WHITE PLAINS, NY – May 5, 2016: Pro Bono Partnership (“the Partnership”), a nonprofit legal assistance provider serving New York, New Jersey and Connecticut nonprofit organizations, celebrated its Volunteers of the Year for 2015 at regional events hosted throughout its service area. On Thursday, May 5, 2016, the organization honored Christophe Durrer, Assistant General Counsel, Global Strategic Innovation and Technology Alliances at Colgate-Palmolive Company, William Malpica, Director and Senior Counsel, Corporate & Institutional Banking at RBS, and Terrence J. McAllister, Partner at Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P., for their outstanding pro bono service to the Partnership’s clients.
“The Partnership is proud to celebrate the contributions of these dedicated volunteers who have delivered exemplary pro bono service. By volunteering to assist our clients, their legal work has had a multiplier effect of positively impacting the communities the clients serve,” said Executive Director Marcia Levy.
Honoree: Terrence J. McAllister, Partner at Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.
Award Presenter: Sandford (Sandy) Wollman, President and Founder, Small Business Advisory Alliance
For eight years, Terrence McAllister, a partner and head of the Trademark Practice Group at Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P., has been an outstanding volunteer, bringing his keen intelligence, down-to-earth approach, and excellent sense of humor to every project he handles. He has assisted nearly twenty organizations, including Pro Bono Partnership, with matters ranging from trademark registration to copyright protection to website reviews. Terry’s clients noted his particular gift for distilling complicated concepts into practical advice that they could understand and implement. To quote one of his clients, Terry’s work has “immeasurable value” for the organizations he helps.