JD/MBA Association

2014-15 Board Members

Board Members

President: Joshua Acheatel, JD/MBA '16

VP of International Business Relations: Monica Ramirez de Arellano '15

VP of Internal Relations: Danielle Schulweis '16

VP of External Relations: Matthew Holbreich '15

VP of Outreach: Jordan Joachim '15

Treasurer: Daniel Katz '16



Joshua Acheatel, JD/MBA '16 (President) - Joshua grew up in San Diego, and after attending the La Jolla Country Day School, he matriculated to the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduating college, Joshua spent two years on the Institutional Municipal Sales & Trading desk at RBC Capital Markets. Over this past summer, Joshua worked in acquisitions at Pennrose Properties, a multi-family real estate development firm in Philadelphia. This upcoming summer, he will be a summer associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. At NYU, Joshua serves on the board of the Stern Real Estate Club, is the President of the JD/MBA Club, and is also the President of the Real Estate and Urban Policy forum. Additionally, he has served as a research assistant for Professor Florencia Marotta-Wurgler and Professor Ryan Bubb.

Monica Ramirez de Arellano '15 (VP of International Business Relations) - From Puerto Rico, Monica attended Princeton University, where she received her A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 2010. After graduation, she worked as an international arbitration paralegal at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP on cases relating to claims of oil and gas projects. During her 1L summer, she was a summer associate at Credit Suisse’s Regulatory Litigation group. This upcoming summer, she will work as a summer associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. At NYU, Monica is the incoming Editor-in-Chief of the NYU Journal of Law & Business and a Jacobson J.D. Scholar.

Danielle Schulweis '16 (VP of Internal Relations) - Danielle grew up in New York City where she attended The Spence School. She then went on to pursue a BA in Anthropology and Psychology at Dartmouth College and after graduating in 2011, she moved back to New York to work as a paralegal at the Intellectual Property firm Fross, Zelnick, Lehrman & Zissu. This summer she will be interning in the legal department at the nonprofit (RED), which raises money to fight AIDS. At NYU, Danielle is a member of the Law & Social Entrepreneurship Society, and will be serving as the VP of Internal Relations for the JD/MBA Club for the 2014/15 year.

Matthew Holbreich '15 (VP of External Relations) - Matthew grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University in 2005. After living in Paris, he received a PhD in political science from the University of Notre Dame in 2011, after which he taught at American University. He is currently a member of InSITE, a national group that provides start ups with strategic business advice. In the summer of 2014 Matthew will work at Lowenstein Sandler's Tech Group, at the intersection of venture capital and emerging companies. He was a research assistant for Richard Epstein and Samuel Issacharoff.

Jordan Joachim '15 (VP of Outreach) - Jordan grew up in Bridgewater, New Jersey and attended college at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Over this past summer, Jordan advised free and open source software developers as an intern at the Software Freedom Law Center in New York City. This upcoming summer, he will be a summer associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. In addition to being the VP of Outreach for the JD/MBA club, Jordan is also an Articles editor for the New York University Law Review and was a teaching assistant for Professor Geoffrey Miller.

Daniel Katz '16 (Treasurer) - Daniel grew up in New York City and attended the Fieldston School. He then matriculated at Yale University, where he graduated with honors in the History major. Following college, Daniel served in Kabul, Afghanistan as an advisor to the U.S. military. Daniel subsequently served as a policy advisor at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, where he focused on using the Treasury Department's legal authority to disrupt the financial support networks of threats to U.S. national security. At NYU, Daniel serves on the board of the Real Estate and Urban Policy Forum, and Students for the Education and Representation of Veterans. This coming summer, he will be an investment banking summer associate at Goldman Sachs.