April 18, 2019 – At the April 17th Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Practising Law Institute (PLI), the following individuals were elected:
Samuel W. Seymour was reelected Chair of the Practising Law Institute Board, and Hon. Angela M. Mazzarelli was elected Vice Chair of the Board.
The following Trustees were elected for three-year terms: Carol Anne Been, Dentons US LLP; Philip Bryce, Mayer Brown LLP; Devereux Chatillon, Chatillon Weiss PLLC; Adrian E. Dollard, Qatalyst Partners LP; Pierre M. Gentin, McKinsey & Company; Prof. Troy A. McKenzie, New York University School of Law; Frederick P. Schaffer, New York City Campaign Finance Board; and Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York.
The following PLI staff members were elected: Anita C. Shapiro, President; Alan G. Cohen, Chief Business Officer; Frank DeVivo, Treasurer; Craig A. Miller, Vice President; Kara L. O'Brien, Vice President; Christopher Rousseau, Chief Information Officer; Ellen Siegel, Vice President; David M. Smith, Vice President; Joan Sternberg, Vice President; and Samantha Goldsberry, Secretary.
Practising Law Institute is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and other professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise. PLI is chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, and was founded in 1933 by Harold P. Seligson. PLI provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats. This content is delivered by more than 4,000 volunteer faculty, including prominent lawyers, judges, investment bankers, accountants, corporate counsel, and U.S. and international government regulators. PLI publishes a comprehensive library of treatises, course handbooks, answer books and journals, also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI's mission is its commitment to the pro bono community – PLI's pro bono attendance this past year exceeded 110,000 individuals.