Melanie D. Hendry Appointed to NYSBA Committee on Minorities in the Profession
June 1, 2008
Garden City, New York – Melanie D. Hendry
an Associate in the litigation and dispute resolution department of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C has been appointed to the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Minorities in the Profession.
The Committee on Minorities in the Profession established in 1985, consists of two
co-chairs and 22 committee members. The objectives are to promote and advance the full and equal participation of minorities in all sectors and at every level of the legal profession, through research, education, fostering involvement and leadership development in bar association and other professional activities, and to provide legal assistance, guidance and support to the minority community that will promote knowledge of and respect for the law, the judiciary, and the roles of minorities in the profession and in the legal community generally.
Ms. Hendry who resides in Huntington with her husband Robert and son Justin, graduated Summa Cum Laude, salutatorian from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2004.She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Adelphi University in 1998 with a B.A in Political Science.
Ms. Hendry is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. In February 2006, she was named to the board of directors of the Long Island Fund for Women and Girls. Ms. Hendry was appointed Recording Secretary of the Alumni Association Executive Board for Touro Law School in January 2008.
About the Firm:
Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., a nationally known law firm, has counseled and represented business, labor and individuals since 1960. Headquartered in Garden City, NY, the firm has offices in Albany, New York City, Washington D.C. and Melville, Long Island. MSEK provides clients with sound counsel and swift resolution of the most challenging issues in business, government and litigation. The firm, whose members include Joseph A. Suozzi, former State Supreme Court Judge; Hon. John V.N. Klein, former Suffolk County Executive; Basil A. Paterson, former New York Secretary of State; and Harold Ickes, former White House Deputy Chief of Staff, in the firm founded in 1960 by the late John F. English.