New York Law Journal Reports on BLB&G Collaboration with City Year New York to Refurbish P.S./I.S.308 Clara Cardwell School In Brooklyn
September 10, 2004From the New York Law Journal
Friday, September 10, 2004
The Back Page - Pro Bono/Public Interest Projects
"Columbus Day in Bed-Stuy"
By Thomas Adcock
Normally, the New York office of Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann remains open for business on Columbus Day, that autumn breather usually associated with loafing somewhere upstate where the air is crisp and the foliage colorful. But this time around, Bernstein Litowitz will close its midtown Manhattan doors on October 11 so that everybody--15 associates, 10 partners and some 40 support staffers--can spend the holiday in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
There, in partnership with City Year, the law firm crew will spruce up P.S/I.S. 308, the Clara Cardwell School. Alexander Coxe, the firm's marketing coordinator, said his colleagues will engage in such non-legal matters as painting, janitoring, sanding and plaster spackling, "and probably some minor carpentry."
City Year, a division of AmeriCorps, was founded in Boston in 1988 as a means of encouraging young professionals to devote time to public service. The organization's slogan is "Young enough to want to change the world, old enough to do it."
External Link: City Year New York's website (link will open in a new window)
Also of Interest
The New York Law Journal Profiles Adam Wierzbowski – One of Its 2019 “Rising Stars”
October 15, 2019
Adam Wierzbowski Named “Rising Star” by New York Law Journal
The New York Law Journal Names Mark Lebovitch Its 2019 “Attorney of the Year"
October 23, 2019
BLB&G Announces Elevation of Two Partners and Four Senior Counsel
January 24, 2020
BLB&G’s Max Berger Joins the Columbia Law School Public Interest/Public Service Council
ISS SCAS Releases Top Securities Settlements Report: Bernstein Litowitz Leads the Field for Ninth Consecutive Year
February 11, 2019
Law360 Highlights BLB&G’s Top Ranking in Review of ISS/SCAS All-Time Top Settlements Report
June 14, 2017
Salvatore Graziano named among Top 100 Attorneys in Super Lawyers 2018 New York Metro Edition
The National Law Journal Honors BLB&G as “Elite Trial Lawyers” Securities Litigation Award Winner
The National Law Journal Names Salvatore Graziano and Hannah Ross 2019 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers