On July 1, 2014, Cohen & Gresser’s managing partner Lawrence T Gresser became the Chairman of the Board of Directors of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), one of the premier public interest law organizations in the country.  NYLPI (www.nylpi.org) was founded in 1976 to serve the legal needs of underserved, underrepresented New Yorkers and their communities, and has grown into an unparalleled resource for low income communities, particularly in the areas of health justice, disability justice and environmental justice.  NYLPI is a recipient of the New York Times Award for Nonprofit Excellence.