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You're Invited to an evening Honoring Women in Entertainment & Sports

You're Invited to an evening Honoring Women in Entertainment & Sports

Join BESLS will honor prominent women attorneys, agents, producers, law professors, and other figures at the top of their field who serve as role models for the next generation of legal and industry professionals to follow in their footsteps. After a brief welcome reception, awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • In-House Counsel of the Year: Kelly Wick, Esq., Barbara Pereda, Esq., Polina Katsnelson - Film & Television (Viacom Media Networks)
  • Innovator of the Year: Meredith Wolff, Esq. - Sports (Formerly NHL; Seek To Be LLC)
  • Mentor of the Year: Bea Koramblyum - Music (Downtown Music Publishing)
  • Law Student of the Year: Courtney Hargrove - Music (Sony Music Entertainment)
  • Law Professor of the Year: Jodi Balsam, Esq. - Sports (Formerly NFL, NYLS; BLS)
  • Rising Star Award: Catherine Addo - Music (Reservoir Media)
  • Distinguished Achievement Award: Nneka Norville - Film & Television (BET Networks)
  • Distinguished Achievement Award: Faith Newman - Music (Reservoir Media)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Janine Small, Esq. - (Former partner Carroll, Guido and Groffman; ABA's Chair for the Forum on Entertainment and Sports; principal, Janine Small PLLC)

The award ceremony will be followed by a round-table meet and greet with each of our honorees. Refreshments and light fare will be served in the Subotnick Center, 10th Floor of Brooklyn Law School at 7:00PM on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

"The Team"

"The Team"

Nominate Women Who Inspire You!

Nominate Women Who Inspire You!