Message from Marcia Levy, Executive Director

One of the great insights I’ve gained over this past year and a half at the helm, is that the Pro Bono Partnership experience extends beyond legal work done within office walls. It is about partnering with the finest legal and nonprofit professionals who achieve meaningful change in today’s critical societal issues. It is about…

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Pride and Dignity in the Workplace

June is LGBT Pride Month, an opportunity for all of us to reflect on important moments in history — from the June 1969 Stonewall Riots in the West Village to the June 26, 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which made marriage equality the law of the land. We at Pro Bono Partnership honor our…

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Legal Alert: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Revised White Collar Regulations: Part II – Considerations and Strategies for Nonprofit Compliance

On May 23, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published revised regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) governing the minimum salary that must be paid to executive, administrative, and professional employees—that is, “white collar” employees—in order for those employees to be exempt from an entitlement to overtime pay for hours worked…

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Legal Alert: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Revised White Collar Regulations: Part I – Overview of the DOL’s Final Rule and Its Impact on Nonprofits

On May 23, 2016, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) published revised regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) governing the minimum salary that must be paid to executive, administrative, and professional employees—that is, “white collar” employees—in order for those employees to be exempt from an entitlement to overtime pay for hours worked…

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The Pro Bono Partnership Pundit: Treating Gender-Affirmed and Gender-Diverse People with Dignity and Respect Is Easy

May 17, 2016 — This post was originally published on The Dodge Blog by Christine Michelle Duffy, Senior Staff Attorney (New Jersey Office). People whose gender identity or expression transgresses gender stereotypes still face rampant discrimination; however, just a little common sense, some training, and the usual tools of the trade of the human resource…

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Pro Bono Partnership Honors Volunteers of the Year

White Plains, NY – May 6, 2016: Pro Bono Partnership (“the Partnership”), a nonprofit legal assistance provider serving New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut nonprofit organizations, celebrated its Volunteers of the Year for 2015 at regional events hosted throughout its service area.

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Synchrony Financial’s Jonathan S. Mothner Joins Pro Bono Partnership Board of Directors

White Plains, NY, May 3, 2016 — Pro Bono Partnership, a nationally recognized provider of free business and transactional legal services to nonprofits, has announced that Jonathan S. Mothner has been elected to its Board of Directors. With 25 years of legal experience, Mr. Mothner is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Synchrony…

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