May 10, 2021 / Press Release

Belczyk appointed to counsel position with international humanitarian agency

Porter Wright partner David Belczyk has been appointed as Assistant Secretary and Corporate Legal Advisor for the humanitarian agency Malteser International Americas (MI Americas).

MI Americas is the Sovereign Order of Malta’s humanitarian relief agency in the Americas and an affiliate of Malteser International, which runs 126 programs annually across 31 countries. MI Americas focuses on emergency relief and long-term development programs throughout North, Central, South America and the Caribbean, in the wake of natural disasters, epidemics, armed conflicts and other forgotten crises. Its work is rooted in the Order of Malta’s 900-year tradition of serving the poor and the sick irrespective of religion, ethnicity or political persuasion.

In his role, David will support these efforts, which include food security initiatives in Haiti, providing shelter and medical aid for refugees in South America, providing maternal care in Colombia and supporting public health and vaccination campaigns related to COVID-19.

David’s work is part of Porter Wright’s long history of providing pro bono legal services in variety of matters including fair housing, veterans’ affairs and immigration.