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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


Hofstra Law Report, Spring 2013