Dean’s Advisory Council

The Dean's Advisory Council meets twice a year to assist the dean in the development of policies and plans for the law school. The members provide guidance and counsel to the dean on matters such as curriculum, development, alumni relations, governmental relations, public service, and administration for the school.

Marc A. Alpert ’86 Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Loews Corporation.

Marc A. Alpert ’86
Senior Vice President,
General Counsel & Secretary,
Loews Corporation

Mason P. Ashe ’89.

Mason P. Ashe ’89
Of Counsel
Blank Rome LLP

Michael A. Battle '81 Partner, Barnes and Thornburg, LLP.

Michael A. Battle '81
Partner, Barnes and Thornburg, LLP

Jonathan S. Beane '98 Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at National Football League (NFL).

Jonathan S. Beane '98
Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at National Football League (NFL)

Brian J. Bocketti ’98 Partner, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP.

Brian J. Bocketti ’98
Partner, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP

Marc. W. Brown ’99.

Marc. W. Brown ’99
Partner, Goldberg Segalla, LLP

Hon. Betty Calvo-Torres ’98.

Hon. Betty Calvo-Torres ’98
Judge of the Court of Claims
New York State Supreme Court

Paula M. Ciprich ’85 Retired Senior Vice President and General Counsel National Fuel Gas Company.

Paula M. Ciprich ’85
Retired Senior Vice President and General Counsel
National Fuel Gas Company

Paul Comeau ‘73 Senior Partner Hodgson Russ LLP.

Paul R. Comeau '73
Senior Partner, Hodgson Russ, LLP

Douglas W. Dimitroff ’89.

Douglas W. Dimitroff ’89
Partner, Phillips Lytle, LLP

Mary Joanne Dowd '80 Partner Arent Fox PLLC.

Mary Joanne Dowd '80
Partner, Arent Fox, PLLC

Ann E. Evanko ‘.

Ann E. Evanko '79
Special Counsel, Hurwitz & Fine, PC

Frank H. Ewing ’12 Chief Executive Officer AML RightSource, LLC.

Frank H. Ewing ’12
Chief Executive Officer
AML RightSource, LLC

Hon. Paula Feroleto ‘82 Justice, NYS Supreme Court, 8th Judicial District.

Hon. Paula Feroleto '82
Justice, NYS Supreme Court, 8th Judicial District

Hon. Julio M. Fuentes '75 United States Circuit Judge United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Hon. Julio M. Fuentes '75
United States Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Terrence M. Gilbride ’88 Partner, Hodgson Russ, LLP.

Terrence M. Gilbride ’88
Partner, Hodgson Russ, LLP

Hon. Judith Gische ‘80.

Hon. Judith J. Gische '80
Senior Counsel, Blank Rome LLP
Retired Justice, , NYS Supreme Court
Appellate Division, 1st Dept.

F. Kenneth Graham ’11.

F. Kenneth Graham ’11
Partner, Phillips Lytle, LLP

Josephine A. Greco ’81 Partner, Greco Trapp, PLLC.

Josephine A. Greco ’81
Partner, Greco Trapp, PLLC

Robert J. Gutowski ’99.

Robert J. Gutowski ’99
General Counsel, MSCI, Inc.

Hon. Craig Hannah '95.

Hon. Craig Hannah '95
New York State Supreme Court
8th Judicial District
Supervising Judge for City Courts

Anne Joynt.

Anne E. Joynt '05
Partner
Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford, LLC

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Bruce Karpati ’96
Partner
Global Chief Compliance Officer
KKR & Co, Inc

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Sachin Kohli ’06
Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Stephen S. Korniczky ’87.

Stephen S. Korniczky ’87
Partner, Sheppard Mullin

Jonathan S. Malamud (Jon) ‘82 Retired, Chief Legal Officer Prudential Holdings of Japan Prudential Financial Inc.

Jonathan S. Malamud (Jon) ‘82
Retired, Chief Legal Officer
Prudential Holdings of Japan
Prudential Financial Inc.

Michael D. Mann ’06 Partner, Sidley Austin, LLP.

Michael D. Mann ’06
Partner, Sidley Austin, LLP

Dennis R. McCoy.

Dennis R. McCoy '77
Retired Partner,
Barclay Damon LLP

Jennifer Oliver ’07.

Jennifer Oliver ’07
Counsel, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

Jessica Ortiz ’05.

Jessica Ortiz ’05
Deputy Inspector General,
Director of Investigations,
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Office of Inspector General

Hon. Erin M. Peradotto '84.

Hon. Erin M. Peradotto '84
Retired Associate Justice
NYS Supreme Court
Appellate Division, Fourth Dept

Yadira A. Ramos-Herbert ’05.

Yadira A. Ramos-Herbert ’05
Associate Dean, Student and Registration Services
Columbia Law School
New Rochelle City Councilmember

Tracey M. Rinaldi ’06.

Tracey M. Rinaldi '06
Vice President and Senior Relationship Specialist
Capital Group Private Client Services

William Savino ‘75 Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman.

William F. Savino ‘75
Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman

Aaron M. Saykin ’13.

Aaron M. Saykin ’13
Partner, Hodson Russ, LLP

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Daniel A. Sikka ’07
Managing Counsel
Global Labor and Employment
McDonald’s Corporation

Steven Weiss '91 Partner Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP.

Steven J. Weiss '91
Partner
Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP

Christopher Wightman '99.

Christopher A. Wightman '99
Chair, Dean’s Advisory Council;
Partner, PJT Camberview

Brent L. Wilson '76 Partner, Elarbee Thompson, Sapp & Wilson, LLP.

Brent L. Wilson '76
Partner, Elarbee Thompson, Sapp & Wilson, LLP

Margaret W. Wong '76 Founder and Managing Partner Margaret W. Wong & Associates Co. LLC.

Margaret W. Wong '76
Founder and Managing Partner, Margaret W. Wong & Associates Co., LLC

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Henry A. Zomerfeld ’14
Senior Associate, Hodgson Russ LLP

Emeritus

Thomas E. Black, Jr. ’79
Managing Partner, Black Mann & Graham

Jill K. Bond ’85
Retired Senior Vice President/General Counsel, Rich Products Corporation

Diane F. Bosse ’76
Special Counsel, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Hilary P. Bradford ’53
Retired, Underberg & Kessler LLP

Thomas R. Bremer ’79
Retired, US Surgical Corporation

Hon. Elena Cacavas-Schietinger ’85
Retired Administrative Law Judge, Founder and Principal, Cacavas ADR

Ross M. Cellino, Jr. '82
Partner, Cellino Law

Robert B. Conklin ’68
Of Counsel, Hodgson Russ LLP

Gary A. DeWaal ’80
Special Counsel, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Louis P. DiLorenzo ’76
Partner, Bond, Schoeneck & King

Garry M. Graber '78
Retired Partner, Hodgson Russ, LLP

Robert P. Fine ’68
Founder and Senior Counsel, Hurwitz & Fine, P.C.

Kenneth B. Forrest ’76
Of Counsel, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

Hon. Paul L. Friedman ’68
US District Court Judge District of Columbia

Hon. Samuel L. Green ’67
Retired Senior Associate Judge, NYS Supreme Court
National Arbitration & Mediation

Christopher T. Greene ’74
Partner, Barclay Damon LLP

Pamela Davis Heilman ’75
Retired Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP

Hon. Barbara Howe ’80
Retired

Judith B. Ittig ’71
Partner, Ittig & Ittig, P.C.

Roger J. Jones ’83
Counsel, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Harvey L. Kaminski ’77
Retired, Prestige Capital Corporation

James M. Keneally ’82
Chief, Law Claims Division
New York City Comptroller’s Office

Kristin Graham Koehler ’94
Managing Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Hon. Paul J. Korniczky ‘86
Administrative Patent Judge, US Patent & Trademark Office

Nicole C. Lee ’02
Principal, The Lee Bayard Group, LLC

Francis M. Letro ’79
Law Office of Francis M. Letro

Erik D. Lindauer ’81
Senior Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell

Kenneth A. Manning ’77
Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP

Allan D. Mantel ’76
Partner, Mantel McDonough Riso, LLP

Carol M. Matorin ’76
Retired Senior Vice President/, General Counsel, Marc Jacobs International, LLC

David McNamara
Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP

Hon. Ann T. Mikoll ’54
Retired Justice, Appellate Division –
3rd Department

Celeste M. Murphy ’97
Legal Branch Chief, Corporation Finance,
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

William A. Niese ’61
Retired Vice President & General Counsel, Times Mirror Company

Denise E. O’Donnell ’82
Distinguished Sr. Fellow/Litmus, NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management

Daniel Oliverio ’82
Chairman Emeritus, Hodgson Russ LLP

Alphonso O’Neil-White
Retired President & CEO, HealthNow New York Inc.

Jean Carol Powers ’79
Retired Special Counsel, Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel LLP

Vikki L. Pryor ’78
Managing Principal & Founder, Change Create Transform LLC

Barbara L. Schifeling ’84
Retired Partner, Damon Morey LLP

Robert C. Schwenkel ’82
Partner, Fried Frank

Hon. Rose H. Sconiers ’73
Retired Associate Justice
NYS Supreme Court
Appellate Division, 4th Department

Samuel Shapiro ’65
Partner, Kavinoky Cook LLP

David F. Smith ’78
Chairman – Board of Directors, National Fuel Gas Company

Mark K. Suzumoto ’82
Chief Legal Officer, Capital Brands, LLC

Jeffrey L. Tanenbaum ’76
Retired Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP

Hon. Lourdes M. Ventura ’98
Justice, Supreme Court, Queens County

Mark J. Weinstein ’81
Partner, Hogan Lovells

Jeffery D. Williams ’90
Vice President/Sr. Associate General Counsel/Ethics Officer,
National Geographic Society

Michael R. Wolford ’68
Managing Partner, The Wolford Law Firm LLP