COMPLETE VIDEO: 161st CityLaw Breakfast – Fifth Annual Civic Fame Awards featuring Stanley Brezenoff

At this morning’s 161st CityLaw Breakfast and Fifth Annual Civic Fame Award Presentation, we honored Stanley Brezenoff and OATH.  The Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings and Brezenoff have played a large role in the City and are both celebrating  40 years of service to the City this year. The Breakfast began with introductory remarks from New York Law School Dean Anthony Crowell, with awards presented by Professor Ross Sandler, Director of the Center for … <Read More>


Dean Anthony W. Crowell and

 Professor Ross Sandler, Director 

cordially invite you to the 161st  CityLaw Breakfast



Featuring Speaker

Stanley Brezenoff, Former First Deputy Mayor


Speaking on:

40 Years: The Evolution of New York City Government From Fiscal Crisis to Thriving City with Social Mission Intact


Civic Fame Award Honorees: 

Stanley Brezenoff

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) 40th Anniversary


Friday, April 26, 2019

COMPLETE VIDEO: 154th CityLaw Breakfast & 4th Annual Civic Fame Award Presentation

At this morning’s  154th CityLaw Breakfast & 4th Annual Civic Fame Award Presentation we heard from featured speaker, Errol Louis, Host of Inside City Hall. Louis spoke about bringing changes to housing in the City to promote fair and affordable housing and reduce segregation in neighborhoods and schools.

EVENT Reminder: Center for New York City Law Breakfast with Errol Louis & 3rd Annual Civic Fame Awards

The Center for New York City Law cordially invites you to a CityLaw Breakfast


Errol Louis
Guest Speaker, Inside City Hall

With a special presentation to
Ross Sandler, ABA Section’s Lifetime Achievement Award


3rd Annual Civic Fame Awards

The Center offers special recognition for:

Hon. David N. Dinkins, the 106th Mayor of the City of New York

Wayne G. Hawley, retiring deputy executive director and general counsel
of the Conflicts of … <Read More>

Four New Yorkers Honored with Civic Fame Awards

Four great New Yorkers were honored with Civic Fame Awards at the CityLaw Breakfast on May 26, 2016.  The Civic Fame Award recognizes persons who have made significant contributions to the civic life of New York City. In a happy and joyous ceremony, each awardee was individually presented with a specially created certificate bearing the striking image of the 25-foot-high, gilded figure of Civic Fame which stands on top of the Municipal Building.

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>