NCBA Names Rivkin Radler a Top Pro Bono Law Firm

March 8, 2021

The Nassau County Bar Association, The Safe Center LI and Nassau Suffolk Law Services have named Rivkin Radler a top law firm in pro bono service for 2020.

The annual awards rank law firms by total number of pro bono service hours within their category. Rivkin Radler logged the second-largest number of pro bono hours among large service providers.

The firm’s pro bono work is in three core areas:

  1. Through Nassau/Suffolk Law Services, the pro bono team makes dozens of court appearances annually on behalf of indigent tenants facing eviction.
  2. In conjunction with KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), the team represents unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children in their deportation proceedings.
  3. Through The Safe Center Long Island, the team represents victims of abuse.

“Public service is part of our firm’s culture,” said Alan Rutkin, who heads the firm’s pro bono committee. “Our lawyers volunteer in the courts and communities. Service makes us better lawyers and better people.”

Those in the firm who contributed pro bono time in 2020 are as follows:

  • Jennifer Abreu
  • Christopher Acosta
  • Brian Bank
  • Michelle Bholan
  • J’Naia Boyd
  • Jonathan Bruno
  • Bill Cornachio
  • Nancy Del Pizzo
  • Amelia Dundee
  • Matthew Fox
  • David Gise
  • Ryan Goldberg
  • Sean Gorton
  • Jeff Greener
  • Michael Heller
  • Robert Iseman
  • Frank Izzo
  • Michael Jones
  • Gene Kang
  • James Lagios
  • Matt Lampert
  • Marie Landsman
  • Henry Mascia
  • John McFaul
  • Matthew Meisel
  • Frank Misiti
  • Michael Mulè
  • Laura Mulholland
  • Philip Nash
  • Lisa Panebianco
  • Erica Petrone
  • Justin Piccione
  • Jason Romeo
  • Alan Rutkin
  • Aurelia Sanchez
  • Garin Scollan
  • Kymberly Scott
  • Joshua Sibble
  • Joshua Smith
  • Karen Sosler
  • Matt Spero
  • Joshua Tare
  • Ryan Williams
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