Brooklyn Law School to Honor Robert B. Catell, Former Chairman, U.S. National Grid

Sep 14, 2009, 12:58 ET from Brooklyn Law School

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Brooklyn Law School will salute Robert B. Catell in a special tribute to be held on Wednesday evening, September 23rd, aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum at Pier 86, 12th Avenue and 46th Street.

Mr. Catell will be honored for his outstanding business leadership, personal accomplishments, and dedication to Brooklyn Law School during his remarkable 50-year career. He is the Former Chairman, U.S., National Grid and Former Chairman and CEO, KeySpan Corporation and KeySpan Energy Delivery. Mr. Catell served as a member of the Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees for l7 years.

Over 400 celebrants will be in attendance and $650,000 has been raised thus far. Proceeds of the event will benefit Brooklyn Law School.

Currently, Mr. Catell is Chairman of Alberta Northeast Gas Ltd. and a member of the board of directors of KEYERA Energy Management Ltd. He is Chair of the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC), Cristo Rey Network's Lourdes Academy, Futures in Education, New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR), and the New York State Smart Grid Consortium. The Co-Chair of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, he is also a member of the board of directors or trustees of many other civic organizations that have improved the lives of all New Yorkers.

Dinner Hosts: National Grid Chairman Sir John Parker and National Grid Chief Executive Steve Holliday.

Dinner Chair: Edward D. Miller, Former President and Chief Executive Officer, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company.

Dinner Co-chairs: George W. Bilicic, Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Chairman of Power, Utilities & Infrastructure, Lazard; Dennis J. Block '67, Senior Partner, Cadwalader,Wickersham & Taft LLP; Kevin Burke, Chairman and CEO, Con Edison; Stephen J. Dannhauser '75, Chairman, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Alan H. Fishman, Chairman, Meridian Capital Group, LLC; E. J. "Jay" Holm, President, Iroquois Pipeline Operating Company; Gloria Cordes Larson, President, Bentley University; Eugene R. McGrath, Retired Chairman, Con Edison; Joshua L. Muss, Principal, Muss Development LLC; Stuart Subotnick '68, Partner and Chief Operating Officer, Metromedia Company and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Brooklyn Law School; Joan G. Wexler, Joseph Crea Dean and Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School; Phillip D. Wright, President, Williams Gas Pipeline Company; and, James C. Yardley, President, Pipeline Group, El Paso Corporation.

SOURCE Brooklyn Law School