Government Relations Council


  • Laura Abel, Senior Policy Counsel
    Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • Daniel Alcott, Managing Partner
    Alcott Law Group
  • Laura Alfredo, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
    GNYHA
  • Jacqueline Bausch, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Assistant Secretary
    New York Public Library - Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations
  • Ian Benjamin, Partner
    McGladrey LLP
  • Cara Berkowitz, Director of City and Public Affairs
    UJA-Federation of New York
  • Wanda Beverly, Asst General Counsel - Foundation
    March of Dimes National Office
  • Lloyd Brown, Managing Director, Community Reinvestment Act and Fair Lending
    Citigroup
  • Ronna Brown, President
    Philanthropy New York
  • Elizabeth Buckley Lewis, Associate
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
  • Richard Burns, Interim Executive Director
    Johnson Family Foundation
  • Deborah Buyer, Partner
    Deborah Buyer Law
  • Carolyn Clark, Partner
    Milbank,Tweed,Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • Sharon Cott, General Counsel
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Sean Delany, Executive Director
    Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • Jillian Diamant, Associate
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Angelia Dickens, General Counsel
    Students First
  • Terence Dougherty, General Counsel
    American Civil Liberties Union Foundation,Inc.
  • Jacqueline Ewenstein, Partner
    Ewenstein Young & Roth LLP
  • Robert Feinberg, General Counsel
    WNET
  • Anne Gerson,
    Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
  • Frederic Goldstein, General Counsel
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Karen Goldstein, Counsel to the Executive Director
    CUNY's Institute for State and Local Governance
  • Eliot Green, Partner
    Loeb & Troper
  • Verona Greenland, President & CEO
    Morris Heights Health Center
  • Sharon Grubin, General Counsel
    Metropolitan Opera
  • Antonia Grumbach, Counsel
    Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
  • Elizabeth Guggenheimer, Deputy Executive Director
    Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • Susan Hager, President
    United Way of New York City
  • Richard Hobish, Former Executive Director
    Pro Bono Partnership
  • Mark Hoenig, Partner
    Weil,Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Nicholas Holmes, Legal Officer
    Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Michelle Jackson, General Counsel
    Human Services Council of New York City (HSC)
  • Nancy Kopans, General Counsel & Secretary
    Ithaka Harbors,Inc.
  • Rochelle Korman, Partner
    Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
  • Lenore Kreitman, Senior Staff Attorney
    New York Legal Assistance Group
  • Daniel Kurtz, Partner
    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Robert O. Lehrman, Special Counsel
    100 Year Association
  • Arthur Levy, Sr Vice President & General Counsel
    American Management Association International
  • Jason Lilien
  • Alison Lonshein, General Counsel
    Frick Collection
  • David Lowden, Special Counsel
    Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • Linda Manley, Legal Director
    Lawyers Alliance for New York
  • Pamela Mann, Partner
    Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
  • Jill Manny, Executive Director
    National Center On Philanthropy and The Law NYU School of Law
  • Coleen McGrath, Associate
    Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Christopher McKenzie, General Counsel and Senior Vice President
    Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Andrew Mirsky, Founding Principal
    Mirsky & Company,PLLC
  • Burton Mirsky, Vice President
    Charles A. Dana Foundation
  • Kenneth Monteiro, Deputy Director
    Ford Foundation
  • Jill Moscowitz, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
    Federation Employment & Guidance Service (FEGS) Health & Human Services System
  • Dan Myers
  • Patricia Northrop, Senior Counsel
    WNET
  • Angelique Pannell, General Counsel
    Children's Aid Society
  • Elena Paul, Executive Director
    Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA)
  • Sara Paul
  • Seth Perlman, Partner/Counsel
    Perlman & Perlman LLP
  • Robert Pigott, General Counsel,VP & Secretary
    Phipps Community Development Corporation
  • Dana Brakman Reiser, Associate Professor of Law
    Brooklyn Law School
  • Adam Reiss, Partner
    Citrin Cooperman
  • Jennifer Goldberg Reynoso, Counsel
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Betty Robbins, Special Counsel
    American Jewish Committee (AJC)
  • Seth Rosen, Partner
    Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Mark Rossier, Director of Development
    New York Foundation for the Arts
  • Stefanie Roth
  • Edward Rover, President
    Charles A. Dana Foundation
  • David Samuels, Partner
    Duval & Stachenfeld,LLP
  • Shelley Sanders Kehl, Attorney
    Bond,Schoeneck & King
  • John Sare, Partner
    Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
  • Pietrina Scaraglino, Deputy General Counsel
    New York University
  • Andrew Schaffer, Deputy Commissioner of Legal Matters
    New York City Police Department
  • Jeffrey Schanback, General Counsel
    Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHSNYC)
  • Barbara Schatz, Clinical Professor of Law
    Columbia Law School
  • Victoria Schonfeld, Associate Executive Director/COO
    American Jewish Committee (AJC)
  • Lori Schulman, General Counsel
    ASCD
  • Amy Schwartzman, Director
    Charitable Giving, School of the Arts
  • Gail Scovell, General Counsel
    Open Society Foundations
  • Allison Sesso, Deputy Executive Director
    Human Services Council of New York City (HSC)
  • David Shevlin, Partner
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Barbara Shiers,
    Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
  • Janine Shissler, Associate
    Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
  • Lauren Simpson, Associate
    Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
  • Sandi Singer
  • James Sligar, Partner
    Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • Jonathan Small, Partner,Retired
    Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Ronald Soloway, Mnging Dir, Govt & External Relations
    UJA-Federation of New York
  • Sharon Stapel, President
    Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York
  • David Stein, Partner
    Withers Bergman LLP
  • Marc Stern, General Counsel
    AJC
  • David Sternlieb, General Counsel
    Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Michael Stoller, Executive Director
    JASA
  • Sunita Subramanian, General Counsel
    United Way of New York City
  • Jay Swanson, Counsel
    Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • Peter Swords, Director Emeritus
    Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York
  • Barron Tenny, In Residence, President's Office
    Graduate Center City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Antoinette Thomas, Trust and Estates Partner
    Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
  • Caroline Trowbridge, Associate General Counsel
    New York University
  • Robert Vanni, Senior Consultant, Government Relations
    Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York
  • Michele Warman, General Counsel & Secretary
    Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Maura Whelan, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Jane Wilton, General Counsel
    New York Community Trust
  • Ellen Zimmerman, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    UJA-Federation of New York
  • Ivan Zimmerman, General Counsel
    WNYC (New York Public Radio)