The City Bar Fund, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm of the New York City Bar Association, has elected New York Partner Carol C. Villegas to serve as Chair of the Board of Directors. She has served on the City Bar Fund Board since 2018. Carol serves on Labaton Sucharow’s Executive Committee and is Chair of the Firm’s Women’s Networking and Mentoring Initiative. In addition, Carol is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association and is a past City Bar Diversity Fellow.
About the City Bar Fund
The City Bar Fund, the 501(c)(3) arm of the New York City Bar Association, is comprised of four programs. The City Bar Justice Center provides access to justice for New Yorkers with limited economic resources by leveraging the pro bono expertise and time of the New York City legal community. The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice provides pro bono legal support to human rights and environmental organizations in Latin America, Africa, and elsewhere in the world. The Office for Diversity and Inclusion works with New York City legal employers to foster more diverse and inclusive work environments. The Lawyer Assistance Program is a free, confidential service available to attorneys, judges, law students and their family members in New York City who are struggling with substance use or mental health issues.