Board of Overseers Chair Ira Dizengoff '92, Named As One of Law360's 2018 Bankruptcy MVPs

Cardozo Board of Overseers Chair Ira Dizengoff '92, partner at Akin Gump, was named to the list of Law360's 2018 Bankruptcy MVPs due to his instrumental work on several restructuring deals this year.

Cardozo Welcomes New Chair of Board of Overseers: Ira Dizengoff ‘92

Cardozo’s Board of Overseers has a new leader heading into the 2018-19 school year. Ira Dizengoff ’92, is the new Board Chair, succeeding David Samson ’93, who served in the role from May 2014-May 2018. “Cardozo has had a period of tremendous growth and it is important we continue to build on that momentum,” said Dean Melanie Leslie. “Ira’s history with Cardozo and his renowned position in the legal world make him the ideal person to help the law school continue to rise as a leader in legal education.”

Cardozo Alumnus David Samson To Be Honored at Hanukkah Dinner

Cardozo alumnus David P. Samson '93, chair of Cardozo’s Board of Overseers, will be awarded an honorary degree at Yeshiva University’s 93rd Annual Hanukkah Dinner on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman will preside over his first Hanukkah Dinner as president of Yeshiva University. Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and New York Times columnist, will be the keynote speaker and will receive an honorary degree. YU Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Meir Goldwicht will receive the Presidential Medallion.

Dr. Ira Kukin, Cardozo Benefactor, Dies at 93

Dr. Ira Kukin, chief benefactor of Cardozo's Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution and a former Trustee and honorary member on the Cardozo Board of Overseers, died May 17 at age 93. The Kukin Program was established in 1990 through a generous gift from Dr. Ira Kukin and his wife, Doris.

David Samson '93, President of Miami Marlins, Elected as New Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers

Dean Matthew Diller announced today that David Samson ’93, President of the Miami Marlins, has been elected Chair of the Cardozo Board of Overseers.