New York, NY—New York Law School, one of the oldest independent law schools in the nation, today announced two new members elected to its Board of Trustees: Michael Costa ’81 and Ross Moskowitz ’84.
The two new members join an esteemed group of legal professionals, that includes Arthur N. Abbey ’59, Senior Partner at Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP and Chairman of the Board; Steven E. Pegalis ’65, Senior Partner at Pegalis & Erickson, LLC; Charles E. Phillips Jr. ’93, President of Oracle Corporation; and Sybil Shainwald ’76, President of the Law Offices of Sybil Shainwald.
Michael Costa is the Head of Corporate Tax of the Americas at Deutsche Bank. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2007, he was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP for more than 15 years. He worked at Ernst & Young for 25 years in various positions. Costa received a B.A. from New York University, an M.B.A. from Iona College John Hagan Graduate School of Business, a J.D. from New York Law School, and an LL.M. (Taxation) from New York University School of Law.
Ross Moskowitz is a real estate partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in New York City, where he has represented numerous high-profile developers, financial institutions, and other real estate owners. Prior to joining Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in 1998, he was Executive Vice President at the New York City Economic Development Corporation, where he worked on some of New York City’s most complex real estate ventures, including Renaissance Plaza (Marriott Hotel) and Times Square (Condé Nast and Reuters). Moskowitz received a B.A. from George Washington University and a J.D. from New York Law School. He is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Center for Real Estate Studies at New York Law School.
About New York Law School
Founded in 1891, New York Law School is an independent law school located in lower Manhattan near the city’s centers of law, government, and finance. New York Law School’s renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in such areas as constitutional law, civil and human rights, labor and employment law, media and information law, urban legal studies, international and comparative law, and a number of interdisciplinary fields. The School is noted for its eight academic centers: Center for International Law, Center for New York City Law, Center for Professional Values and Practice, Center for Real Estate Studies, Center on Business Law & Policy, Center on Financial Services Law, Institute for Information Law & Policy, and Justice Action Center. New York Law School has more than 13,000 graduates and enrolls some 1,500 students in its full- and part-time J.D. program and its Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation program. www.nyls.edu
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