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.


Members of the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association are elected to an initial term of one year and may be eligible thereafter for re-election 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.

October 2018 – June 2019

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:

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

All Alumni of New York Law School are welcome and encouraged to attend Board of Directors Meetings.

Any questions can be directed to


Pamela Foster ’00, President

A. Manny Alicandro ’12, Vice President

E. Drew Britcher ’84, Vice President

Shana Ricchiuto ’15, Vice President

Steven Interrante ’13, Treasurer

Jarrod Perry ’11, Secretary


Joam Alisme

Aréal Allen-Stewart

Arminda Bepko

Suzanne Bettis

Carlisle Bostic

Charlane Brown-Wyands

Hon. Anthony J. Cannataro

Pierre Ciric

John P. Clare

Rory Clark

Evan Clandorf

Hallie Cunningham

Tyler Deieso

Lev J. Ekster

Susan J. Flynn-Hollander

Anthony K.C. Fong

Michael Forsette

Charlene Glover-Daniels

Kristin Grant

Linda Green

Jeffrey W. Halbreich

Alyssa J. Held-Honig

Jeremy E. Hollander

Nadine C. Johnson

Scott Justin

Jesse L. Kearney

Martin Krezalek

Somya Kaushik

Heather L. Leifer

Daniel Magney

James R. Major

Chloe Aquart Mentar

Patrick Morris

Sara Nassof

Sondah Ouattara

James P. Pagano

Sylvia E. Perez

Shana Pettinato

Kira L. Polner

Ilya Prokopets

Jonathan Reinstein

Jorge Rodriguez

Hanna Rubin

Param Sahni

Brian Schrader

Steven Sedereas

Marta Sisco-Izak

Johnny Thomas Vasser

Guy R. Vitacco, Jr.

Justin Xenitelis

Adrian Zuckerman

Past Presidents

Hon. Marc J. Whiten, 2015-2018

Paul L. Porretta, 2013-2015

Steven B. Shapiro, 2010-2013

John J. Reddy, Jr., 2007-2010

Edward H. Held, 2005-2007

Telesforo Del Valle, Jr., 2004-2005

Lawrence H. Silverman, 2002-2004

David W. Shipper, 1999-2002

Martin A. Danoff, 1997-1999

Basil F. O’Connor, 1995-1997

Kathleen Grimm, 1993-1995

Frank Irizarry, 1991-1993

Stanley B. Doyle, Jr., 1989-1991

Hon. Ernst H. Rosenberger

Richard M. Flynn

Hon. Francis T. Murphy

Martin L. Baron