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2014 National Conference Well-Received!

October 31, 2014
The 16th annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference, held on October 17th & 18th at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD, was well-received by students and facilitators alike. 159 students from 93 law schools, including this year’s Peggy...
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Upcoming Events

New York Awards Reception

April 16, 2015

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 Seventh Avenue & 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019


Richard B. Roberts, Business Agent at Large, Enterprise Association of Steamfitters Local 638
Amy Gladstein, Esq., Partner, Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss, LLP
Barbara Deinhardt, Esq., Arbitrator

Host Committee:

Vincent Alvarez   Michael Artz   Nicole Berner   Michael Bernstein   Esta Bigler   Richard Brean   Daniel Brent   Mario Cilento   Richard Corenthal   Patrick Dolan   Robert Egan   Lisa Gomez   Pamela Jeffrey   Rhonda Gelman Kelley   Thomas Kennedy   Bernard King   Deborah King   James Kokolas   Gary LaBarbera   Randi Lowitt   Joseph Lurie   Beth Margolis   Mary Anne Moffa   Daniel Murphy   Thomas Murray   Jay Nadelbach   Wayne Outten   Vincent Pitta   Jeffrey Pollack   David Prouty   Daniel Ratner   James Reif   Lynn Rhinehart   Judith Scott   Dan Silverman   Patrick Szymanski   Dennis Walsh   Gwynne Wilcox

SPONSORS (As of March 20, 2015)

Steward Sponsor
Metallic Lthers & Reinforcing Ironworkers Local 46

Guardian Sponsor
Enterprise Assoc. of Steamfitters Local 638
The Floyd and Barbara Warkol Charitable Foundation
New York State Pipe Trades Association
Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP

Fellow Sponsors
ABCO Peerless Sprinkler Corporation
Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 7 NY/NJ
Maimonides Medical Center
Outten & Golden LLP
Plumbers Local Union No. 1
Sound Refrigeration & A/C, Inc.
Turner Construction Company

Advocate Sponsors
Atalanta Sosnoff Capital, LLC
Blitman & King LLP
Building & Construction Trades Council of Nassau & Suffolk
Cement & Concrete Workers District Council of NY No. 16
Colleran, O'Hara & Mills
Durr Mechanical Construction Inc.
Empire BlueCross BlueSheild
Epic Mechanical Contractors, LLC
Falk Technical Services Corporation
Laborers Eastern Region Organizing Fund
Liberty Pipe Inc.
Livingston, Adler, Pulda, Meiklejohn & Kelly PC
Lord, Abbett & Company., LLC
Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, PC
Pace Cares Corporation
Pipefitters Local 274
R&S Associates
Martin Scheinman
Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union 28
Steamfitting Industry Fund of NY & Long Island
Tishman Construction

BerlinRosen Public Affairs
Current Fire Protection Inc.
Robert Molofsky
George Nicolau
UA Local 13

Framan Mechanical Inc.
Pamela Jeffrey
Gary Kendellen
Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano LLP
Vandenberg & Feliu, LLP

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Leadership Circle

The Leadership Circle is comprised of members who strongly support the mission of the Peggy Browning Fund with annual leadership-level gifts. Leadership Circle donors receive benefits commensurate with each gift level and are recognized at all annual events, the National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference and in our newsletter.

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of the Leadership Circle, contact
Rhonda Gelman Kelley, CFRE, at or call 267-273-7994.

2014 Leadership Circle Members


United Steelworkers




Int'l Brotherhood of Teamsters
Joseph Lurie
Robbins, Geller, Rudman & Dowd
Service Employees Int'l Union


American Federation of Teachers
Galfand Berger, LLP
Richard J. Brean, Esq.
Int'l Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers
Int'l Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Pitta & Giblin LLP
Patrick J. Szymanski, Esq.


Amalgamated Transit Union
Calibre CPA Group PLLC
Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC
Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP
Gilbert and Sackman
Kennedy, Jennik & Murray, PC
Laborers' Int'l Union of North America
NFL Players Association
Quinn, Connor, Weaver, Davies & Rouco, LLP
Sheet Metal Workers Int'l Association
United Food & Commercial Workers

(See Next Page for Patron Listing)

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2015 Los Angeles Awards Reception

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2014 Workers Rights Conference

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2014 Regional Workshops

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2014 Howard Regional Workshop

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2014 DC Reception

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2014 New York Reception

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