National Domestic Workers Alliance Founded in 2007, the National Domestic Workers Alliance is the nation’s leading voice for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women. The organization is powered by 39 local, membership- based affiliate organizations of more than 10,000 nannies, housekeepers, and caregivers for the elderly located in 14 states plus the District of Columbia. Attorneys David Katz and Dick Block provided employment advice by reviewing and drafting employment policies and independent contractor agreements, and conducting a wage and hour audit. 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 2012, Mintz Levin assisted the Nature Conservancy in appealing a Superior Court decision about protecting disputed land to the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Attorneys Colin Van Dyke, Matt Levitt, and Katy Ward helped to draft and file the brief, which is pending oral argument in the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Navy Seal Foundation New England Navy Seal Foundation New England is an organization that serves and supports US Navy SEALs and other crewmen and support personnel. Attorneys Anthony Hubbard, Tom Burton, and Katy Ward incorporated the organization as a Massachusetts nonprofit and helped the founders adopt bylaws, constitute the board, and apply for 501(c)(3) status. The organization has received its nonprofit status, which will be instrumental to its growth and success. Partners for Youth with Disabilities Partners for Youth with Disabilities is a tax-exempt organization that empowers youth with disabilities to reach their full potential by providing transformative mentoring programs, youth development opportunities, and inclusion expertise. Attorneys Anthony Hubbard and Katy Ward are helping the organization update its bylaws. The changes will help it better utilize its board and run more efficiently. Project Redwood Project Redwood is a nonprofit partnership that provides funding, expertise, and networking to social entrepreneurs who address the challenge of global poverty. Former Mintz Levin attorney Geri Haight and attorneys Anthony Hubbard and Katy Ward designed and implemented an online seminar to educate Project Redwood’s grantees about various nonprofit corporate and intellectual property issues. Project Redwood reports that the seminar has been widely distributed and extremely helpful to its nonprofit grantees. Rare Genomics Institute Rare Genomics Institute is a nonprofit organization that gives families afflicted by rare genetic disorders access to genome sequencing and expert analysis by bringing together scientists and patients and leveraging the crowdfunding capabilities of the Internet. Attorneys Andy Roth, Carrie Roll, and Anthony Hubbard, assisted by Project Analyst Kyle Crawford, have been instrumental in providing Rare Genomics Institute with guidance and advice to help the organization register as a federal 501(c)(3) nonprofit and meet state filing requirements. RESPOND, Inc. New England’s first domestic violence agency and the second oldest in the nation, RESPOND, Inc. is a pioneer in the movement to end domestic violence. For over 35 years, RESPOND has provided life-saving shelter, support services, training, and education to more than 75,000 members of the community. Mintz Levin attorneys provide day-to-day legal advice on matters involving employment, real estate, intellectual property, and corporate governance. Former Mintz Levin attorney Noah Shaw and attorneys Anthony Hubbard, Meryl Epstein, Andrew Dean, Kate Beattie, Drew Matzkin, and Stefanie Giuliano Abhar are among those who have contributed significant amounts of time to various issues for RESPOND.