Weil represented the Actors Fund of America in its national rebranding campaign – Announcements

Weil served as a volunteer advisor to The Actors Fund of America during its recent national rebranding campaign. Announced May 9 at the organization’s 2022 annual gala, the 140The one-year fund will now operate under its new name “Entertainment Community Fund”. The new name more accurately reflects the Fund’s overall mission statement to serve all professionals – not just actors – in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance through programs that meet the unique and essential needs of the entertainment community. The Fund promotes stability and resilience and provides a lifelong safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals by providing a variety of services, including emergency financial assistance, affordable housing, health care and insurance advice, elderly care, secondary career development and more. Since its inception in 1882 by an act of Congress, the services provided by the Fund have proven invaluable to the entertainment community, including the vital role they have played in supporting the entertainment community throughout the pandemic. COVID-19.

Weil directly advised senior management and the Fund’s Board of Directors in the rebranding effort, coordinated the efforts of other pro bono attorneys, advisors and service providers, and effected the rebranding in various states across the country to ensure a successful launch of the rebranding. campaign. The announcement of the new name at the 2022 gala, which was the Fund’s first annual in-person gala since before the COVID-19 pandemic, was received by those in attendance and the entertainment community at large with much appreciation. enthusiasm and enthusiasm.

The Weil team included Structured Finance & Derivatives Chief Frank Nocco, tax partner Mark Hoenig, structured finance and derivatives partners Matthew Nemeth and Joel Hutman, and private equity partner Adam Voorberg.

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