11:00 – 11:25 AM
The Gallery, Myron Taylor Hall

Coffee and Check in

Check in and grab a cup of coffee and a pastry to start the day!

11:25 – 11:50 AM
The Gallery, Myron Taylor Hall

Tour of the Law School

Students will take our visiting attorneys on a short tour of the Law School.

12:00 – 1:15 PM
Room 184, Myron Taylor Hall

Opening Remarks and BigLaw Debunked Panel

Welcome Remarks to be delivered by Dean Ohlin, followed by a Q&A style panel moderated by Emma Gofnung, co-president of JLSA. Topics to be discussed include navigating practice area selection, recruitment, reconciling the Jewish and BigLaw calendar, and maintaining a Jewish identity.

Evan Parness – ’07, Partner, Covington & Burling

Daniel Marks – Associate, Goodwin Proctor

Elise Kletz – ’21, Associate, Dechert

Noga Benmor-Piltch – ’16, Associate, Seward & Kissel

Danielle Sigal – Associate, Mayer Brown

1:15 – 2:15 PM
The Gallery, Myron Taylor Hall


2:30 – 4:00 PM
As Assigned

Mock Interview and Resume Reviews

4:15 – 5:15 PM
Room 182, Myron Taylor Hall

Beyond the Firm Panel

In addition to discussing firm work, attorneys will also discuss their experiences beyond the traditional firm model, such as, in-house work and business experience. Panel to be moderated by Sam Itkin, co-President of JLSA.

Lawrence Brandman – ’85, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Alyse Rosenberg – ’03 B.S., Senior Counsel, Pfizer

Alexander Schwarz – Partner, Schwarz & Schwarz

5:15 – 7:30 PM


7:30 – 7:40 PM
Purcell Courtyard

Candle Lighting

Guests are welcome to join JLSA for a candle lighting before the start of Shabbat dinner.

7:45 – 9:30 PM
The Gallery, Myron Taylor Hall

Shabbat Dinner

A gathering to welcome in Shabbat and to celebrate the end of JLSA Career Day. Please note that this dinner is invite-only.