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Law Alumni Society - Board of Managers

Overview

The Law Alumni Society Board of Managers is a nominated group of alumni volunteers that meets three times per year at the Law School.

The Law Alumni Society (LAS) Board of Managers maintains strong connections with the Law School through business meetings with the Dean on Student Life and Alumni Engagement. Managers’ meetings typically include discussions with current Penn Carey Law students, news from various departments, and updates from the Dean.

Managers serve one three-year term on the Board, with an option to serve an additional three-year term.

The Board also assists in organizing and participating in various volunteer initiatives that serve the Law School, alumni, and current and admitted students. In addition to Board meetings, members enjoy educational lunchtime panels, opportunities to sit in on classes, tours of the Law School, and other local opportunities to socialize and network.

To learn more about nominating outstanding alumni to the Board, or assisting the Board with its aims, please contact Elisabeth Aulepp at eaulepp@law.upenn.edu.

Leadership

President

Michael Saslaw L’82
Dallas, TX

Vice President

Donyale Reavis G’99 L’99
Miami, FL

Alumni Engagement Committee Chair

Michael Saslaw L’82
Dallas, TX

Student Life Committee Co-Chairs

Henry Hoberman C’82, L’85
New York, NY

EJ Borrack C’86 L’90
New York, NY

 

Board of Managers

Judes Abboud
GL’13
Katy, TX

Obafemi Adewunmi
GL’08
Philadelphia, PA

Leslie Altus
L’83
Hewlett, NY

Dick Atkins
L’62
Philadelphia, PA

Amanda Aycock
C’07 L’10
New York, NY

Leona Barsky
L’84
New York, NY

Jamie Baum
L’22
Brooklyn, NY

Mira Baylson
L’08
Philadelphia, PA

Michael Benn
L’07
New York, NY

Franklin Best
L’70
Chester Springs, PA

Matthew Blank
C’03 WG’08 L’08
New York, NY

Jeffrey Blumenfeld
L’73
Washington, DC

Ela Bochenek
L’91
Newtown, PA

EJ Borrack
C’86 L’90
New York, NY

Samantha Braunstein
L’08
New York, NY

Forrest Burke
L’87
Orono, MN

Joe Carapiet
L’08
Washington, DC

Kipp Cohen
L’94
Philadelphia, PA

Enrique Conde
L’05
Miami, FL

Alyson Cooke
L’89
Silver Spring, MD

Ryan Cooper
L’14
Boston, MA

Jorge Cortez
LLM’21
Huixquilucan, Mexico

Jason Desanto
L’94
Chicago, IL

J. Raul Cosio
L’85
Miami, FL

Kristen Dama
L’07
Philadelphia, PA

Ed Dandridge
L’89
Hastings on Hudson, NY

Jai Dehadrai
GL’13
New Delhi, India

Kevin Dermody
L’16
Philadelphia, PA

Scott Fast
L’94
Philadelphia, PA

Ben Folkinshteyn
C’02, L’06
New York, NY

Silvestre Fontes
L’94
Boston, MA

Gerald S. Frim
C’80, GSE’80, L’84
Newton Centre, MA

Leeza Garber
L’11
Philadelphia, PA

Gerardo Garcia-Fiad
GL’02
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Darren Goodman
L’11
New York, NY

Gail Gottehrer
L’92
Hartford, CT

Andre K. Gray
L’09
New York, NY

Bernard Gross
W’56 L’59
Philadelphia, PA

Haley Heyer
L’09
New York, NY

Alicia Hickok
L’01
Philadelphia, PA

Henry Hoberman
C’82 L’85
Demarest, NJ

Marion Hubing
CHE’64 L’90
Valley Forge, PA

Molly Kenney
L’14
Philadelphia, PA

Marc Kesselman
L’96
Dallas, TX

Jason Kleinwaks
L’14
San Francisco, CA

Inti L. Knapp
L’00
Seattle, WA

Jennifer Krevitt
L’92
New York, NY

Jennifer Kroman
L’94
New York, NY

Esther Lander
L’97
Washington D.C.

Cecilia Liu
LLM’13, L’15
Ridgewood, NJ

Cletus Lyman
L’71
Philadelphia, PA

Megan Lyons
L’14
Summit, NJ

Andy Margolis
C’84 L’87
Penn Valley, PA

Dan Markind
W’80, L’83
Philadelphia, PA

Lynn Marks
L’79
Philadelphia, PA

Bryan Merryman
L’87
Dallas, TX

Gwen Mesco
L’10
Los Angeles, CA

Steven Messner
L’14
Houston, TX

Cathryn Miller-Wilson
L’93
Philadelphia, PA

Chris Morales
WG’18, L’18
San Mateo, CA

Chris Murray
L’01
Indianapolis, IN

Andrea Patton
L’99
Boston, MA

Xerona Duke Phillips
GL’07
Lagos, Nigeria

Paul Presburger
L’87
Encino, CA

Mark Proctor
L’02
New York, NY

Kenneth Racowski
L’02
Philadelphia, PA

Carolina Ramirez
L’09
New York, NY

Pilar Ramos
L’97
Purchase, NY

Donyale Reavis
L’99
Haddonfield, NJ

Jason Ridloff
W’93, WG’98, L’99
New York, NY

Sarah Rosen
L’10
New York, NY

Daniel Rotko
L’15
Philadelphia, PA

Muhammad Sarahne
LLM’16
New York, NY

Michael A. Saslaw
L’82
Dallas, TX

Raffaele Scalcione
GL’02, GRL’10
Milan, Italy

Eli Segal
L’07
Philadelphia, PA

Harper Seldin
C’11, L’14
Philadelphia, PA

Corey Ellen Sharkey
L’07
Philadelphia, PA

Philip Shecter
C’09 L’14
San Francisco, CA

Denny Shupe
L’89
Medford Lakes, NJ

Jane Greene Siegel
C’91 L’95
New York, NY

Phil Sivin
L’96
New York, NY

Meredith Slawe
L’05
Philadelphia, PA

Sarah Solmssen
L’80
New York, NY

Mario A. Leslie Soto
GL’18
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Steve Stoute
L’14
Havertown, PA

Lena Šutanovac
GL’18
Philadelphia, MA

Sander Vogt
LLM’21
Brussels, Belgium

David C. Williams
L’10
Philadelphia, PA

Sarah Hammer Williams
WG’99, L’11
Haverford, PA

Neal Wilson
L’91
Arlington, VA

Kam S. Wong
L’94
Woodside, NY

Su Ming Yeh
L’04
Philadelphia, PA

 

Ex-Officio Members

Laura K. Christa L’80: Los Angeles, CA
Catherine Carr L’79: Philadelphia, PA
Rick D’Avino L’80: Riverside, CT
Arlene Fickler L’74: Philadelphia, PA
Jim Golden L’80: Merion Station, PA
Arthur W. Lefco L’71: Conshohocken, PA
David Richman L’69: Ardmore, PA
Richard E. Rosin L’68: Elkins Park, PA
Tai Chang Terry L’80: New York, NY
Lisa Holzsager Kramer L’70: Bedford, NY
Alfred W. Putnam, Jr. L’78: Ardmore, PA

Law Alumni Society Awards

One important responsibility of the LAS Board is to cast votes for the nominees of the Law School’s yearly LAS Alumni Awards. These awards honor exemplary and inspirational members of the Penn Carey Law community.

The LAS Alumni Awards given out each fall are:

  • The James Wilson Award, Honoring a lifetime of service to the profession
  • The Distinguished Service Award, Honoring service to the Law School,
  • The Louis H. Pollak Public Service Award, Honoring justice through service to others
  • The Alumni Award of Merit, Honoring professional achievement and service to the Law School
  • The Young Alumni Award, Honoring the professional achievement of an alumnus/a who has graduated within the past 10 years
  • The Howard Lesnick Pro Bono Award, Honoring a sustained commitment to pro bono and/or public service throughout a private sector career