KEN WILLIG GR’75, L’80,
and Rosette Willig GR ’78, have established the Rosette & Kenneth
Willig Endowed Scholarship Fund. The fund is for need-based scholarships.
Ken is the head of the Global Structured and Project Finance Group of
Piper Rudnick, LLP, and practices in the fields of international and domestic
structured and project finance. In addition to his work for developers
and other project participants in independent power, telecommunications,
water, wastewater and other projects, Ken has extensive experience with
the acquisition of equity interests and the placement of debt, and has
acted as a government advisor with respect to various privatization programs.
While at Penn Law, Ken taught an administrative law seminar and was an
editor of the Law Review. Ken remains an active alumnus of the Law School
and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Journal of International
Economic Law. Rosette started her law school career at Penn prior to the
family’s move to New York City and received her law degree from
Columbia Law School. After over a decade of practice as a securities lawyer,
Rosette now devotes her time to family and linguistic studies.
Rosette and Ken have two daughters, Lauren, a law student at Harvard,
and Brooke, a ninth grader at the Chapin School in New York. Their son
Spencer is a sophomore at Penn majoring in Political Science.