March 22 - East Meadow – Steven J. Kuperschmid (West Hills, NY), Partner in the Corporate/Securities Law Practice Group at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Marty Lyons Foundation (MLF). The foundation is a charitable organization that was established in 1982 to fulfill the special wishes of children, ages three (3) through seventeen (17), who have been diagnosed with terminal or life threatening illnesses. The foundation has granted over 6,000 special wishes for boys and girls in 11 states.
"I have always been impressed by the work of The Marty Lyons Foundation. When I was asked to serve on the board, I accepted because I saw it as an opportunity to provide my professional background, experience and time to a very special organization. It will be rewarding for me to personally work alongside Marty Lyons and the foundation’s other board members to raise funds and carry out the foundation’s mission of supporting families and granting wishes to children," said Mr. Kuperschmid.
Mr. Kuperschmid is active in the community and supports several of charitable causes. An avid equestrian, he has been involved with Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, a therapeutic horseback riding program dedicated to teaching riding to individuals with disabilities. He is also involved with the LIKE (Lawyers Involved with Kids Education) program, which is affiliated with the Mentoring Partnership of Long Island. He mentors at-risk children at Walnut Elementary School in Uniondale.
Mr. Kuperschmid concentrates his practice of law in the areas of corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, and high-tech transactions. He is a graduate of New York University and Fordham University’s School of Law.
For further information about Steven J. Kuperschmid, contact Debra Scala-Giokas, Director of Marketing, at (516) 296-7087. For further information about the Mary Lyons Foundation, contact Mary Ann Canapi at (212) 977-9494 or visit www.martylyonsfoundation.org.
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