February 14, 2024

Phillips Lytle LLP Named Empire State Counsel Law Firm Honoree for Pro Bono Work in 2023

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Firm recognized by New York State Bar Association for providing over 1,400 hours of pro bono work

Buffalo, N.Y. – The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has named Phillips Lytle LLP as an Empire State Counsel Law Firm Honoree based on the total number of pro bono hours completed by Phillips Lytle attorneys.  These contributions were recognized during the Association’s Annual Justice for All Luncheon held on January 18, 2024.

The Empire State Counsel Program recognizes NYSBA members who, during the prior year, performed 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services either through direct legal representation of a low-income/vulnerable individual, donating free legal services to an organization whose services are designed primarily to address the legal and other basic needs of persons of limited financial means or providing free legal services to an organization dedicated to increasing the availability of legal services to vulnerable and/or low-income populations.

Attorneys in Phillips Lytle’s Buffalo, Rochester and New York City offices provided a combined 1,413 hours of pro bono work in 2023.  These attorneys included Samuel Borbor-Sawyer, David E. Bronston, David L. Cook, Benjamin S. Cranston, Kevin J. English, Julia Gaglio, Lindsey E. Haubenreich, Diana E. Konik, Kenneth A. Manning, Eoin Ó Muimhneacháin (Moynihan), Mark F. Pincelli, John G. Schmidt Jr., Jessica M. Senske and Mitch P. Snyder.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a preeminent law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices across New York State and in Chicago, IL; Washington, D.C.; and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base, including Fortune 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle-market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit phillipslytle.com.