The Legal Aid Society's Board is comprised of some of our city's most renowned legal minds, featuring leaders from law firms, corporations, and academia. Our Board of Directors provides crucial guidance to the Society as well as strengthening our ties with our city's legal community.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Chair of the Board of Directors

Richard J. Davis
The Law Office of Richard J. Davis, Esq.
 

President of The Legal Aid Society

Blaine V. (Fin) Fogg
Of Counsel
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
 

Vice Chairs of the Board of Directors

John K. Carroll
Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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

Douglas F. Curtis
Partner
Arnold & Porter LLP

Mark P. Goodman
Partner
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 

Tracy Richelle High
Partner
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Randy Mastro
Co-Partner-in-Charge of New York Office
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 

Sara E. Moss
Executive Vice President and
General Counsel

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Bradley I. Ruskin
Partner
Proskauer Rose LLP


 

MEMBERS

Richard F. Albert
Principal
Morvillo Abramowitz Grand
Iason & Anello P.C. 

Deborah N. Archer
Associate Professor of Clinical Law
New York University School of Law

Nicole Argentieri
Partner
O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Christopher D. Belelieu
Partner
Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

Steven M. Bierman
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP 

Barry A. Bohrer
Partner
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Alvin L. Bragg
Visiting Professor
New York Law School

Lara Samet Buchwald
Partner
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Sarah L. Cave
Partner
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Alex V. Chachkes
Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Matthew Diller
Dean
Fordham Law School

June S. Dipchand
Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate,
Meagher & Flom LLP

William R. Dougherty
Chairman of the Executive Committee
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Scott A. Edelman
Chairman
Milbank LLP

Edward Flanders
Managing Partner of New York Office
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Jeffrey A. Fuisz
Partner
Arnold & Porter LLP

Christopher L. Garcia
Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

 

 

 

 

Linda C. Goldstein
Partner
Dechert LLP

David J. Greenwald
Chairman
Fried, Frank, Harris,
Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Jason M. Halper
Partner
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

David G. Hille
Partner
White & Case LLP

Victor L. Hou
Partner
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP

David G. Januszewski
Partner
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Jeffrey L. Kessler
Co-Executive Chair
Winston & Strawn LLP

Atif Khawaja
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Natalie Lamarque
Vice President,
Corporate Compliance Department

New York Life Insurance Company

Gillian Lester
Dean and the Lucy G. Moses
Professor of Law

Columbia Law School

Adeel A. Mangi
Partner
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Aaron R. Marcu
Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP

J. Kevin McCarthy
Senior Executive Vice President
And General Counsel
BNY Mellon

 Joan McPhee
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP

Roger Meltzer
Global Co-Chairman and Americas Co-Chairman
DLA Piper LLP (US)

Thomas C. Meriam
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP

Perry A. Napolitano
Partner
Reed Smith LLP

Charles C. Platt
Partner-in-Charge, New York Office
Wilmer Cutler Pickering
Hale and Dorr LLP 

Brian H. Polovoy
Partner
Shearman & Sterling LLP

Sharyl A. Reisman
Partner
Jones Day

William Savitt
Partner
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Paul H. Schoeman
Co-Chairman
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Bart R. Schwartz
Partner
Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP

William Schwartz
Partner
Cooley LLP

L. Kevin Sheridan, Jr.
Partner
Mayer Brown LLP

Audra J. Soloway
Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind,
Wharton & Garrison LLP

Joseph L. Sorkin
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss
Hauer & Feld LLP

Dina Ganz Traugot
Group General Counsel
Travelers

Christine A. Varney
Partner
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Andrew M. Wasserman
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Willis Towers Watson, North America

Charles Weinstein
CEO and Member of the
Executive Committee
EisnerAmper LLP 

Peter M. Williams
Principal
PW Consulting Group, LLC

Jamie L. Wine
Partner
Latham & Watkins LLP