Lawyers Alliance for New York has given Mark E. Brossman, a partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, the organization's first annual Award for Pro Bono Leadership for his outstanding pro bono legal services to nonprofit organizations by a law firm partner.
The award was presented at a reception in New York City on June 13.
'Mark personifies what this award is all about,' said Sean Delany, executive director of Lawyers Alliance. 'He understands that partners play a critical role in communicating the importance of pro bono service through action and words. Over the years Mark has been an eloquent voice for pro bono service. More importantly, he walks the walk. The number of nonprofit organizations that Mark has assisted represents a truly remarkable record of service for community organizations all over New York City.'
Mr. Brossman is a partner and co-head of the employment and employee benefits practice at Schulte Roth & Zabel. He represents clients in all aspects of employment and employee benefits law. Mr. Brossman serves as chair of the Committee on Employee Benefits of the New York State Bar Association and was inducted into the Academy of Employee Benefit Authors.
As a pro bono attorney for Lawyers Alliance, Mr. Brossman has represented more than 12 nonprofit organizations on employment and other nonprofit business law matters.