Hofstra Law Report, Spring 2013
HOFSTRA LAW REPORT, Hofstra Law’s magazine, is published once a year by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
News Selected Recent Guest Speakers, 2012-2013 DISTINGUISHED LECTURES Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal Marks 30th Anniversary Howard and Iris Kaplan Memorial Lecture Hon. Denny Chin, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Philip J. Shapiro Endowed International Visiting Scholar Lecture Thomas R. Graham, Member, World Trade Organization Appellate Body European-American Consortium for Legal Education Visiting Scholar Lecture Hon. Luc Lavrysen, Professor of Law, Ghent University, and Judge, Constitutional Court of Belgium Distinguished Visiting Scholar-in-Residence Lecture Roberta Romano, Sterling Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, Yale Law School Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professorship Lecture in Family Law Carol Sanger, Barbara Aronstein Black Professor of Law, Columbia Law School CURRENT AND FORMER MEMBERS Relations of the Hofstra Labor & Employment work that he and his colleagues on Law Journal celebrated the 30th anni- the NLRB have been engaged in since versary of the journal’s founding on he joined the board in 2010, includ- February 7. The event, held at Dechert ing recent cases involving employers’ LLP, was hosted by Andrew L. social media policies and whether they Oringer ’84, partner and co-chair tend to chill employees’ rights under of Dechert’s ERISA and Executive the National Labor Relations Act. Compensation Board, addressed the so David B. Feldman ’82, partner at many people who are interested in Moses & Singer LLP and the journal’s Risco Mention-Lewis ’93, Deputy Police Commissioner, Suffolk County labor and employment law — former founding editor-in-chief, spoke about editors-in-chief and current journal the late Dean Eric J. Schmertz, prais- members — together in one place ing his tireless work to turn the Hofstra Richard A. Small ’80, Vice President, Enterprise-wide Anti-Money Laundering, AntiCorruption and Sanctions Risk Management, American Express really shows how much the journal has Labor & Employment Law Journal into accomplished over the last 30 years,” a reality. (On March 24, 2011, Schmertz said Joshua Seidman, the journal’s vol- was presented posthumously with the ume 30 symposium editor. journal’s Samuel M. Kaynard Award for BREAKFASTS WITH THE DEAN Steven C. Witkoff ’83, Chairman and CEO, The Witkoff Group Group. “Seeing Honored guest Mark Gaston Pearce, chairman Hofstra Law Report • SPRING 2013 of the 6 National Labor Excellence by Feldman.) H