BALSA honors Dean Troy McKenzie ’00 and other alumni at annual gala

Members of NYU Law’s Black Allied Law Students Association (BALSA) gathered at Capitale on April 14 for the student organization’s 2023 gala. The spirited celebration was themed “First to Lead, Many to Follow: A Recognition of BALSA Trailblazers.”

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BALSA recognized three Law School alumni for their contributions to the field of law and beyond. Dean Troy McKenzie ’00, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at NYU Law, and NYU Law Trustee Helam Gebremariam ’10, partner at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, each received the Trailblazer Award, while Abdul Dosunmu ’20, founder of the Young Black Lawyers’ Organizing Coalition, received the Rising Star Award.

Posted May 16, 2023