Lillian M. Moy Biography

Lillian M. Moy

Lillian M. Moy has been the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York since 1995. She is a 1974 graduate of Hunter College of the City University of New York and a 1981 graduate of Boston University School of Law. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Albany Medical Center. 

Ms. Moy is a nationally recognized leader, writer, and trainer in the civil legal aid community. Her particular areas of expertise are leadership development and diversity. Ms. Moy currently serves on the ABA’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and is Chair of the ABA’s Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice. 

Ms. Moy is past Chair of the Civil Policy Group and a past member of the Board of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association. She serves on the New York State Bar Association’s President’s Committee on Access to Justice, Committee on Legal Aid, and Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. Ms. Moy is also co-convener of the New York Diversity Coalition, a group of legal services staff and managers dedicated to raising and resolving diversity issues in the legal aid community. 

Ms. Moy has been honored by the National Organization of Legal Services Workers, the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Asian American Bar Association of New York, the Schenectady County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, Albany County, and the Catholic Charities Housing Office. She was also honored with the New York State Bar Association’s Diversity Trailblazer Award in 2013.