Alumni Association

Join the St. John's Law Alumni Association

Through chapter activities and on campus, the St. John's Law Alumni Association offers a range of opportunities for alumni to engage with each other and the wider Law School community, including our:

  • Alumni Association Luncheon
  • Chapter Events
  • Class Reunions
  • Golf Outings
  • Sporting Events
  • CLE Programs

As a St. John's Law graduate, you're automatically a member of the Alumni Association and can take advantage of all we offer through our parent organization and chapters built around interests, affinities, and regions. Find ways to get involved below.

Contact Us  

Office of Development and Alumni Relations
St. John's University School of Law
Belson Hall Suite 306
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439

Brian J. Woods
Associate Dean for Law School Advancement
[email protected]

Dominique Cendales
Associate Director of Stewardship
[email protected]

Claire C. McKeever '80SVC, '93L
Alumni Consultant/CLE
[email protected]

Jeanne Farnan Mulry, Esq.
Director of Major Gifts
[email protected]

Jean Nolan
Office Manager
[email protected]

Kristen Cudahy
Development Assistant
[email protected]

Stay Connected

We invite you to become active and stay connected to the Law School by getting involved with your local chapter.

The St. John's School of Law Alumni Association has chapters in the New York metropolitan area and throughout the country. 

Alumnae Leadership Council
Jeanne Farnan Mulry, Esq.
[email protected]

Albany Chapter / Co-Chair
Mark O'Rourke '02
[email protected]

Albany Chapter / Co-Chair
Robert A. Ungar '87
[email protected]

Alumni of Color Chapter
Maurice W. Sayeh '17
[email protected]

Armed Forces / Co-Chair
Hon. Randall Eng '72, '16HON
[email protected]

Armed Forces / Co-Chair
Thomas J. Principe '73
[email protected]

Bankruptcy Chapter
Frank Vazquez '94
[email protected]

Brooklyn Chapter
Joseph Sorrentino '05
[email protected]

CLE - Continuing Legal Education
Claire C. McKeever '93
[email protected]

First 10 Chapter / Co-Chair
Keren Baruch Longo '17
[email protected]

First 10 Chapter / Co-Chair
Christopher J. Eisenhardt '16
[email protected]

Manhattan Chapter
Robert A. O'Hare, Jr. '93
[email protected]

Nassau Chapter
Paul V. Majkowski '84
[email protected]

New Jersey Chapter
Donald Ottaunick '83
[email protected]

Philadelphia Chapter / Co-Chair
Nicholas A. DiMarco '18
[email protected]

Philadelphia Chapter / Co-Chair
Daniel F. Fisher '13
[email protected]

Queens Chapter
Lourdes Martinez-Cipolla '92
[email protected]

South Florida Chapter
Brian Behar '84
[email protected]

Staten Island Chapter
Claire C. McKeever '93
[email protected]

Suffolk Chapter
Christopher P. Hoffman '07
[email protected]

Washington DC Chapter
Joseph V. Moreno '99
[email protected]

Westchester Chapter
Hon. Daniel D. Angiolillo '77
[email protected]

Western New York Chapter
Florina Altshiler '05
[email protected]

Alumni Association Board of Directors 2023 - 2024


Alain V. Massena '00

James D. Herschlein '85

Vice President
Lisa Chun '00

Vice President
Thomas Foley '93

Vice President
**Megan Quail '13

Darryl W. Gibbs '00

**Christopher J. Eisenhardt '16

Ashlee M. Aguiar '16
Samantha Alessi '11

*Andrea M. Alonso '81
**Florina Altshiler '05

Michael A.L. Balboni '84
**Brian S. Behar '84
Hon. Joseph W. Bellacosa '61, '87HON
Jasmine L. Brown '19
*Nicholas M. Cannella '75
Victoria Cantrella '10
*Ralph Carter '14
*Hon. P. Kevin Castel '75, '04HON

Nelson Castillo '98
Francis Cavanagh '07
*Hon. Alfred C. Cerullo, III '86
Stephanie Yeh Chan '12

Olivia Cheung '17
Hon. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick '67, '03HON

John P. Clarke '57
*Anthony J. D’Auria '60
Hon. Raymond J. Dearie '69, '08HON
Meryl Diamond '99
**Nicholas A. DiMarco '18

Hon. Genine Edwards '92
**Michael P. Enea '19

Hon. Randall T. Eng '72, '16HON
**Daniel Fisher '10
*Steven J. Gartner '84
Daniel Gilpin '17

Thomas Giuffra '94
Michael Goldsmith '91
Kpish Goyal '07
*Robert J. Gunther, Jr. '84

*Richard F. Hans '93
Lisa M. Harris '07

Michael Henry '97
*Alan B. Hodish '89
**Christopher Hoffman '07
**Scott T. Horn '91

*Michelle M. Johnson '05
*Richard J. Kane '65
Ellen S. Knarr '05

Ashley Kloepfer Lavoie '11
**Keren Baruch Longo '17
**Paul Majkowski '94
*Hon. Guy J. Mangano '55, '83HON
Thomas Maroney '80
*Lourdes Martinez-Cipolla '92
Joseph M. Mattone, Sr., '55, '94HON
*Michael X. Mattone '91
**Claire C. McKeever '93

*Maura A. McLoughlin '91, '06HON
Scott E. Mollen '72
**Joseph V. Moreno '99

William Ng '07
**Robert A. O'Hare, Jr. '93
**Mark T. O’Rourke '02
**Donald A. Ottaunick '83
Christopher Palmer '94
Jessica Giambrone Palmese '05

Kristopher Peters '20
*Thomas J. Principe '73
Ikhwan Rafeek '08
Juan C. Restrepo '07

*Hon. Reinaldo E. Rivera '76, '06HON
*Peter T. Roach '78
Gary Rosner '95
Megan Ryan '05

**Maurice Sayeh '17
Hon. Joanna Seybert '71
Andrew J. Simons '65
Chanel F. Smith '16
Richard C. Spatola '08
**Robert Ungar '87

**Frank Vazquez '94
*Hon. Mary Kay Vyskocil '83
Alfred M. Williams '14
David Wollmuth '87
Ashley C. Zangara '16

Alyssa Zuckerman '13
Kathryn Zunno-Freaney '06

  * Past Presidents
** Chapter Presidents

Law Firm



Andrea M. Alonso '78C, '81L
Partner, Morris Duffy Alonso Faley & Pitcoff

William F. Cavanaugh, Jr. '77C, '80L
Sr. Litigation Partner, Co-Chairman (2007-2017), Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Thomas M. Cerabino '81
Chairman, Corporate and Financial Services, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Bernard E. Clair '76
Co-Chairman, Cohen Clair Lans Greifer Thorpe & Rottenstreich LLP

Adam S. Hakki '97
Global Managing Partner, Global Head of Disputes and Litigation Practice Group Leader, Shearman & Sterling

Richard F. Hans '93
Managing Partner, Vertical Operations (Disputes), Global Co-Chair, Financial Services Sector, DLA Piper

Edward G. Kehoe '90
Managing Partner, New York Office
Co-Head, International Arbitration Practice
King & Spalding LLP

Ellen S. Knarr '77
Managing Partner, NY Office, Day Pitney LLP

Bernard London, Jr. '77
Founding Partner, London Fischer LLP

Cynthia Evans Neidl '90
Shareholder, Chair of Albany Office Litigation Practice, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Jane Hartman Norberg '97
Partner, Whistleblower Matters, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholar LLP

Christopher H. Palmer '94
Managing Partner, Chair, Banking Department, Cullen and Dykman LLP

Paul S. Pearlman '78
Partner, Zeughauser Group

Richard A. Rosenbaum '82
Executive Chairman, Greenberg Traurig LLP

Richard A. Spehr '86
Partner, Head of Global Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Mayer Brown LLP

Richard L. Stehl '92
Chairman, Board of Directors, Co-Chair, Banking and Finance, Otterbourg P.C.


Falguni Lakhani Adams '98
Emmy Award-winning producer, writer, and creative consultant, Sr. Producer, Amazon Originals, CNN show United Shades of America and NatGeo series Valley of the Boom

Amy Atlas '02
Founder/CEO, Amy Atlas Events, LLC, Author, television personality (Food Network)

Donatella Arpaia '96
Founder, NOMA Beach at Redfish, CEO, Donatella Group, Restaurateur, author, and television personality (Food Network)

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

Meghan Cannella Carroll '07
Vice President, Labor Policy and Health, National Football League

James Demo '97
Filmmaker, Director, Writer, Producer, Cinematographer, The Peacemaker (Documentary) and Kosovo Kiss (Documentary, short)

James Denniston '07
Co-General Counsel, New York Mets

Hon. Patricia M. DiMango '80
Former Judge, Hot Bench, CBS Television; Ret. NY State Supreme Court Justice

Michelle M. Johnson '05
Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, BET Networks, Former Director-Production Legal, Embassy Row, Division of Sony Pictures Entertainment

James A. Pitaro '94
Chairman, ESPN, The Walt Disney Company

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

Victoria D. Salhus '84
Ret. Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Cablevision Systems Corp.

Joseph P. Salvo '89
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Sesame Workshop

Christina Suarez '11
Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Universal Music Group

Terence P. Winter '88
Executive Producer and Writer, The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire, The Wolf of Wall Street, VinylTyson and Tulsa King 




Public Service

Andrew Bonzani '89
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Interpublic Group

Lisa Yoon He Chun '00
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, BroadRiver Asset Management, L.P.

Eileen M. Dillon '86
Ret. Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Group

Elisa D. Garcia C. '85
Chief Legal Officer, Macy's, Inc.

Glenn Goldstein '91
President, Related Retail

Christopher Jaskiewicz '96
President and CEO, ICON Orlando 360

Jeffrey S. Maurer '76
Founder and Chairman, Evercore Wealth Management and Evercore Trust Co., N.A.

Pamela L. McCormack '96
Co-Founder, President and Director, Ladder Capital Corp.

Richard L. O'Toole ′78C, ′81L
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Related Companies of New York

Ronald Palmese '03
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Shake Shack, Inc.

Reginald M. Rasch '95
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Wolverine Worldwide

Karl A. Roessner '92
CEO, Lefteris Acquisition Corp.

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

Ian Schrager '71
Founder, Chairman and CEO, Ian Schrager Company

Erica Smith-Klocek ’99
Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Labcorp Drug Development

Valerie Capers Workman '90
Chief Legal Officer, Handshake



Cherish Celetti '10
Supervising Attorney at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick '67, '03HON
Ret. Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals (1994–2012); Co-Chair, National Appellate Practice Group, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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

Janet DiFiore '81, '17HON
Former Chief Judge of New York State and New York State Court of Appeals (2016-2022)

Randall T. Eng '72, '16HON
Ret. Judge, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department (2012–2017); Of Counsel, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

Geraldine Hart Ertel '95
Former Suffolk County Police Commissioner (2018-2021), Former FBI (1996-2018)

Atenedoro Gonzalez '16
General Counsel and Deputy Director at Children's Arts & Sciences

*Charles J. Hynes '57C, '61L, '81HON
Former Kings County District Attorney, Brooklyn, NY (1990–2013)

Melinda Katz '90
District Attorney, Queens District Attorney's Office (2020-Present), Former Councilwoman (2002-2009)

Raymond W. Kelly '71, '98HON
Former Commissioner, New York City Police Department (2002–2013); Vice Chairman and Member of Advisory Board, K2 Intelligence, LLC

Lisa Kurbiel '92
Head of Secretariat, United Nations Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund, Former Chief of Communications, Advocacy & Partnerships at UNICEF in Kenya

Harvey L. Pitt '68, '02HON
Former Chairman of United States Securities and Exchange Commission (2001-2003); CEO and managing Director, Kalorama Partners, LLC

Charles B. Rangel '60, '83HON
Former U.S. Congressman Representing the 13th District of New York (2013–2017); U.S. Congressman (1971–2017)

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

Alan D. Scheinkman '75
Presiding Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department (2018–Present)

Lisa Schreibersdorf '84
Founder, Executive Director, Brooklyn Defender Services

Hon. Joanna Seybert '71
Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (1993–present)

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

Robert V. Tendy '78C, '80G, '89L
Putnam County District Attorney (2015-Present)

George Tsiatis '11
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at The Resolution Project

Hon. Mary Kay Vyskocil '83
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2019–Present)

Thomas Walsh, II '75
District Attorney,Rockland County District Attorney (2020-Present)

Thomas Zugibe '79
NYS Supreme Court Justice, Putnam County (2018–Present)