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Our Board of Directors brings together faculty of NYU School of Law and experts from the legal, nonprofit, and corporate sectors.


Robert A. AtkinsCo-Chair
Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, & Garrison LLP 

Patricia BaumanCo-Chair
President, Bauman Foundation

Nancy Brennan
Consultant, Nonprofit Management and Fundraising

Leslie Bhutani

Maggie Blackhawk
Professor, NYU School of Law

Adam B. Cox
Professor, NYU School of Law

Kimberly Davis 
Managing Director, AB Bernstein

Les Fagen
Retired Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Danielle C. Gray
Executive Vice President and Global Chief Legal Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Kimberley D. Harris
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, NBCUniversal 

Helen Hershkoff
Professor, NYU School of Law

Thomas M. Jorde
Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law

Daniel F. Kolb
Senior Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Ruth Lazarus

Paul LightfootTreasurer
General Manager of Patagonia Provisions

Troy McKenzie
Dean and Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law, NYU School of Law

Trevor Morrison
Eric M. and Laurie B. Roth Professor of Law, Dean Emeritus, NYU School of Law

Melissa Murray
Professor, NYU School of Law

Wendy Neu 
Chairman and CEO, Hugo Neu Corporation

Franz Paasche
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, PayPal

Lawrence PedowitzChair Emeritus

Steven A. ReissGeneral Counsel
Retired Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Richard Revesz
Professor and Dean Emeritus, NYU School of Law

Gerald Rosenfeld
Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Lazard Ltd. 
Distinguished Scholar in Residence, NYU School of Law
Clinical Professor of Business, NYU Stern School of Business

Stephen Schulhofer
Professor, NYU School of Law

Emily Spitzer
President, The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust

Gerald Torres
Professor of Environmental Justice, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Christine A. Varney
Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Michael Waldman
President, Brennan Center for Justice

Adam Winkler
Professor, UCLA School of Law

Kenji Yoshino
Professor, NYU School of Law