Welcome to the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law New Jersey Alumni Web page!

We serve alumni, parents, and friends of the Law School in and around New Jersey. If you would like to become involved with the New Jersey Alumni Club, please contact committee Co-Chairs Seth Goodman Park and Kenneth L. Baum. The club strives to address issues facing NJ alumni, spotlight individual areas of practice, and strengthen Cardozo’s regional alumni network.

Get Involved!
To learn more about Cardozo’s New Jersey Alumni Club, get involved with the committee, or suggest an idea for an event, please contact Erin Handler, Associate Director of Alumni Affairs, at ehandler@yu.edu or 212.790.0378.

New Jersey Alumni Club Committee:

Kenneth L. Baum ’92, Co-Chair
Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.

Seth Goodman Park Co-Chair
Siegal & Park

Alyse Aruch ’06
McCarter & English, LLP

Michael Brown ’91
Sole Practitioner
Michael J. Brown Law Office

Portia Downing ’03
Assistant Prosecutor
Essex County Prosecutor

Jason R. Finkelstein ’09
Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A

Orlee Goldfeld ’99
Of Counsel
Hollyer Brady, LLP

Megan B. Kilzy ’10, LL.M.
Assistant Prosecutor
Hudson County

Brooke Lichtenstein ’11
Reiseman Rosenberg Jacobs & Heller, P.C.

Barry Marenberg ’93
Chief Intellectual Property Strategist
BJM BioPat Solutions

Michael A. McGarry, Jr. ’11
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass

Suzanne Pronesti Sherman ’98
Law Office of Abe Rappaport

Elior Shiloh ’07
Gordon & Reese LLP

Past Events

New Jersey Club Reception
May 13, 2014

Speaker Professor Rebekkah Diller.

Working in New Jersey: A Panel and Networking
October 8, 2013

Ari S. Davis ’07, Diana K. Gerstel ’07 and Aaron Y. Strauss ’02 discussed the realities of working in New Jersey in a panel discussion moderated by Portia Downing ’03

Northern New Jersey Reception
May 10, 2012

Dean Matthew Diller was the guest speaker at this event in Bergen County. Kenneth Baum ’92, Partner, hosted the reception at Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A.

Southern New Jersey Reception
March 14, 2012

Professor Marci A. Hamilton, Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law, discussed “How the Penn State Case has Quickened the Pace of Legal Reform.” Malte Pendergast-Fischer ’04, Financial Advisor, hosted the reception at Emerald Financial Resources.

Central New Jersey Reception
February 16, 2012

Assistant Professor Deborah Pearlstein discussed “Law, Liberty and National Security” at a reception in the Board Room at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick. The event was hosted by the NJ Alumni Club’s Co-Chairs, Seth Goodman Park ’91 and Kenneth Baum ’92.