Partner for Life

For the lion's share of 60 years, NYU Chair Martin Lipton '55, a founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, has also served as a trusted adviser to four NYU presidents and six Law School deans. Read more

Defending Civil Rights

In the magazine, Sherrilyn Ifill ’86 (left), president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, speaks with Marlen Bodden ’86, an attorney at the Legal Aid Society, about the Supreme Court’s recent decision on the Voting Rights Act and the challenges ahead. Read more

A Dedicated Server

Lauren Burke '09, founder and executive director of Atlas: Developing Immigrant Youth, also serves as the in-house attorney for the New York Asian Women’s Center, where she built the pro bono legal services program from the ground up. Read more

New on the Bench

Jenny Rivera ’85, recently named by Governor Andrew Cuomo to New York State’s Court of Appeals, comes to the position with impressive legal experience rooted in social justice: she has served as an administrative law judge for the New York State Division for Human Rights, and as the founder and director of the Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality. Read more 

Featured Alumna

Linda Gadsby ’92, vice president and deputy general counsel of Scholastic, is named as the 2014 Woman of Distinction by NYU Law's Women of Color Collective. Read more

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