Nancy B. Reiner founded Green Pro Bono in 2009 to offer an opportunity for attorneys to provide pro bono legal assistance to climate change focused non-profits and social entrepreneurs. Nancy is currently a Partner at Major, Lindsey & Africa, where she focuses on General Counsel and other in-house searches for corporations, universities and hospital systems. Prior to that position, she was a partner at Brown Rudnick LLP in Boston for 17 years, where she initiated and litigated several public interest cases, including the Commonwealth's case against the tobacco manufacturers and the City of Boston's case against the gun manufacturers.
As a Boston-area executive, entrepreneur, attorney and investor with 30+ years experience developing energy management and renewable energy projects and technologies, Steve applies the business skills of governance, strategic analysis; legal and risk management, technology and finance to social change and environmental sustainability nonprofit board positions. Steve has served as corporate and environmental counsel to renewable energy companies and as CEO to a green energy investment fund.
Abbey Doyno is a budding lawyer. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Abbey has a particular interest in environmental law and international law. Her past work includes working in the litigation division of an international non-profit, working for a Boston-area incubator, and managing an aquaculture farm. Abbey enjoys finding the interconnections between her many interests and supporting innovative new projects through her work at GPB.
Tin Cho Aye
Green Pro Bono Summer Intern
Samantha is a recent law school graduate, holding a Juris Doctorate from Northeastern University School of Law and a Master of Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine. Samantha’s environmental interests include environmental health and environmental justice, particularly the ways in which these issues relate to health equity. Samantha is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer; she served in Togo from 2014-2017. Her past experiences include working in the immigration and refugee rights clinic of a legal services organization, conducting water rights research, and managing the expansion of a proactive malaria testing and treatment program. Samantha enjoys learning about new and innovative approaches to environmental sustainability through her work with Green Pro Bono.
Tin Cho Aye is a Junior at Ithaca High School. Tin Cho Aye is a refugee from Thailand. During high school, she participated in sports such as soccer and flag football. Tin Cho was grateful to participate in the first flag football team in New York State. Tin Cho Aye participates in the College Discovery and STEP programs. She is passionate about reusing, reducing and recycling, especially for DIY projects.
At Green Pro Bono, Tin Cho Aye assisted with researching, presenting, and educating the Green Pro Bono team on a variety of emerging environmental issues. Her work can be viewed in the Resources section of our website.