Prominent Law Alumni

Law Firm Arts/Entertainment

Andrea M. Alonso ’78C, ’81L
Managing Partner, Morris Duffy Alonso & Faley

William F. Cavanaugh, Jr. ‘77C, '80L
Co-Chairman, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Thomas M. Cerabino ’81
Co-Chairman, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Daniel A. DeVito '87
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Michael E. Duffy ’91C, ‘94L
Managing Partner, Duffy & Duffy, PLLC

Steven J. Gartner ’84
Co-Chairman, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Richard F. Hans '93
Co-Managing Partner, New York Office, DLA Piper

Edward G. Kehoe '90
Co-Head of International Arbitration Practice, King & Spalding LLP

Paul J. Napoli ’92
Senior Partner, Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP

Paul S. Pearlman ’78
Managing Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Thomas C. Rice ‘78C, '81L
Head of Litigation, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Richard A. Rosenbaum ’82
Chief Executive Officer, Greenberg Traurig

Richard A. Spehr ’86
Managing Partner, New York Office, Head of Litigation, Mayer Brown LLP

Mary Kay Vyskocil ’83
Senior Litigation Partner, Simpson Thacher Bartlett LLP

 

Amy Atlas ’02
Author, television personality, Food Network

Donatella Arpaia ’96
Restaurateur, author, and television personality, Food Network

Joseph Benedetti ’67C, ’68L
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, New Jersey Devils

Evelyn Buckstein '51
Member, Board of Directors, BMI Foundation, Inc.

Eugene D. Orza '73, ‘12HON
Former Chief Operating Officer, Major League Baseball Player’s Association

Ronald Palmese ’03
General Counsel, Union Square Hospitality Group

James A. Pitaro ’94
President, Disney Interactive

Jonelle A. Procope '77
President and CEO, Apollo Theatre Foundation Inc.

Edward M. Slezak ’93
CEO and General Counsel, Crumbs Bake Shop

Victoria D. Salhus ’84
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Cablevision Systems

Michael Santos '98
Assistant General Manager, Florida Panthers

Terence P. Winter '88
Writer, Executive Producer, and Director, The Sopranos; Creator, Writer, and Executive Producer, Boardwalk Empire; Screenwriter, The Wolf of Wall Street

Amira A. Zahid ’91
Executive Secretary & Treasurer, Dahesh Museum of Art

Business/Industry Public Service

Rosemary T. Berkery '78
Vice Chairman, UBS Wealth Management Americas; Chairman, UBS Bank USA

Anthony J. Bonomo ’80CBA, ‘84L
CEO, Physicians Reciprocal Insurers

Andrew Bonzani ’89
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Interpublic Group

Lawrence Cohen ’79
CEO, Capital Assisted Living Corporation

Lisa Yoon He Chun ’00
Senior Vice President, Paulson & Co.

Eileen M. Dillon '86
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

William J. Fishlinger ’87
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Wright Risk Management

Jonathan Friedman ’95
General Counsel and Secretary, Sonoma Dental

Elisa D. Garcia C. ’85
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Office Depot Inc.

Patrick T. Hughes ’89CBA, ‘93L
Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners

Denise F. Keane '76
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Altria Group, Inc.

Albert Laboz ’85
Member and Manager, United American Land LLC

Jeffrey S. Maurer '76
Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Evercore Wealth Management

Michael Mazzei '88
President, Ladder Capital

Kevin M. McGovern '75
Chairman, McGovern Capital; Founder, SoBe Beverages; Chairman, The Water Initiative

Elizabeth D. Moore ’78
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Consolidated Edison

Harvey L. Pitt ’68
Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Managing Director, Kalorama Partners, LLC; Former Chairman, United States Securities and Exchange Commission (2001–2003)

Steven Rapp ’83
Vice President and General Counsel, Unilever North America

Donald J. Rosenberg '75
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, Qualcomm Incorporated

Howard J. Rubentstein ’59
President, Rubenstein Associates, Inc; Chairman, Rubenstein Communications, Inc.

George J. Tsunis ’92
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Chartwell Hotels

Helena Williams ’81
President, Long Island Rail Road

Dennison Young ’68
Partner and Managing Director, Giuliani Partners

Douglas G. Vetter ’88C, ’91L
Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary, Apple Inc.

 

Joseph W. Bellacosa ’59C, ’61L, ‘87HON
Former Dean, St. John’s University School of Law; Ret. Judge, New York Court of Appeals (1987–2000); former Chief Administrator of the Courts of New York (1985–1987)

Ronald H. Brown ’70
Former United States Secretary of Commerce (1993–1996); former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee (1989–1993)

Hugh L. Carey ‘51
Former Governor of the State of New York; former U.S. Congressman Representing the 15th District of New York (1963–1974) and the 12th District of New York (1961–1963)

Gregory W. Carman ’62
Former Chief Judge (1996–2003) and Judge (1983–present) U.S. Court of International Trade; former U.S. Congressman Representing the 3rd District of New York (1981–1983)

Kevin Castel ’72C, ’75L
Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (2003 – present)

William J. Casey ‘37
Former Director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (1981–1987)
Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick ’67, ’03HON
Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals (1994–2012)

Mario M. Cuomo ’53C, ’56L, ’75HON
Former Governor of the State of New York (1983-1995)

Janet DiFiore ’81
Westchester County District Attorney (2005-present)

Raymond J. Dearie ‘69
Former Chief Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (2007–2011): Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (1986–2013)

George Deukmejian ‘52
Former Governor of California (1983–1991); California Attorney General (1979–1983)

Dominick L. DiCarlo ’50C, ‘53L
Former Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics Matters (1981–1984); Chief Judge, United States Court of International Trade (1991–1996); Senior Judge, United States Court of International Trade (1996–1999)

Randall T. Eng ’72
Presiding Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department (2012–Present)

Charles J. Hynes ’57C, ’61L
Former Kings County District Attorney (1990–2013)

Raymond W. Kelly ’71
Former Commissioner, New York City Police Department (2002–2013)

Charles B. Rangel ‘60
U.S. Congressman, 13th District, New York (2013–Present); U.S. Congressman (1971–Present)

Reinaldo E. Rivera ’76L, ’06HON
Associate Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department (2002–Present)

Joanna Seybert ‘71
Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (1993–Present)

Thomas Spota ’66
Suffolk County District Attorney (2001–Present)

John E. Sprizzo ‘56C, ’59L
Former Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York (1981–2008)