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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world's leading global law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and currently has approximately 720 lawyers, including 150 partners.

Through its New York City headquarters and its offices in Palo Alto, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability in the world's principal international financial centers.

Simpson Thatcher lawyers regularly counsel private, family and corporate foundations, public charities and donors. Simpson Thacher has served since 1989 as general counsel to the Robin Hood Foundation and Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontières, which was awarded the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize.

David A. Shevlin, Partner,
Jennifer I. Reynoso, Counsel,
Exempt Organizations Group

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
425 Lexington Avenue,
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 455-2000
Fax: (212) 455-2502

With more than 140,000 members, the UFT is the sole bargaining agent for most of the non-supervisory educators who work in the New York City public schools.

It represents approximately 74,000 teachers and 17,000 classroom paraprofessionals, along with school secretaries, attendance teachers, guidance counselors, psychologists, social workers, education evaluators, nurses, laboratory technicians, adult education teachers and 32,000 retired members.

The UFT also represents teachers and other employees of some private educational institutions. The allied Federation of Nurses/UFT represents some 2,500 registered nurses of the New York City Visiting Nurse Service and several private New York City hospitals and health care institutions.

Michael Mulgrew, President,

United Federation of Teachers
52 Broadway,
New York, NY 10004
Tel: (212) 777-7500