New York Law Journal – The Unique Role of Counsel for Religious Organizations

In the March 1, 2024 edition of the New York Law Journal, partners Barry Black and Christopher Byrnes dive into the intricacies that come into play when serving in the role of counsel to a religious organization. Religious organizations operate within a dual framework, adhering to both ecclesiastical doctrines and secular laws. This duality often perplexes even seasoned legal professionals. For legal counsel, a thorough understanding of First Amendment protections is crucial. Effective governance and compliance with both religious and secular legal standards can prevent costly litigation and support the organization’s mission.

Read the full article here.

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