Government Relations Council

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


  • 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

  • Victoria Bjorklund, Partner

    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

  • Jeffrey Blair, Assistant Secretary and Senior Associate Counsel

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Bonnie Brier, General Counsel,SVP & Secretary

    New York University

  • Deborah Brown, Deputy General Counsel

    Greater New York Hospital Association

  • Lloyd Brown, Managing Director, Community Reinvestment Act and Fair Lending


  • Ronna Brown, President

    Philanthropy New York

  • Elizabeth Buckley Lewis, Associate

    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

  • Richard Burns, Interim Executive Director

    The Funding Exchange

  • Deborah Buyer, Partner

    Deborah Buyer Law

  • James Carolan, Partner

    Withers Bergman LLP

  • Carolyn Clark, Partner

    Milbank,Tweed,Hadley & McCloy LLP

  • Michael Clark, President

    Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York

  • 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


  • Evelyn Finkelstein, Associate Counsel

    The Metropolitan Opera

  • Julie Floch, Partner & Dir, Not-for-Profit Services

    EisnerAmper LLP

  • 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


  • 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


  • 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

  • David Stein, Partner

    Withers Bergman LLP

  • Marc Stern, General Counsel


  • David Sternlieb, General Counsel

    Atlantic Philanthropies

  • Michael Stoller, Executive Director


  • 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)