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Attorney Emeritus Program Council Members

Ex Officio
  • Hon. Fern A. Fisher, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for New York City Courts/Director, Access to Justice Programs, New York State Unified Court System
  • Charlotte E. Davidson, Esq., Counsel to the Chief Judge, New York State Unified Court System

Co-Chairs

  • John D. Feerick, Founder and Senior Counsel; Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School
  • Fern Schair, Advisory Board Chair; Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School

Council Members

  • Robert Abrams, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
  • Kathy Hirata Chin, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Catherine Christian, Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York County District Attorney's Office
  • Natalie Gomez-Velez, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, CUNY Law School
  • Stephen W. Greiner, Counsel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
  • Adrienne L. Holder, Attorney-in-Charge, Civil Division,
  • Elizabeth B. Hubbard, Former Executive Director, Fund for Modern Courts
  • James L. Magavern, Counsel, Magavern Magavern Grimm
  • Christopher B. O'Malley, Executive Director, The IOLA Fund of the State of New York
  • Bettina B. Plevan, Proskauer Rose LLP
  • M. Catherine Richardson, Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
  • Alan Rothstein, General Counsel, New York City Bar Association
  • David Rudenstine, Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • William T. Russell Jr., Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
  • Patricia E. Salkin, Dean and Professor of Law, Touro Law Center
  • Catherine Samuels, Former Director, Access to Justice Program, Open Society Institute 
  • Cynthia Schrock Seeley, Past President, Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
  • Robert C. Sheehan, Pro Bono Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Kenneth G. Standard, General Counsel, Epstein Becker & Green P.C.
  • Jane R. Stern, Former Program Director, New York Community Trust
  • Madeline C. Stoller, Former Chair, Public Service Network, New York City Bar Association
  • Justin L. Vigdor, Senior Counsel, Boylan Brown