Student Life

NYLSnow_roofdeck_9-4-13Welcome to the Student Page.  We’ve created quick links to help you find information, but you can use the “Ask Student Life” box or visit the Office of Student Life (5th Floor, E building) anytime Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and on Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  We’re here to help!

And don’t forget to check out our One Stop Weekly Email Newsletter. Delivered to students via email every other Friday during the summer,  One Stop features information about upcoming Student Organization events, other NYLS events, reminders of important dates and deadlines, and Law School news.

NYLS Spirit Day 2017 was a great success on Thursday, October 5th. The below SBA Presidents attended.

John Louros (left) – Class of 2017 SBA President;  Ryan Medler (center) – Class of 2018 SBA President; and Jesse Kearney (right) – Class of 2014 SBA President and Founder of NYLS Spirit Day.


Wednesday, October 18.  5:00 – 6:30 p.m. C250.  Media Entertainment & Fashion Law Association (MEFLA) will host a discussion on “The Role and Responsibilities of Media Intermediaries in Creating a Safe Space”.  Guest speakers are Mr. Daniel Novack, Counsel to  Penguin Random House, and Former Counsel to American Media, Inc., Ms. Jennifer Borg, Founder of the  Foundation of Northern NJ –formerly known as- North Jersey Media Group Foundation; and Rick Kurnit, of  Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz.

Thursday, October 19. 12:50 – 1:50 p.m. W204 (Boardroom).  BLSA Lunch with a Lawyer Series with Mr. Roy Locke, Senior Mergers and Acquisition Underwriter for AIG. Mr. Locke will speak about his experiences in his practice area, and his trajectory from law school and to the present. He will also answer questions about work place decorum and how to get a job in this field.  Students will be able to ask Mr. Locke questions about related topics.

 Wednesday, October 25.  12:50 – 1:50 p.m.  W520. The American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society for Law & Public Studies Presents: “A Supreme Court Round-up” with Professors Doni Gewirtzman, Arthur Leonard, Frank Munger, and Martin Flaherty.  Pizza will be served.

 Friday, October 27.  10:30 a.m.  Events Center (2nd floor, W building). The New York Law School Law Review symposium “Getting an Edge: What Can Law Teach Sport and Sport Teach Law(yers)?  All students are invited to attend this all-day event moderated by NYLS Professor Robert Blecker.  Professor Blecker, a leading expert on punishment, garnered significant media attention for his public attack during the “Deflategate” saga.  Joining him for a freewheeling, no-holds-barred discussion are Marc Lasry ’84, owner of the Milwaukee Bucks and CEO of Avenue Capital, and the world’s leading thinkers in the philosophy of sport, including an Olympic silver medalist.  Lunch will be served, and wine and cheese reception will be held immediately following the symposium.  Casual attire. Attendance is free, but space is limited.

The Office of Student Life is located on the 5th floor of the E building. We want to hear from you! Stop by anytime!

Shani Darby, Senior Director for Student Life
Sally Harding, Assistant Dean for Student Life
Cheryl Shields, Administrative Assistant for Student Life