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Latest Volunteer Accomplishment
June 13, 2024

Read the latest Volunteer Accomplishment about Sam Ellison and William Sunkel of Winston & Strawn's work with Community League of the Heights. You can also read other Volunteer Accomplishments in the Resources section of the website.

New Volunteer Accomplishment
May 29, 2024

Read our latest Volunteer Accomplishment about the pro bono work Claudia Ricciardi and Luke Martin of Cravath, Swaine & Moore did for Riverdale Neighborhood House. 

Latest Volunteer Accomplishment
March 25, 2024

Read the new Volunteer Accomplishment about Michael Kuh and Zohra Sayedy of Hogan Lovells US LLP's work with The Hip Hop Re:Education Project. You can also read other Volunteer Accomplishments in the Resources section of the website.

New Newsletter
February 29, 2024

Read our Winter Newsletter! This issue includes articles about our new Program Preservation, Evolution, and Financial Change initiative, contracts and community arts groups, education nonprofits working nationally and locally, and our Law Firm Appeal Co-Chairs.

2024 Business Law & Leadership Gala
February 20, 2024

Lawyers Alliance will hold our annual Business Law & Leadership Gala on Wednesday, May 22. Visit our Gala page for sponsorship and other information.

New Volunteer Accomplishment
February 8, 2024

The latest Volunteer Accomplishment highlights the work of James Hu and Alexander Liebers of White & Case LLP for Brooklyn Book Bodega. Read all about it here.

2023 Cornerstone Awards
November 1, 2023

Lawyers Alliance is pleased to highlight our 2023 Cornerstone Award honorees! For information about this year's honorees, visit the Volunteer Recognition page or read the press release.

Autumn Newsletter
October 20, 2023

Read our new Autumn Newsletter! This issue includes articles on lawyers helping nonprofits revitalize neighborhoods and nonprofits advocating for better health outcomes across the country.

Updated Bylaws That Work
May 8, 2023

The third edition of Bylaws That Work has been updated and expanded. Read the press release here. For a preview of the Table of Contents and to order, visit our Publications page.

Lowenstein Sandler Externship at Lawyers Alliance
March 15, 2023

Lawyers Alliance is pleased to have two externs join us from Lowenstein Sandler. Read about them on the firm's website. 

N-PCL Revisions
November 22, 2022

In November 2022, Governor Hochul signed A9969 (Paulin)/S9047 (Comrie), to modernize New York’s Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (N-PCL) to allow board members to provide unanimous consent to board actions via an electronic board portal, allow board vacancies to be filled for the duration of a vacant seat, and codify that conflicted directors who leave a meeting do not disturb the quorum. 

Lawyers Alliance staff worked with Nonprofit New York’s Government Relations Council to identify N-PCL provisions that needed updating. Our staff drafted bill language and a memo in support that we submitted together with Nonprofit New York and New York Council of Nonprofits. 

Read our Legal Alert.

Laren E. Spirer Joins Lawyers Alliance
October 20, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Laren E. Spirer has joined Lawyers Alliance as Program and Strategy Director. Read the press release for details. 

Coronavirus Updates
March 9, 2020

See our updated Coronavirus Information page for information and Legal Alerts.

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.

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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