Congressman Jerry Nadler, CBS Vice Chair Shari Redstone, Law School Deans Join Legal and Business Leaders in New York City to Mark LSC’s 40th Anniversary
- Lillian Moy of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York and Dan Hurteau of Nixon Peabody LLP, on partnering with lawyers at General Electric’s Research Center to provide full representation to low-income clients.
- Raun Rasmussen of Legal Services NYC and Rossalyn Quaye of Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), on working together to pair low-income veterans who are unable to repay their student loans with pro bono attorneys at Con Edison who help secure debt relief.
- Jeff Seigel of Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee and John McEntee of Farrell Fritz, on collaboratively staffing the Volunteer Lawyers Project and Attorney of the Day bi-weekly programs, which provide representation to approximately 1000 clients per year.
Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is an independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. The Corporation currently provides funding to 132 independent nonprofit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.