As noted in the November 22, 2009, edition of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Erin J. McLaughlin — an associate in the Labor and Employment Section of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Pittsburgh office — was named to the board of directors for Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh.

Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services (BVRS) is a private, non-profit, United Way agency that believes in independence through rehabilitation. For nearly 100 years BVRS has empowered people who are blind, deaf blind or vision impaired to become independent. It is heralded by experts in the vision field as one of the top rehabilitation centers in the United States.