Randall Rothschild '97 Talks Real Estate, Law and Business

Dean Melanie Leslie interviewed Randall Rothschild ’97 on April 9 as part of the Pathways speaker series. Rothschild discussed how Cardozo prepared him for a career in the real estate industry. His roles have evolved from law to business and finance, and he offered tips for how to maintain a good work-life balance.

Randi Weingarten ’83, a Crusader in the Fight for Worker’s Rights and President of the 1.7 million member American Federation of Teachers, Talks of Her Passion for Public Service

Dean Melanie Leslie interviewed Randi Weingarten ’83, President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), in front of an audience of students, faculty and staff on March 20.

“Having a law degree is an opportunity that opens a bunch of doors,” said Weingarten.

Cardozo Women on the Rise in Real Estate

Three alumna real estate attorneys offered a penthouse view of their field: from high-end Las Vegas deals to navigating a male-dominated practice. Dean Melanie Leslie moderated the March 18 panel, which was co-sponsored by the Center for Real Estate Law & Policy and the Cardozo Real Estate Association.

Risa C. Letowsky '02, Partner at Duval & Stachenfeld LLP, developed her passion for real estate by watching her father work on construction sites. She said she turned down offers in other areas of law until she got her top choice of real estate.

Michael Wildes '89 Sworn in as New Mayor of Englewood

Michael Wildes '89 was officially sworn in on January 14 as the new Mayor of the City of Englewood. 

Michael Wildes is a Managing Partner with the immigration law firm of Wildes and Weinberg PC in New York City, Miami and New Jersey. He serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center, and several international/corporate law firms. He was also an adjunct professor at Cardozo from 2011-2013.

Wildes begins a three year term as Mayor. He previously served Englewood as its mayor from 2004-2010.

Parvin Aminolroaya ’08 Elected Partner at Seeger Weiss; Becomes Seeger Weiss’s Fifth Current Cardozo Alum to Make Partner

Parvin K. Aminolroaya ’08 has been promoted to Partner at Seeger Weiss LLP. Ms. Aminolroaya has been an attorney at Seeger Weiss for a decade, working on class action and other major federal complex litigations.

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Stan O'Loughlin '07 Receives 2018 Lefkowitz Award from NY State Attorney General

Stan O'Loughlin '07, Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Bureau at the New York Attorney General's Office, received the 2018 Lefkowitz Award, which is is presented “in recognition of outstanding performance on behalf of the Office of the Attorney General and the People of the State of New York.” The award is named for Louis Lefkowitz, who served as New York's Attorney General from 1957 to 1979.  

Universal Music Group Executive Michael Seltzer '92 Executes Global Recording Agreement with Taylor Swift

Congratulations to Michael Seltzer '92. As Senior Vice President of Business Affairs at Universal Music Group he heads the Transactional Deal team and was the point person on one of the biggest music deals in recent memory, signing Taylor Swift to a global recording agreement.

Alumni/Student Mentoring Program Offers Benefits to Mentors and Mentees

21 mentors and mentees, all participants in Cardozo’s alumni/student mentoring program, came together for a networking event and panel on October 3, at the offices of Weil, Gotshal and Manges LLP.

Spearheaded by the Offices of Alumni Affairs and Career Services and co-chaired by Noel Williams ’87 and Eric Hochstadt ’03, the program allows current law school students to connect with Cardozo alums in the professional legal world.

Cardozo is Named to Billboard's List of Top Music Law Schools for 2018

The FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment law is proud to congratulate four Cardozo alumni on being named to Billboard Magazine's top music lawyers list for 2018.