Advisory Council

The Center for New York City Law has an Advisory Council, of governmental and civic leaders, that helps guide the Center’s programs:

Stanley S. Shuman, Chair
Executive V.P. & Managing Director
Allen & Company, Inc.
Randy M. Mastro
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP
Former New York City Deputy Mayor
Harold Baer, Jr.
U.S. District Judge, Southern District of New York
Francis McArdle
Managing Director
General Contractors Association
David R. Baker
Jaskell, Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC
Thomas L. McMahon ’83
Former General Counsel
Office of the Speaker of the City of New York
Michael A. Cardozo
Corporation Counsel
New York City Law Department
Robert J. McGuire
Former New York City Police Commissioner
Hon. Paul A. Crotty
United States District Judge
Former New York City Corporation Counsel
Glenn Newman
President
New York City Tax Commission
Richard J. Davis
Weil Gotshal & Manges, LLP 
Steven M. Polan
Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Former New York City Sanitation Commissioner
Michael B. Gerrard
Arnold & Porter
Hon. Joseph B. Rose
Georgetown Company
Former Chair, City Planning Commission
Judah Gribetz
Bingham McCutchen
Frederick P. Schaffer
CUNY — Vice Chairman for Legal Affairs
Hon. Kathleen Grimm ’80
Deputy Chancellor for Admin. & Finance
NYC Dept of Education
Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Former New York City Corporation Counsel
Eric Hatzimemos ’92
Hatzimemos Partners
O. Peter Sherwood
Manatt, Phelps &, Phillips, LLP
Former New York City Corporation Counsel
Michael D. Hess
Giuliani Partners
Former New York City Corporation Counsel
Edward Wallace
Greenberg Traurig
Lawrence S. Huntington ’64
Trustee, New York Law School (Chair 1992-97)
Chair Emeritus, Fiduciary Trust Company International
Richard Weinberg
Judge, Criminal Court
Former General Counsel, New York City Council
William F. Kuntz II
Torys LLP
Peter L. Zimroth
Arnold & Porter
Former New York City Corporation Counsel
Eric Lane
Professor of Law
Hofstra University
James D. Zirin
Sidley Austin Brown & Wood