Creating a Respectuful Workshop — A training in association with the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York

January 15 | 9:30 a.m. 

Co-sponsored by NYLPI, join us for a session where our expert attorneys will provide an overview of applicable laws with a particular focus on the new sexual harassment prevention legislation recently implemented by New York State, common legal pitfalls, and best practices. Every nonprofit is mandated by law to adopt these new policies, so be sure that you are up-to-date by attending this training! More information is available here. 

Introduction to Fiscal Sponsorship for New York Nonprofits 

January 16 | 9:30 a.m. 

Do you want to make a difference in your community, but are worried about the responsibility of operating a full-fledged nonprofit? Have you heard the term “fiscal sponsorship,” but don’t know what it is or how it works? More information is available here. 

The Human Rights Crisis In Immigration Detention. A Conversation  With…

January 24, 2019 | 12-1:30 p.m.

NYLPI’s Health Justice Director, Laura Redman, and Community Organizer, Lauren Quijano, will be in conversation with Felix Fishman Award-winning Dr. Joseph Shin, and a member of the Detention Watch Network, on the human rights crisis in immigration detention. This event will be hosted by the New York State Health Foundation. More details at

Catalysts for Change: Non Governing Boards as Pipelines for Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Leadership

January 31, 2019 | 2-3 p.m. 

Engaging in board service is an invaluable opportunity to have substantial community impact and can be one of the most rewarding experiences volunteers can have. Non-governing boards, such as junior boards, young professional boards, or advisory councils, are creative tools for nonprofits to build pipelines for diversity and cultivate the next generation of talented leaders. Featuring Heidi Kim, Assistant Director of Pro Bono Programs New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, and Annie Mohan, Junior Board Chair, Food Bank For New York City. More information is available here. 

Law & Society Award Luncheon

March 13, 2019 | 12-2 p.m. 

NYLPI’s Annual Law & Society Award Luncheon is one of the premier events of the corporate and legal communities in New York City, attended by hundreds of leaders from AmLaw 100 law firms and from Fortune 500 companies. The proceeds of the luncheon support NYLPI’s efforts to provide underrepresented New Yorkers with increased access to legal assistance. More information about the event is available here

Felix Fishman Awards Luncheon

NYLPI’s Annual Felix A. Fishman Awards Luncheon honors two individuals for their outstanding contributions to expanding access to justice. Lawyers from major New York City law firms and corporate law departments and members of the public interest community come together to celebrate social justice work in New York City. More information on the 2019 event will be posted here in the New Year. 

Michael Rothenberg Memorial Golf Outing

NYLPI’s Annual Michael Rothenberg Memorial Golf Outing is held every July at Bethpage State Park’s Red Course. The full day event includes a morning 9-hole summer associate golf tournament, a seated brunch, evening cocktail reception, and beginner’s clinic for novice golfers, and provided sponsors with numerous recognition and networking opportunities both on and off the golf course. More information on the 2019 event will be posted here soon. 

Engagement Events

A new initiative at NYLPI, these events are free to attend! We invite our closest partners to join us for fun events like: a guided tour of a relevant exhibition at a Museum, Dinner & Discourse, and other networking events. More information will be posted here soon. 

Annual events

We stage three renowned annual events. Click more for information: 

Law & Society Award Luncheon

Felix Fishman Awards Luncheon

Michael Rothenberg Memorial Golf Outing

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