Thinking About a Career in Public Service?
(Recorded: October 21, 2022)
Katherine Ward Feld, MBA ’82, JD ’83, (Moderator) Senior Special Counsel for Investment Companies, Division of Examinations, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Nav Dayanand, LLM `04, Sr. Policy Advisor, Forests and Lands, North America Policy & Government Relations, The Nature Conservancy
Sarah Estabrook, AB ’14, JD ’17, Asylum Officer, USCIS – Newark Asylum Office
Kica Matos, JD ’99, Vice President, Initiatives, Vera Institute of Justice 
Cristina Velez, JD ’02, Legal & Policy Director, ASISTA Immigration Assistance 
Michael Wright, JD ’94, OCDETF Executive Office — U. S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. Acting Director, OCDETF Fusion Center

Navigating the Lateral Market
(Recorded: October 6, 2022)
Ari Diaz, JD `04, Managing Director, Plateral
Maria Fernandez, JD `92, Advisory Consultant, Employment Practices Solutions Inc.

Prenup Postnup Webinar
(Recorded: September 30, 2022)
Stuart Levison, JD `67

Lawyers in a Time of Radical Disagreement
(Recorded: March 30, 2022)
Jens David Ohlin, Allan R. Tessler Dean & Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

Unraveling the Global Pandemic’s Impact on Women
(Recorded: March 25, 2022)
Nancy Wells (Moderator), Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Human Ecology
Michèle Belot, Professor of Economics, ILR School
Deborah Dinner, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
Maria Fitzpatrick, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor, Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy
Vida Maralani, Interim Director of the Center for the Study of Inequality, Associate Professor of Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences

The 17th Annual Alumni Exemplary Public Service Awards
(Recorded: March 22, 2022)

A Career In-House: Insights from the General Counsel’s Office
(Recorded: March 18, 2022)
Daniel Duval, BS ’99, JD ’02, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Director, Jeffries Finance LLC (Moderator)
Michele Lau, JD ’02, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, GoDaddy
Andrianne Payson, JD ’00, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Veolia North America
David Robinson, JD ’93, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.

The Promise & Perils of Open Finance
(Recorded: February 17, 2022)
Khandi Sokoni, LLM ’97 (Moderator)
Dan Awrey, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

Understanding the Nuances of SEC Enforcement Against Lawyers
(Recorded: February 10, 2022)
Diana Liu, JD ’86, Lead Fund and Real Estate Counsel, Exeter (Moderator)
Barry Rashkover, JD ’86, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Assessing Biden’s Immigration Changes
(Recorded: January 31, 2022)
Stuart Anderson, Executive Director, National Foundation for American Policy
Stephen Yale-Loehr, AB `77, JD `81, Professor of Immigration Law Practice, Cornell Law School

Facing the Challenges of Retirement Beyond Financial Planning.
(Recorded: December 2, 2021)
Donald R. Frederico, JD `79 (Moderator)
Ida Abbott, Esq, Founder, Ida Abbott Consulting LLC 
Aileen Leventon, JD `77, Principal, Law Strategy Coach

The Impact of Veterans in the Legal Profession.
(Recorded: November 11, 2021)
Logan Kenney, BS `15, JD `21 (Moderator), Law Clerk, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Past-President, Cornell Law Veterans Association Student Organization
Brian L. Cox, Doctoral Candidate Lecturer, Cornell Law School
Military Service: Airborne Infantry Soldier, Combat Camera Operator, Airborne Infantry Officer, and Judge Advocate, U.S. Army
Andrew Hahn Sr., AB `83, JD `86, General Counsel, Hawkins Delafield & Woods LLP
Military Service: Captain, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Sarah E. Kreps, Associate Member of the Law Faculty and John L. Wetherill Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University
Military Service: Captain, US Air Force, Hanscom AFB

Diversity on the Bench: Divergent Roads to the Judiciary.
(Recorded: October 27, 2021)
West Overstreet, JD `20 (Moderator), Assistant Law Clerk to Justice Kathy J. King, New York County 
The Honorable Deborah A. James, AB `75, JD `78, Justice, New York State Supreme Court – Civil Branch
The Honorable Andrew J. McDonald, AB `88, Senior Associate Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
The Honorable Maureen McKee, JD `02, Judge, King County Superior Court, Washington
The Honorable Ramon E. Reyes Jr., BS `88, United States Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Diversity in the Legal Profession: The Case in Not-for-Profit Attorneys.
(Recorded: October 7, 2021)
Arshi Baig, Candidate JD `23 (Moderator)
Nav Dayanand, LLM `04, Senior Policy Advisor, The Nature Conservancy
Ruth McFarlane, JD `03, Chief Advancement Officer, Ms. Foundation for Women
Cristina Velez, JD `02, Senior Staff Attorney, National Immigration Project National Lawyers Guild

How to Cultivate & Align the Human Performance Skill Sets Needed Now.
(Recorded: September 30, 2021)
Phyllis Weiss Haserot, AB `65, MRP `67, President of Practice, Development Counsel
Deborah A. Skakel, JD `83, Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Artificial intelligence and IP Law: Are Creativity and Invention Inherently Human Activities?
(Recorded: September 23, 2021)
Eric Fastiff, JD `95, Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein (Moderator)
Dr. Christian Mammen, JD `93, Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson

Dissecting Discrimination: The Living Legacy of Migration, Race, and Politics
(Recorded: August 12, 2021)
Stephen Yale-Loehr, AB `77, JD `81, Professor of Immigration Law Practice, Cornell Law School (Moderator)
Gerald Aching, Professor, Co-Director ad Faculty Fellow, College of Arts & Sciences
Shannon Gleeson, Professor of Labor Relations, Law and History, ILR School; Co-Chair of the Migrations Initiative Taskforce, Cornell University
Wendy Wolford, Vice Provost for International Affairs; Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson Professor of Global Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

CUeLINKS: Connecting Alumni and Students Across Cornell
(Recorded: April 29, 2021)
Mandy Bennison, MMH ’ 18, Assistant Director, Student & Young Alumni Programs, Cornell University

A Fireside Chat with Anne Lukingbeal and Markeisha Miner: The Women of Cornell Law School from the 1970’s to Present
(Recorded: March 25, 2021)
Anne Lukingbeal, Retired, Dean of Students
Markeisha Miner, Dean of Students

The 16th Annual Alumni Exemplary Public Service Awards
(Recorded: March 18, 2021)

“Unconscious Bias/Threat and Relevance in the Legal Field”
(Recorded: March 4, 2021)
Leslie Richards-Yellen, JD ’84, Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Debevoise and Plimpton
Jordan Yellen, JD’15, MBA ’15, Associate, Goodwin Procter

“Estate Planning in 2021: New Challenges, New Opportunities”
(Recorded: February 23, 2021)
David Mulhern, JD ’83, Founding Partner, Mulhern & Scott, PLCC
Sally Mulhern, JD ’82, Founding Partner, Mulhern & Scott, PLCC

A Time of Transition: A Fireside Chat with Eduardo Peñalver and Jens Ohlin
(Recorded: January 28, 2021)
Franci Blassberg, AB ’75, JD ’77, Retired Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Jens Ohlin, Interim Dean and Professor of Law
Eduardo Peñalver, AB ’94, Professor of Law

“Applying Old Laws to New Crimes: Practical and Ethical Considerations”
(Recorded: January 21, 2021)
Seth Berman, JD ’95, Partner, Nutter, McClennen and Fish LLP
Matthew D’Amore, BS ’91, Associate Dean and Professor of Practice, Cornell Tech

“Moving the Needle – What Advancing Diversity in the Law Means for 2020 and Beyond”
(Recorded: December 10, 2020)
Panel program sponsored by the Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network
Chisara Ezie-Boncoeur, AB ’09, Senior Associate at Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann
Michael Clarke, JD ’89, Global Chief Compliance Officer, ConvaTec
Sonya Olds Som, JD ’97, Partner, Heidrick & Struggles
Leslie Richards-Yellen, JD ’84, Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Debevoise & Plimpton
Laura Wilkinson, MBA ’85, JD ’86, Senior Director and Associate General Counsel, PayPal
Geoffrey Young, JD ’06, Partner and Executive Director of Diverse Recruiting, Reed Smith

“Working from Purpose”
(Recorded: November 19, 2020)
Program sponsored by the Cornell Mark Kennedy Brown Society
Amy Weissman, AB ’86, JD ’92 – Public Private Venture Business Agreements Manager, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Risa M. Mish, BS ’85, JD ’88, Professor of Practice of Management, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

“Raising a Seed: The Legal Fundamentals for Startups”
(Recorded: November 18, 2020)
Panel program sponsored by the Cornell Law Young Professionals Network
Tamim Bazzi, LLM ’09, Associate, Cooley LLP
Jennifer Chu, JD ’20, MBA ’20, Incoming Associate, White & Case LLP

“Leading the Charge for Justice”
(Recorded: October 28, 2020)
Program sponsored by the Cornell Prison Education Program and Cornell Law School Honorable
Zellnor Myrie, JD ’16, NY State Senator
Sheri Lynn Johnson, James and Mark Flanagan Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

“Over the Horizon – The Intersection of Business and Law During a Time of Crisis”
(Recorded: October 28, 2020)
Panel program sponsored by the Cornell Network of In-House Lawyers
Michael Brizel, BS ’77, JD ’80, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, FreshDirect
Daniel Duval, BS ’99, JD ’02, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, Jefferies Finance LLC and President of the Cornell Network of In-House Lawyers
Douglas Lankler, JD ’90, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Pfizer
Laura Wilkinson, MBA ’85, JD ’86, Senior Director, Associate General Counsel – Global Antitrust, PayPal

“Raising the Diversity and Inclusion Bar: Women of Color in the Law”
(Recorded: October 22, 2020)
Panel program co-sponsored by the Cornell Law School Mary Kennedy Brown Society, Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network, Latino Lawyers of Cornell, Cornell Alumni Network of Asia Lawyers and the Native American Lawyers Alumni Network
Nora Ali, JD ’15 – Associate, Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP
Sonya Olds Som, JD ’97 – Partner, Heidrick & Struggles
Claire Chino, JD ’91 – President & CEO, Itochu International Inc
Irene Oria, JD ’99 – Partner, Fisher Broyles
Leslie Richards-Yellen, JD ’84 – Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion, Debevoise & Plimpton
Jenny Champlin, JD ’02 – Associate General Counsel, Edward Jones

“Perspectives on Restructuring and Bankruptcy Trends in a Time of Crisis”
(Recorded: October 8, 2020)
Panel program sponsored by the Cornell Law Young Professionals Networks
Antonio M. Alvarez III, MBA ’91, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal Europe, Ltd.
Dan T. Moss, JD ’07, Partner, Jones Day
Alexandra Bargoot, JD ’16, Associate, Proskauer Rose LLP

“Our Broken Immigration System and How to Fix it”
(Recorded September 24, 2020 via eCornell)
Stephen Yale-Loehr, AB ’77, JD ’81, Professor of Immigration Law Practice, Cornell Law School

“Women Lawyers: Talking About and Tackling Inequity in a Demanding Profession”
(Recorded: September 24, 2020)
Panel Program co-sponsored by Cornell Law School Mary Kennedy Brown Society
Judy Amorosa, JD ’05, LLM ’05, Assistant US Attorney, US Department of Justice
Colette Pollitt, JD ’00, President, Colette Pollitt, P.C.
Kwamina Thomas Williford, JD 00, Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP
Meghan Berglind, JD ’00 (Moderator), Of Counsel, Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP

“Racism in America: Policing and Incarceration”
(Recorded: September 16, 2020 via eCornell)
Co-Hosted with the College of Arts & Sciences and the American Studies Program.
Panel Program including Joe Margulies, Professor of Law and Government, Cornell Law School

“The Supreme Court 2020: Looking Back and Looking Forward”
(Recorded: September 10, 2020)
Michael C. Dorf, Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

“100 Years Strong – A Woman’s Vote”
(Recorded August 18, 2020)
Panel Program co-sponsored by Cornell Law School Mary Kennedy Brown Society, Cornell Women Advocacy Network and President’s Council of Cornell Women
Jason Beekman, AB ’08, JD ’11, Sr. Director, Business & Legal Affairs, RadicalMedia and Former Finance Director for Congresswoman Sharice Davids JD ’10
Elaine Engst, MA ’72, Archivist Emerita, Cornell University
Ashley Wilson, MPA 07, Director, State and Local Political Campaigns at NGP VAN
Jacquie Duval, JD ’92 (Moderator), Of Counsel, Herrick, Feinstein LLP

“Hot Topics for Start-Ups and Emerging Companies — Navigating Return to Work Issues Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”
(Recorded August 13, 2020)
Sponsored by Cornell Tech & Cornell Law School
Alison Gabay, BS ’16, Associate, Epstein Becker & Green
Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper, Associate, Epstein Becker & Green
Ian Carleton Schaefer, BS ’01, Member, Epstein Becker & Green
David Weiss, Member, Epstein Becker & Green; Adjunct Professor, Cornell Tech
Marc Vainrib, LLM-Tech ’20, MBA ’21 (Host)

“Debt for Fintechs: Structures, Advantages and Pain Points”
(Recorded August 7, 2020)
Sponsored by Cornell Tech & Cornell Law School
Richard Davis, Partner, Paul Hastings
Irina Marinescu, Associate, Paul Hasting
Chukwuma Okoroafor, LLM-Tech ’20 (Host)

“The Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Immigrants and Immigration”
(Recorded July 30, 2020)
Jakki Kelley-Widmer, Associate Clinical Professor of Law (Lawyering), Cornell Law School
Stephen Yale-Loehr, AB ’77, JD ’81, Professor of Immigration Law Practice, Cornell Law School
Camilah Hamideh, Candidate for JD ’22, Cornell Law School

“High Above Cayuga’s Water? Providing Legal Assistance to the Cannabis Industry”
(Recorded July 9, 2020)
W. Bradley Wendel, Edwin H. Woodruff Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

“From Broken Windows to Saturation Policing: The Origin of Animosity Between Communities of Color and Police Departments”
(Recorded: June 30, 2020)
Joe Margulies, Professor of Law and Government, Cornell Law School

“The Constitution and COVID-19”
(Recorded: June 25, 2020)
Michael C. Dorf, Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

“Crisis Bailouts, Public Infrastructure, and the Need for a National Investment Authority”
(Recorded: June 18, 2020)
Saule Omarova, Beth and Marc Goldberg Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

“The Future of the Free Exercise and Establishment Clauses in the Roberts Court”
(Recorded: June 11, 2020)
Nelson Tebbe, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School

“COVID-19 and its Impact on the Global Legal System”
(Recorded: June 6, 2020)
Jens Ohlin, Vice Dean and Professor of Law
Juan Carlos Esguerra Portocarrero, LL.M. ’73, Partner, Esguerra Asesores Juridicos & Ex Minister of Justice and Law of Colombia
Pierre Descheemaeker, LL.M. 73, Partner, August Debouzy
Vikrant Pachnanda, LL.M. ’14, Advocate-on-Record, Supreme Court of India & Aviation Attorney

“Jobs, Recessions, & COVID-19: Cornell Law Alumni discuss tips for adapting to changes in the legal industry”
(Recorded: May 29, 2020)
Kasey Ashford, JD ’19, Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. District Courts, Eastern District of Arkansas
Tamim Bazzi, LLM ’09, Associate, Cooley
Nate Isaacson, JD ’07, Vice President of Legal, Sloan Valve Company
Natalya Johnson, AB ’07, JD ’10, Associate, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

“When Disaster Strikes”
(Recorded: May 20, 2020)
Stephanie Sharron, JD ’92, Partner, Morrison Foerster

“The Impact of COVID-19 on International Trade and Commerce”
(Recorded: May 14, 2020)
Les Glick, BS ’67, JD ’70, Shareholder, Butzel Long

“Affordable Housing in New Jersey: Is it a Right or a Privilege?”
(Recorded: April 30, 2020)
Eduardo M. Peñalver, AB ’94, Allan R. Tessler Dean & Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
Baye Adofo-Wilson, MRP ’94, Of Counsel, Post Polak, P.A.
David Cronheim, AB ’07, JD ’10, Of Counsel, Clemente Mueller and General Counsel to Cronheim Companies
David Gibbons, JD ’96, President & CEO, Elberon Development Group

“Being Smart about Smart Contracts and Secure about Security Tokens”
(Recorded: March 27, 2020)
Susan Joseph, BS ’81, Managing Parter SusanJosephLLC and Owner, Law Firm of Susan Joseph
Barry Seeman, BS ’83, MEng ’85, MBA ’87, Founder, Bear Run Partners

“A Government of Laws…”
(Recorded: January 21, 2020)
Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg, BS ’70, United States Court of Appeals, DC Circuit

“Being a Lawyer in the Best Sense in Today’s America”
(Recorded: November 13, 2018)
Stephen Robinson, AB ’81, JD ’84, Partner, Skadden Arps

“Cyber Space Odyssey” A Cautionary Tale”
(Recorded: September 13, 2018)
Len Kennedy, AB ’74, JD ’77, Retired Senior Advisor to the CEO, Neustar

“Commencing and Conducting the Internal Investigation: What Must Be Considered?”
(Recorded: February 21, 2018)
Barry Rashkover, JD ’86, Partner Sidley Austin LLP
Program Audio Only: Click HERE to listen to Mr. Rashkover’s audio file

“A Lawyer’s Life: Reflections on Nearly Four Decades of Representing Poor People in New York City”
(Recorded: November 9, 2017)
Doug Lasdon, JD ’81, Founder and Executive Director, Urban Justice Center
Program Audio Only: Click HERE to listen to Mr. Lasdon’s audio file