Volunteer Spotlight: Christine McInerney, The Nature’s Bounty Co.

Christine McInerney, Deputy General Counsel at The Nature’s Bounty Co., began volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership (PBP) in 2018, soon after the PBP Long Island office opened.  Christine also serves on the PBP Long Island Advisory Committee, playing a key role in the strategic growth and development of our Long Island office. Christine has assisted several…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Epstein Becker & Green (EBG) has been an invaluable Pro Bono Partnership partner for over a decade. EBG attorneys have assisted our nonprofit clients in all of our geographic service areas (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut). EBG’s counsel on a diverse range of issues from employee classification to 501(c)(3) tax-exemption has been vital to…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jeff Gruen, Merck & Co., Inc.

Jeff Gruen, Legal Director for Labor & Employment Practices at Merck & Co., Inc., began volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership in 2017 and has already assisted seven nonprofits with critical employment issues. Jeff has been a tremendous resource for our nonprofits seeking guidance on New Jersey’s new sick leave law, which went into effect late…

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Legal Alert: Round-up of Recent Updates to New York Employment and Charitable Registration Laws

Westchester County Enacts Safe Leave Law Providing Paid Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Westchester County, New York has enacted a new law called the “Safe Time Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking” or the “Safe Time Leave Law.” The law will go into effect on or about October…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel Lieberman, Synchrony Financial

Rachel Lieberman, Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, Labor, Employment & Benefits at Synchrony Financial, is one of our most dedicated and consistent volunteers, having assisted 24 PBP clients on 50 matters since she began volunteering in 2001. Pro Bono Partnership is so appreciative of Rachel’s unwavering support, especially because employment and human resources issues…

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