The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women honored William C. Silverman of Proskauer Rose, left, JoAnn Neale of Major League Soccer, and Jimmie Briggs of Gender Rights Advocate for their commitment to fighting human trafficking.

Silverman heads Proskauer Rose’s pro bono practice and has been instrumental in efforts to change New York State’s human trafficking laws and build the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition. Neale is the chief administrative officer at Major League Soccer where she has spearheaded efforts to support vulnerable youth. Briggs is the co-founder of the Man Up Campaign to activate youth to stop violence against women and girls.