Miriam Buhl is pro bono counsel at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and has coordinated the firm’s award-winning worldwide pro bono program since 2005.
She also co-teaches the externship on pro bono program and design at Columbia Law School.
Buhl is a member of the boards of directors for the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee, the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, and the Scherman Foundation. She is a member of the Association of Pro Bono Counsel and serves on the Innocence Project’s Development Committee, the Federal Bar Council Public Service Committee, the PILnet Pro Bono Council, and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Public Service Council.
Before joining Weil in 2005, Buhl was state director for the greater New York chapter of the March of Dimes. From 1999 to 2004, Buhl was executive director of The New York Women's Foundation. From 1997 to 1999, Buhl was founding director of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York's Public Service Network. She also served as executive director of the fair housing agency Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc. from 1993 to 1997 and was staff attorney for The Legal Aid Society’s Civil Division, Brooklyn Neighborhood Office.
Buhl was named pro bono counsel of the year by The Legal Aid Society in 2006. In 2010, she received the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee’s first public advocacy award, and, in 2011, she was given Fordham University School of Law’s Louis J. Lefkowitz public service award.
Buhl is a graduate of Brown University and Fordham University School of Law.