Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosts annual gala

5/25/2017, 10:37 a.m.
The Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosted its annual gala Friday at Pier 60.
Denisse Mira, MBBA Scholarship Recipient and Touro Law Center Student; Paula Edgar, MBBA President and Founder and Principal of PGE LLC Jay McClinton of DosOjosMedia.com

The Metropolitan Black Bar Association hosted its annual gala Friday at Pier 60.

Raising more than $40,000, the event honored Counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo Alphonso B. David, corporate attorney Damien Atkins, attorney Joseph Drayton, Morgan Stanley Executive Director Nate Saint-Victor and U.S District Judge William Francis Kuntz II. The gala also paid tribute to late District Attorney Ken Thompson and the Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam.