Pro Bono Counsel, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Reynolds Expert Advisor in Project-Specific Legal Matters
Miriam Buhl is Pro Bono Counsel at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where she directs the office that coordinates pro bono matters handled by the firm's attorneys worldwide. Until April 2005, Ms. Buhl was state director for the Greater New York Chapter of the March of Dimes, one of the largest nonprofits in the U.S. She supervised all of the charity's operations throughout lower New York State.
From 1999 to 2004, Ms. Buhl was executive director of The New York Women's Foundation, a cross-cultural alliance of women dedicated to helping low-income women and girls throughout the city achieve sustained economic independence. From 1997 to 1999, Ms. Buhl was founding director of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York's Public Service Network, a program to link volunteer attorneys with public service organizations. She also served as executive director of the fair housing agency Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc., from 1993 to 1997, and staff attorney for The Legal Aid Society's Civil Division, Brooklyn Neighborhood Office.
Ms. Buhl is a member of the boards of directors for the City Bar Justice Center and the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee, is a member of the Association of Pro Bono Counsel, and serves on the New York State Bar Association Committee on Legal Aid, the Innocence Project's Development Committee, Alliance for Justice's New York Advisory Committee and the Federal Bar Council Public Service Committee.