The RMF Foundation Establishes Fund to Aid Victims of Hurricane Katrina

Uniondale, Long Island, New York, September 2, 2005 – The RMF Foundation, a charitable organization founded by Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. in 1998, announced today that it has set up a fund to direct contributions from firm employees to those whose lives have been devastated in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Employees will have the opportunity to make donations in amounts of their choosing; to make the fundraising effort even more substantial and meaningful, the RMF Foundation will be offering an “employee match,” in which it will contribute an amount equal to the total employee contribution. Thus, every donation will be maximized and have the greatest impact possible. All funds collected will be earmarked specifically for disaster relief related to Katrina.

“Many of our employees expressed a desire to assist the victims of this catastrophe; we felt the RMF Foundation was the best way to get needed funds into the region as quickly as possible,” said Co-Managing Partner Douglas A. Cooper. “We join so many others in trying to help hoping that, together, these efforts will provide some comfort.”

The RMF Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established to support a wide range of charitable endeavors. To date, the Foundation has contributed to scores of charitable and philanthropic organizations throughout the country.

Founded in 1968, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, P.C. has grown into one of the most respected and largest multi-practice law firms in the New York metropolitan area and is headquartered in Uniondale, New York. With over 60 attorneys in 20 practice areas, the firm offers innovative legal services, keeping focus on the client's goals, in the areas of corporate & securities, corporate governance, commercial lending, business reorganization, employment, energy, environmental, financial services, banking & bankruptcy, health law, healthcare professionals, intellectual property, life sciences, litigation, municipal & regulatory affairs, real estate, construction, seniors’ housing, technology, trusts & estates, and white collar crime & investigations. Clients include large and mid-sized corporations, privately held businesses, institutions and individuals.

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