2016 LEAP Breakfast

On June 16th, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty held its LEAP (Lawyers Executive Advisory Partners) Breakfast at the Bank of America in Washington D.C. The LEAP Program includes attorneys from corporate legal departments and law firms who provide pro-bono services, instrumental to the Law Center’s mission to prevent and end homelessness.
Speakers included Helen Kanovsky, General Counsel, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; Law Center Executive Director, Maria Foscarinis; Bruce Rosenblum, Managing Director at the Carlyle Group and Corporate Advisor to LEAP; Larry Chattoo, Assistant General Counsel at Bank of America; and Peter Thomas LEAP Chair and Managing Partner at Simpson Thacher LLP’s Washington D.C. office.
Speakers shared about their pro bono projects instrumental to the Law Center’s mission to prevent and end homelessness. They also addressed the importance of fighting the criminalization of homelessness on a local and national level and the tremendous impact pro-bono efforts can have on communities across the country. Visit www.nlchp.org/leap to learn more about pro bono opportunities with the Law Center.
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