Posted on February 4, 2021
To provide continued support for the staffing of their Quality Education program priority. Lawyers Alliance for New York (“LANY”) will provide direct legal representation to over 200 nonprofit organizations seeking to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for low-income youth and other disadvantaged New Yorkers, while serving many more organizations through their educational programs, publications, and Resource Call Hotline. A staff attorney has been designated to develop and apply expertise regarding market trends, funding flows, regulatory issues, and other factors affecting education. Working with staff colleagues and volunteers, the staff attorney will coordinate their outreach, legal services, and trainings aimed at benefiting education nonprofits in NYC. The legal assistance and information will strengthen the programs, finances, and operations of the organizations they serve, better enabling them to deliver upon their respective missions with greater confidence and effectiveness. LANY continues to be the leading provider of business and transactional legal services for nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers and their neighborhoods.