The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s alumni community consists of more than 10,600 members in 49 states and 27 countries around the world. More than 65 alumni are judges nationwide, and countless more practice law, lead organizations and communities, and put their law degrees to work in other ways. What’s more, alumni are involved in the Hofstra Law community and regularly mentor students, whether through formal externships or informal relationships, to provide valuable career and personal guidance.
Selected Distinguished Hofstra Law Alumni
Steve W. Ackerman ’83 Vice President and Counsel The Walt Disney Company
Christopher Antone ’81 Managing Partner, Labor Department Jackson Lewis LLP, Dallas Office
Susan F. Axelrod ’89 Executive Vice President, Regulatory Operations Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA)
Maryanne Trump Barry ’74 Judge U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Ross J. Born ’78 Co-CEO Just Born, Inc.
Kimberly R. Cline ’87 President Long Island University
Neil Cole ’82 Chairman, President and CEO Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
Marissa Coyne ’00 General Counsel Prada USA Corp.
Gordon Crane ’78 President and CEO Apple & Eve, LLC
George Davis ’90 Partner and Co-Chair, Global Restructuring Practice O’Melveny & Myers, LLP
Maurice A. Deane ’81 President Bama Equities, Inc.
Susan Epstein-Merritt ’79 Managing Director Robin Hood Foundation
John J. Farley III ’73 Retired Judge U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Carlos A. García-Pérez ’88 Director Office of Cuba Broadcasting
Joanne Goldstein ’74 Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development State of Massachusetts
Marc L. Hamroff ’83 Managing Partner Moritt Hock & Hamroff LLP
Fred D. Heather ’77 Partner Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP
Neal Hendel ’76 Justice Israeli Supreme Court
Ivan Kaufman ’85 Chairman, President and CEO Arbor Realty Trust, Inc.
Spencer D. Klein ’89 Partner and Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions Morrison & Foerster LLP
Katherine N. Lapp ’81 Executive Vice President Harvard University
Catherine Leahy Scott ’85 New York State Inspector General
Randy L. Levine ’80 President New York Yankees Senior Counsel Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Judith A. Livingston ’79 Senior Partner Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore