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A podcast dedicated to telling the stories of those individuals who are making a difference in their local communities.

    Episode 18: Michael Barasch - Founder of Barasch & McGarry and legal advocate for the 9/11 community

    Episode 18: Michael Barasch - Founder of Barasch & McGarry and legal advocate for the 9/11 community

    On September 9th, 2021 – nearly 20 years to the day of September 11th, 2001 – 700 attendees, the New York Chapter of the United Federation of Teachers, and the law firm of Barasch & McGarry– leading advocates for the 9/11 community – came together for an event to bring awareness to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program.

    In this episode we hear from Michael Barasch, the final speaker of this event. Michael Barasch is the founder and managing partner of Barasch and McGarry and he is an outspoken legal advocate for the 9/11 community.

    • 11 min
    Episode 17: Lila Nordstrom, founder of StuyHealth

    Episode 17: Lila Nordstrom, founder of StuyHealth

    On September 9th, 2021 – nearly 20 years to the day of September 11th, 2001 – 700 attendees joined the New York Chapter of the United Federation of Teachers, and the law firm of Barasch & McGarry – leading advocates for the 9/11 community – for an event to bring awareness to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program.

    Lila Nordstrom was a high school senior when the Twin Towers fell on 9/11 and now she is an advocate for 9/11 victims, particularly the youngest amongst them. She has appeared in front of Congress alongside Jon Stewart advocating for Healthcare for 9/11 victims and she was a speaker at the event that day. Here’s what she had to say.

    • 7 min
    Episode 16: Lee London, Partner and Managing Attorney for Barasch and McGarry’s 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

    Episode 16: Lee London, Partner and Managing Attorney for Barasch and McGarry’s 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

    On September 9th, 2021 – nearly 20 years to the day of September 11th, 2001 – 700 attendees, the New York Chapter of the United Federation of Teachers, and the law firm of Barasch & McGarry – leading advocates for the 9/11 community –came together for an event to bring awareness to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program.

    In this episode, we’re continuing to showcase the speakers from this Health Event. This next speaker is Partner and Managing Attorney for Barasch and McGarry’s 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Lee London.

    • 4 min
    Episode 15: Richie Alles, Retired New York Fire Department Chief

    Episode 15: Richie Alles, Retired New York Fire Department Chief

    On September 9th, 2021 – nearly 20 years to the day of September 11th, 2001 – 700 attendees, the New York Chapter of the United Federation of Teachers, and the law firm of Barasch & McGarry – leading advocates for the 9/11 community – came together for an event to bring awareness to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program.

    In this episode we highlight Richie Alles, Retired New York Fire Department Chief, 9/11 Advocate, and Director of 9/11 Community Affairs at Barasch & McGarry.

    • 10 min
    Episode 14: Edward Stone, attorney and Executive Director of Retirees for Justice

    Episode 14: Edward Stone, attorney and Executive Director of Retirees for Justice

    In the last 20 years since the attacks on New York on 9/11 many have retired from their jobs and moved on from the city. Those retirees are now all over the country and may have no idea that they are eligible for these programs. This episode you will hear from Edward Stone, attorney, and executive director of the Retirees for Justice Group.

    • 7 min
    Episode 13: Ken Muller, former Vice President of Goldman Sachs

    Episode 13: Ken Muller, former Vice President of Goldman Sachs

    On September 9th, 2021 – nearly 20 years to the day of September 11th, 2001 – 700 attendees, the New York Chapter of the United Federation of Teachers, and the Law Firm of Barasch & McGarry– leading advocates for the 9/11 community–  came together for an event to bring awareness to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and World Trade Center Health Program.

    One of the speakers at this event was Ken Muller, who was Vice President of Goldman Sachs on 9/11. Now retired, Ken was on his way to work when the first tower was struck. Here’s what he had to say.

    • 4 min

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