Alumni Association

The mission of the New York Law School Alumni Association (“NYLS AA”) is to support and promote New York Law School, its students and alumni by:

  • Collaborating with the Law School on events and initiatives to recruit students and engage alumni.
  • Mentoring students and recent graduates on professional development, and
  • Providing financial support to the Law School.

NYLS AA membership extends to all graduates of the Law School. The NYLS AA seeks a
talented and diverse group of alumni to serve on its Board of Directors and, in that capacity, to dedicate substantive time and effort in a leadership role to further the NYLS AA’s mission.

Term of Service

Directors are elected to an initial term of one year and may be eligible thereafter for reelection to
a term of two years. There is no stated term limit.


Directors must be a NYLS AA member and have demonstrated:

  • An ongoing commitment to the Law School.
  • Active involvement in Law School and NYLS AA activities, and
  • A high standard of professionalism.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a Director include:

  • Attendance at all NYLS AA Board meetings, which may be by telephone but preferably in-person. Board meetings are held in the evening at the Law School and are typically scheduled for September, November, February and June.
  • Attendance at the NYLS AA Annual Meeting, which is held at the Law School, typically on the Saturday morning of Reunion Weekend in April.
  • Participation in events and activities sponsored by the Law School or the NYLS AA.
  • Serve as an advocate and ambassador for the Law School.
  • Serve as a resource for the Law School community, including faculty, administration,staff, students and alumni, on matters within the Director’s skill set, experience and expertise.
  • Provide advice, support and feedback to the Law School on implementation of the
  • Strategic Plan and on other matters related to increasing Alumni engagement and enhancing the Law School’s visibility and reputation; and
  • Providing financial support to the Law School at a minimum level of $100 per year.


September 2015 – June 2016

The New York Law School Alumni Association (“NYLS AA”) Board of Directors will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room on the second floor of New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York, NY, on the following dates:

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

All Alumni of New York Law School are welcome to attend Board of Directors Meetings. In accordance with its bylaws, the New York Law School Alumni Association  held its annual meeting of the membership on April 25, 2015, where a slate of nominated officers for one and two-year terms was voted on.  Below is the resulting list of the New York Law School Alumni Association Board of Directors effective July 1, 2015.


Hon. Marc J. Whiten ’84

Alesha Brown ’12
Vice President

Rory Clark ’08
Vice President

Pierre Ciric ’09
Vice President

James P. Pagano ’75

Jarrod Perry ’11


A. Manny Alicandro ’12
Areal Allen-Stewart ’14
Chloe A. Aquart ’13
Quentin Atherley ‘81
Chloe Aquart, ’13
Hon. Susan Avery, ’91
Luise Barrack ‘80
E. Drew Britcher ‘84
Charlane Brown-Wyands ‘92
Hon. Anthony J. Cannataro ‘96
John Clare ‘11
Evan Clandorf
Lev J. Ekster ‘09
Alison Ferrara ‘06
Susan J. Flynn-Hollander ‘85
Pamela Foster ‘00
Charlene Glover-Daniels ‘82
Kristin Grant ‘13
Linda S. Green ‘04
Jeffrey W. Halbreich ‘66
Alyssa J. Held-Honig ‘94
Jeremy E. Hollander ‘05
Steven Interrante ‘13
Nadine C. Johnson ‘92
Somya Kaushik ‘13
Jesse L. Kearney ‘14
Heather K. Leifer ‘04
Margaret Ling ‘83
James Major ‘11
Sara Nassof, ’16
Shana Pettinato ‘15
Kira L. Polner ‘00
Ilya Prokopets ‘13
Hon. Arthur Schack, ’80
Brian Schrader ‘98
Jason Singer, ’16
Marta Sisco-Izak ‘10
Lawton W. Squires ‘83
Guy Vitacco, Jr., ’88
Evan White ‘05
Adrian Zuckerman ‘83

Past Presidents

Martin L. Baron ’55
Martin A. Danoff ’60
Telesforo Del Valle Jr. ’82
Stanley B. Doyle Jr. ’49
Richard M. Flynn ’57
Kathleen Grimm ’80
Edward Held ’66
Frank Irizarry ’78
Hon. Francis T. Murphy ’52
Basil F. O’Connor ’75
Paul Porretta ’95
John J. Reddy Jr. ’79
Hon. Ernst H. Rosenberger ’58
Steven B. Shapiro  ’84
David W. Shipper ’82
Lawrence Silverman ’77

Honorary Directors

Charles M. Balistreri ’77
Dr. Lisa Judy Chin
Hon. Manuel P. Cofresi ’86
Peachetta S. deFreitas
Michael Gaschler ’89
Hon. Benjamin A. Gilman
Steven S. Greenberg ’71
Michael T. Hourihan ’81
Hon Joseph M. Lauria ’72
Harris Gordon Miller ’82
Prof. Zuhayr A. Moghrabi ’67
Jason A. Oshins ’91
Sherwood A. Salvan ’69
Eric M. Yee ’95

Directors Emeriti

Raymond S. Evans ’61
Hon. Seymour Fier ’52
Hon. Benjamin A. Gilman ’51
Lloyd N. Hull ’51
Murray T. Koven ’38
Martin P. Levin ’83
Richard M. Meyers ’58
Hon. Guy V. Molinari ’51
Jason A. Oshins ’91
Hon. Stanley S. Ostrau ’51
Hon. Nicholas Tsoucalas ’51
Guy R. Vitacco Sr. ’57

* Deceased