NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 24th,at its Annual Meeting, the Board of Trustees of the Practising Law Institute (PLI) elected the following:
Appointments for three-year terms were received by Ellen M. Cosgrove, Associate Dean and Dean of Students at Harvard Law School; William P. Frank of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Edward F. Greene of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP; Mei Lin Kwan-Gett of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; Carmen Lawrence of King & Spalding; Lance Liebman, the William S. Beinecke Professor of Law at Columbia Law School; Angela M. Mazzarelli, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, First Department; Sidney H. Stein, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York; and Gregory C. Swinehart, a National Service Area Leader, Analytics, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP.
The Trustees elected long-time Trustees Kathryn Wriston and David Balabanian to become Trustees Emeriti. Also elected were Troy McKenzie, Professor at New York University Law School, to take Ms. Wriston's place for a two-year term; and Adrian Dollard, a graduate of Duke University School of Law and the founder of San Francisco investment bank Qatalyst, to replace Balabanian for a two-year term.
The Trustees also re-elected the Board's current Officers for another year, including William P. Frank, Chair of the Board and Samuel W. Seymour, Chair of the Executive Committee; along with PLI employees Victor J. Rubino, President; Sandra R. Geller, Executive Vice President; Anita C. Shapiro, Executive Vice President; Frank DeVivo, Treasurer and CFO; William C. Cubberley, Vice President; and Eileen C. Shapiro, Secretary.
About Practising Law Institute (PLI) – www.pli.edu Practising Law Institute (PLI) is the most prestigious nonprofit continuing legal education organization dedicated to providing the legal community with the most up-to-date information available. Founded in 1933, PLI's continuing mission is to enhance the professionalism of attorneys and other qualified persons by providing the highest quality and most innovative programs. PLI also offers One-Hour Audio Briefings, Online CLE, Publications and other services to enable attorneys to practice law competently and ethically, and to fulfill pro bono responsibilities. PLI offers more than 400 programs annually in locations across the U.S., and in London, Hong Kong, and Latin America, as well as Live Webcasts, interactive multimedia, Course Handbooks and annually supplemented Treatises, and the Discover PLUS eBook library. In addition, PLI annually awards over 40,000 scholarships to our programs. Its more than 4,000 speakers include the most prominent lawyers, judges, investment bankers, corporate counsel, and U.S. and international regulators. Learn more about PLI at www.pli.edu.