What: The Anti-Defamation League's Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award Luncheon.
Where: Hyatt Regency Downtown.
The scoop: Veteran attorney Harry Reasoner of Vinson & Elkins received the honor before a gathering of 600. Words of praise for "one of the most influential lawyers in the United States" were delivered by Mark Yudof, emeritus president of the University of California, former chancellor of the University of Texas System, and former dean of the University of Texas School of Law.
The luncheon, chaired by Nicole Soussan and Robert Carlton, raised more than $470,000 for ADL programs.
Who: ADL national board chair Marvin Nathan, Macey Reasoner, Susan and Barrett Reasoner, Macey Reasoner Stokes and Bob Stokes, State Sen. Rodney Ellis, Tom Ajamie, Glen Rosenbaum, Regina Rogers, Cathy Lamboley, Rufus Cormier, Melanie Gray, and Mark Wawro.