BFDP's Third Annual Taste of Brooklyn

We are so grateful to our sponsors, benefit committee, donors, staff members, and advisory board for helping us make our Third Annual Taste of Brooklyn such a meaningful celebration of keeping families together. We appreciate your dedication to social justice and we are thankful that you are a part of our growing community.

Congratulations again to our honorees, Sandie Trombert of Little Essentials and Alison King of Kaye Scholer. Thank you also to our former client and Parent Leadership Initiative participant, Alex D., for sharing her story and exemplifying why our work makes such a difference.

Finally, we want to thank Maury RubinAllison Dees, and the rest of City Bakery for their incredibly generous donation of the beautiful space, the delicious food and drink, and gracious staff.

Please check out some photos from the event below! For more, please visit our Facebook page.

For more information on pro bono opportunities, our associates advisory board, volunteer opportunities,and other ways to get involved, please e-mail Lauren at or Daniel at



Sandie Trombert

President & FounderLittle Essentials


Family Justice Champion

Kaye Scholer LLP

Family Defender

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Family Advocate

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Family Supporter

Crowell & Moring LLP

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

RR Advisory Group LLC

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP


Mayer Brown LLP

Alison King

Pro Bono Counsel, Kaye Scholer LLP

Benefit Committee

Liberty Aldrich

Afua Attah-Mensah

Jenn Batterton

Jade Burns

Ann Cammett

Elizabeth Cooper

Peggy Farber

Chris Gottlieb

Martin Guggenheim

Julia Pizzi

Anne Reddy

William Russell

Ellen Tobin

Somil Trivedi

Maura Whelan

Michael Young