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New Friends Profile: Rose Gasner
November 6, 2020

Read Lawyers Alliance's new Friends Profile on Rose Gasner, a former Board Chair of The Council of New York Law Associates and current Executive Vice President of AIRnyc.

2020 Cornerstone Awards
October 29, 2020

Lawyers Alliance is pleased to announce our 2020 Cornerstone Award honorees! For the list of honorees, visit the Volunteer Recognition page or read the press release.

New Autumn Newsletter
October 22, 2020

Read our new Autumn 2020 Newsletter! This issue includes articles on work by our clients and volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Volunteer Accomplishment
June 29, 2020

Read the latest Volunteer Accomplishment about Martha Steinman and Maria Benvenuto of Hogan Lovells US LLP's work with Jamaica Center Improvement Association. You can also read other Volunteer Accomplishments in the Resources section of the website.

2020 Gala
June 12, 2020

Read the press release on Lawyers Alliance's first virtual Business Law & Leadership Gala.

Hedwig O'Hara Named Legal Director
April 1, 2020

Lawyers Alliance is pleased to name Hedwig O'Hara as Legal Director. Read the press release detailing the announcement.

Coronavirus Updates
March 9, 2020

See our updated Coronavirus Information page and our March 9, 2020 Legal Alert on Protecting Your Nonprofit from COVID-19.

Friend Profile - Lynn Appelbaum
February 7, 2020

Read our latest Friend Profile, which highlights Lynn Appelbaum, the Duputy Executive Director of United Neighborhood Houses of New York.

New Winter Newsletter
January 31, 2020

Read our latest Newsletter! This issue includes a message from Liz Guggenheimer and articles on Revenue-Generating Activities, the 2019 Cornerstone Awards, Advocacy, New Staff and Board, and Law Firm Appeal Co-Chairs.

2020 National Day of Service
January 30, 2020

Read the press release about Exponentum's 2020 National Day of Service: Pro Bono Legal Help for Nonprofits Serving Elderly and Families.

New Volunteer Accomplishment
November 21, 2019

Read the latest Volunteer Accomplishment about Stephani Hildebrandt of Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP's work with Business Center for New Americans. You can also read other Volunteer Accomplishments in the Resources section of the website.

Lawyers Alliance and Nonprofit New York Successfully Protect Nonprofits from Unnecessary Regulation 
October 1, 2019

A federal court has struck down an unconstitutional law, finding that a "substantial number" of its applications "are likely to result in interference with the rights to freely associate and speak." Read the press release for details.

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.

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.

Newly updated Nonprofit Revitalization Act FAQs
May 11, 2017

Read Lawyers Alliance's newly updated Nonprofit Revitalization Act FAQs.

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