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New Volunteer Accomplishment
June 15, 2021

Read the new Volunteer Accomplishment about Dechert's Francois Quintard-Morenas' work for Grand Street Settlement.

2021 Business Law & Leadership Gala
June 1, 2021

Read about our 2021 Business Law & Leaderhip Gala honorees.

April is National Volunteer Month
April 9, 2021

Lawyers Alliance is grateful to the countless volunteers who are making New York City a better place to live, work, learn, and grow.

In celebration of National Volunteer Month, please consider making an online donation to Lawyers Alliance in honor of your favorite volunteer. If you provide us with their name and e-mail address, we will alert them of your thanks. If you prefer to mail in your donation, please use this form.

Thank you, and our wonderful volunteers!

New Volunteer Accomplishment
March 5, 2021

Read the latest Volunteer Accomplishment about Jennifer L. Franklin, Heather Lee, and Richard Zhang of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP's work with Impact 100 NYC. You can also read other Volunteer Accomplishments in the Resources section of the website.

Remembering Betsy Dubovsky
February 11, 2021

Lawyers Alliance for New York is saddened by the passing of Betsy Dubovsky, Executive Director of The Staten Island Foundation. Betsy dedicated her entire career to nonprofits, including 22 years as the Executive Director of The Foundation. Lawyers Alliance was fortunate to work with Betsy and her team the past two decades in support of Staten Island’s nonprofits and residents. We are grateful for her commitment, spirit, and impact.

New Volunteer Accomplishment
January 25, 2021

Read the latest Volunteer Accomplishment about Marc Richter of Loeb & Loeb LLP's work with Highland Park Community Development Corporation. You can also read other Volunteer Accomplishments in the Resources section of the website.

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.

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.

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.

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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