Stacey O'Haire Fahey is Proskauer’s Director of Pro Bono, resident in the New York office. She has been charged with firmwide responsibility for the administration of Proskauer’s Pro Bono Program, working in conjunction with the firm’s Pro Bono Initiative Committee. This committee, Chaired by Scott Harshbarger of our Boston office, is a policy-making body established to determine how best to implement the delivery of pro bono representation on a firmwide basis. The Pro Bono Initiative Committee is composed of designees from each of the Departments located in the New York office, as well as designees from each of the firm’s national and international offices.
Stacey is a member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association and the former Chair of the New York City Bar Association's Pro Bono and Legal Services Committee. She received the Cornerstone Award from the Lawyers Alliance for New York in recognition of the “extraordinary contributions” she has made through pro bono legal services.
Prior to her appointment as Pro Bono Counsel in 2006, Stacey’s practice at Proskauer focused on the not-for-profit sector in matters such as complex corporate governance issues. She regularly advised not-for-profit tax exempt organizations, such as private foundations, health care organizations, educational institutions and arts organizations, on federal and state regulatory matters and governance practices.