Day: February 28, 2012

In Memoriam: Michael A. Rothenberg

The death of our friend Michael Rothenberg, executive director of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), is a profound loss for his family, friends, NYLPI, and for the entire pro bono community.  Michael was a remarkable lawyer and “an inspirational leader in the New York City social justice community.”  He excelled at community-based organizing and leveraging the pro bono potential of New York City’s major law firms.  His visionary passion for social change ran the gamut from promoting the civil rights of individuals with disabilities to fighting for access to quality health care for all people to advocating

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