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Jenner & Block Partner Susan J. Kohlmann has been elected chair of Legal Services NYC’s (LSNYC’s) Board of Directors. She is serving a three-year term, effective May 9, 2017. Prior to this election, Ms. Kohlmann served on LSNYC’s Board of Directors as vice-chair.
“Susan is a tremendous lawyer and importantly a fierce community advocate who embodies Jenner & Block’s commitment to pro bono and public service,” said Terrence J. Truax, the firm’s managing partner. “We are very proud that Susan has been entrusted with the important responsibility of helping to lead LSNYC’s board of directors. Susan’s leadership of LSNYC aligns perfectly with our firm’s strong support of the Legal Services Corporation nationally, and local LSC-funded firms throughout the United States. She will be a wonderful leader.”
Legal Services NYC is the largest civil legal services provider in the country. For nearly 50 years, the organization has challenged systemic injustice and helped clients meet basic needs for housing, access to high-quality education, health care, family stability, income and economic security.
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