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23rd Annual Law & Society

Click Here to Learn More About Our  To be held on March 1, 2018 In Honor of Mary Beth Hogan, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Gregory K. Palm, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Posted in Features, Law and Society, NYLPI Events

NYLPI & Partners in TDT coalition launch website exposing the nastier side of trash haulers

On June 15, 2017, NYLPI and key coalition partners in Transform Don’t Trash NYC launched a new website, Trash Kingpins NYC, documenting some of the abuses regularly committed by leading commercial waste companies in New York City. The website was

Posted in Environmental Justice, Features, Recent News

2017 Golf Event

Click Here For More Information on our Bethpage State Park Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Posted in Features, Golf, NYLPI Events

NYLPI Hires Ruth Lowenkron as Director of Disability Justice

NYLPI is thrilled to announce that Ruth Lowenkron joins us on October 17, 2016 as the new director of our Disability Justice Program. Ruth is a passionate and fierce advocate for the rights of people with disabilities, and we are

Posted in Disability Rights, Features, Recent News, Staff

Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld Serves as NITA Trial Training Faculty

The National Institute for Trial Advocacy invited NYLPI’s Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld to serve as a faculty member for the 2016 NITA Northeast Regional Trial Skills Program on August 8-13, 2016. NITA is a premier trainer for the legal profession.

Posted in Features, Recent News, Staff


NYLPI congratulates DLA Piper LLP (US) for being a recipient of the 2016 New York State Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award! NYLPI was proud to co-nominate the firm with The Legal Aid Society and Lawyers Alliance of New York

Posted in Features, Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Pro Bono Shoutouts, Recent News

Mysteries of the NYC private garbage system revealed in new video!

Ever wondered why your recycling gets collected at home, but there doesn’t seem to be a way to recycle at work?  Ever seen a bunch of different garbage trucks speeding through your neighborhood at night and wondered why? Where does

Posted in Campaign, Environmental Justice, Features, Recent News

Letter to the Editor

NYLPI‘s own Katie Rosenfeld, Legal Director, and Maureen Belluscio, Disability Justice Staff Attorney, write a Letter to the Editor of the New York Times responding to a February 6th article about the homeless young adults of New York.

Posted in Features, Recent News

NYLPI Honors Moynihan, Savarese at 2016 Luncheon

NYLPI proudly recognized Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Litigation Partner John Savarese at our February 11 Law & Society Luncheon. We are honored to fight for the greater good alongside such powerful and influential members of

Posted in Event, Features, Law and Society, Press Release, Recent News

Pro Bono Success!

Dawei Ni of O’Melveny & Myers LLP assisted Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE), an organization that works to respect and celebrate gender diversity around the world, incorporate and obtain tax-exempt status!

Posted in Features, Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Pro Bono Shoutouts, Recent News