The honor is bestowed upon distinguished jurists and attorneys who exemplify Deuteronomy 16:20, “Tzedek tzedek tirdof,” “Justice, justice shall you pursue.” Past recipients of the “Pursuit of Justice” award include U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Bryer and Elena Kagan and Israeli Supreme Court Justice Aharon Barak.
With a four-decade-plus legal career, Ms. Glaser has become the go-to advisor for Fortune 500 companies, major studios, real estate investors and developers, financial institutions and high-profile entertainers and public figures. She tops the short list of trial attorneys in the nation sought after for high-stakes litigation. Ms. Glaser is consistently ranked as one of California’s top business trial attorneys and has received accolades from The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, Benchmark Litigation, Daily Journal, the Los Angeles Business Journal, and Chambers USA, to name a few.
The association also honored Benjamin Ferencz, chief prosecutor, Einsatzgruppen trial at Nuremberg and The Honorable Salim Joubran, retired justice, Supreme Court of Israel.
The AAJLJ is a national nonprofit association representing the American Jewish legal community. The organization educates and advocates around critical issues such as: civil rights, human rights, access to justice, social justice, Israel and the Rule of Law, Holocaust issues, and Jewish Law.”