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Deanne Braveman Honored as Touro’s Public Interest Attorney of the Year

Deanne_M_BravemanOn Wednesday, March 16th, Touro Law Center honored Meyer Suozzi attorney and lobbyist, Deanne M. Braveman, of the firm’s Government Relations practice at their 17th annual ‘Public Interest Attorney of the Year’ reception.  The event took place during Touro’s Goods & Services Auction, which was chaired by managing attorney Lois Schlissel, and benefits the school’s Public Interest Law Fellowships program.

Deanne M. Braveman is an Associate at Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., where she practices with the firm’s Government Relations group. Ms. Braveman’s practice counsels an array of businesses, not-for-profits and labor unions on the intricacies of government contracting, regulation and procurement. She also represents clients before federal governmental agencies, as well as the New York state governor’s office, state agencies, and the state legislature.

Prior to joining Meyer, Suozzi, Ms. Braveman was a Legislative Fellow for the Honorable Joseph E. Robach, 56th Senate District of the State of New York, where she conducted research for current and future legislation, speaking events, and Senate sessions.  She also assisted constituents with questions about legislation, attended public events on behalf of and with Senator Robach, and acted as a Representative at meetings of Great Lakes Legislators.

While in Law School, Ms. Braveman served as a Clinical Intern in the Albany Law School’s Law Clinic & Justice Center’s Litigation Clinic where she was admitted to practice under the Student Practice Rule. In that capacity, she represented clients in hearings and appeals involving unemployment benefits and conducted client interviews, fact investigation, and legal research. In 2007, Ms. Braveman received her Juris Doctorate from Albany Law School of Union University.  She graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Ms. Braveman currently is an Alumni Member of the Kate Stoneman Day Committee. She is also a member of the New York State, and Women’s Bar Associations. Ms. Braveman is admitted to practice law in New York State.