentieth anniversary, the Center offers special recognition for:

Jeffrey Friedlander, First Assistant Corporation Counsel, Office of the Corporation … <Read More>

2015 Center For New York City Law Accomplishments

In this season of Thanksgiving, the Center for New York City Law has so many things to be thankful for. As 2015 winds down, our events and publications are enjoying record breaking successes this year.

Without the kind and generous support of our donors-individuals like you-the Center for New York City Law would not be what it is today. For this we thank you.

During this time for giving, we ask you to support our … <Read More>

NYLS Honors Four Leaders with Civic Fame Award

Civic Fame is the colossal, 25-foot tall gilded female figure in a flowing robe who stands barefoot on a sphere at the top of the Municipal Building overlooking City Hall. Civic Fame, created in 1913 by sculptor Adolph Weinman, carries a five-sectioned crown representing the five boroughs, and a shield and laurel branch representing victory and triumph.

On May 1, 2015, the statue also became the name of a new award by New York Law … <Read More>