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February 13, 2019
Welcome to the main page of the news section of Lawyers Alliance's website. Please use the buttons to the left to view a collection of our "news and legal alerts" relating to business law issues for nonprofits, as well as recent newsletters and press releases.
Governor Cuomo Signs Bill Requiring All New York Membership Nonprofits to Have at Least Three Members
February 13, 2019
The bill, signed in December, is effective immediately and is available here. This change does not affect membership organizations with a sole membership that is another corporate entity, provided such entity is itself owned or controlled by at least three people. Read our updated Legal Alert.
2019 National Day of Service
January 25, 2019
Read the press release about Exponentum's 2019 National Day of Service: Pro Bono Legal Help for Nonprofits Serving Children & Families.
New Winter 2019 Newsletter
January 22, 2019
Read our newly redesigned, full-color Winter Newsletter! This issue includes stories on the rising cost of real estate, workforce development organizations, and a recap of the 2018 Cornerstone Awards.
2018 Cornerstone Award honorees announced
November 09, 2018
Lawyers Alliance presents the Cornerstone Awards annually to recognize institutions and attorneys that have made extraordinary contributions through pro bono legal services to nonprofit organizations. Check out the list of honorees or read the press release.
Autumn Newsletter
September 24, 2018
Read our new Autumn Newsletter, including articles on nonpartisan election-related work and nonprofits working to improve the health of New Yorkers through an environmental lens.
Lawyers Alliance is pleased to be part of Exponentum, the national network of business law pro bono providers
June 20, 2018
Read the press release about the new Exponentum branding.
Business Law & Leadership Gala Celebrates Dedicated Lawyers, Nonprofits, and Communities
April 24, 2018
On May 1, 2018, Horacio Gutierrez of Spotify, Trish Walsh of Voya Financial, and Marla G. Simpson of Brooklyn Community Services will be honored at Lawyers Alliance's Business Law & Leadership Gala. Read the press release or visit the Gala page for additional details.
Newly updated Nonprofit Revitalization Act FAQs
May 11, 2017
Read Lawyers Alliance's newly updated Nonprofit Revitalization Act FAQs.
Nonprofits Can Speak Out About Controversial Government Actions
January 31, 2017
Read the Legal Alert.