NYLS Careers
Read reflections from four NYLS students on what they learned during their summer internships.

Advancing Justice
NYLS’s Joe Plumeri Center received NY's Justice for Heroes Grant for its work assisting service members and veterans.

Alumni Leadership
Anthony Cannataro ’96 has been designated Acting Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals.

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Arthur Abbey and Diane Abbey

New York Law School Receives $10 Million Gift From Arthur (’59) and Diane Abbey

New York Law School announced today it is receiving a historic $10 million gift from Arthur and Diane Abbey, totaling $17 million from them in charitable giving to the Law School over 60 years. As lifelong champions of the Law Achool, NYLS’s main academic building will be named “Abbey Hall.”
NYLS at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting

Leadership and Impact: NYLS at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools

The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) held its Annual Meeting in San Diego, California from January 3–7, 2023. The Meeting’s theme centered around, “How Law Schools Can Make a Difference,” and New York Law School was very well represented. 
Capital

Congress Approves $560 Million for Civil Legal Assistance at Law Deans’ Urging

In May of 2022, 99 law school deans signed a letter to the United States Congress imploring legislators to provide increased funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to address what they called “the ever-growing justice gap in America.”
Top Row: Ross Lazicky, Steven Smith, Megan Galloway-Cole, Bryn Ritchie; Middle row: Jeffrey Noll, Sabrina Smith, Adam Tynan; Bottom row: April Pacis, Jonathan Lerch, Julia Porzio

11 NYLS Alumni Join the New York City Law Department

New York Law School (NYLS) is “New York’s law school,” and in that spirt, we continue our proud tradition of public service and civic leadership. To that end, we are thrilled that 11 members of the NYLS Class of 2022 joined the New York City Law Department as Assistant Corporation Counsels.
Judge Judy Sheindlin

NYLS Interviews Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65: Leading the Way for Women in Law

Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 has had a remarkable legal career and blazed a trail for women in law. In an interview with New York Law School, she reflected on the changes to the legal landscape since the beginning of her career as well as her legacy and her enduring impact on the future of women in law.
NYLS in D.C.

New York Law School Launches an Honors Externship in Washington, D.C.

New York Law School (NYLS) has launched their new “NYLS in D.C. Honors Externship” program this semester. The externship provides NYLS students with in-person work placements, including at The Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, leading advocacy groups and technology firms, and law firms, among others.
Justice for Heroes Grant Supports Clinical Work at NYLS

NYLS’s Joe Plumeri Center Receives $50,000 Justice for Heroes Grant

New York Law School’s Joe Plumeri Center for Social Justice and Economic Opportunity is proud to receive New York State’s Justice for Heroes grant, which provides funding for law schools that offer innovative programs to assist service members, veterans, and military families with legal services.