37 entity. They continue to aid the national organization in devising public affairs strategies that increase its impact on national health policy as the organization moves its home to Washington, DC, within the George Washington University School of Health Policy. Tom also serves as chairman of the Transitional Board of Directors for the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership that has been advising the organization, its leaders, its stakeholders, and its primary supporters throughout this process. National Network to End Domestic Violence In 2011, Mintz Levin continued its long-standing relationship with the National Network to End Domestic Violence, an organization dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists. Helen Guyton continued her role as outside legal counsel to the organization and assisted it on a variety of legal matters. Attorneys Drew Matzkin, Tyrone Thomas, David Lagasse, Cynthia Larose, Susan Weller, Anthony Hubbard, Travis Blais, Maura Pelham, Patricia Moran, Joel Nolan, Paula Lyons, Chris Lhulier, Jason Georgitis, Carrie Kreifels, and Quincy Ewell, as well as paralegal Jennifer Friedman, also assisted the organization with governance, real estate, and employment matters. Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy is the world’s leading conservation organization protecting ecologically important lands and waters in all 50 states and over 30 countries. In 2011, the Nature Conservancy asked Mintz Levin for assistance when the sensitive habitat under its protection in the Berkshires was disturbed by a neighbor. Jeff Porter, Colin Van Dyke, and Marilyn Newman assisted the Nature Conservancy in its effort to restore and protect this habitat. by MetCouncil to acquire an outdated nursing home to be renovated into a moderate-income assisted living facility. Sarah Lowe and Jeff have worked with MetCouncil and its affiliated local Jewish Community Councils to formalize their relationship and to arrange for payment of funds due to MetCouncil. Andy Roth, NiliYolin, and Jeff assisted MetCouncil in an effort to establish a long-term managed care program with several other nonprofits. Jeff has assisted MetCouncil on resolving a dispute with the owner of a property adjoining one of MetCouncil’s low-income housing projects. Millennium Campus Network The Millennium Campus Network is a nonprofit network of university student organizations working to end extreme poverty and achieve the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. The network’s Student Action Grants program seeks to expand and improve these efforts by awarding grants to students with the best overseas development projects and domestic advocacy events and has awarded more than $40,000 to date. In 2011, attorneys Steve Cardente, Anthony Hubbard, Kate Beattie, and Maura Pelham and Law Clerk Esther Chan assisted the Millennium Campus Network with employment issues, matters related to the organization’s tax-exempt status, and best practices for its annual grant program. National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership In an effort to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations, the National Center for Medical- Legal Partnership promotes the expansion, advancement, and integration of the medical-legal partnership model in hundreds of hospitals and health centers across America. ML Strategies Senior Vice President Tom Koutsoumpas and Manager of Government Relations Kevin Kappel offered counsel and advice to the organization as it spun off from its home as a non-incorporated division of Boston Medical Center into its own national, independent not-for-profit Additional Pro Bono Highlights from 2011