NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the April 19th Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Practising Law Institute (PLI), the following individuals were elected:
Samuel W. Seymour was elected Chair of the Practising Law Institute Board, and Hon. Angela M. Mazzarelli was elected Chair of the Executive Committee.
In recognition of sustained and outstanding service, William P. Frank was elected Chair Emeritus by the Trustees. In addition, long-time Trustees Edward F. Greene and Lance Liebman were elected as Trustees Emeriti.
The following PLI staff members were reelected: Anita C. Shapiro, President; Sandra R. Geller, Executive Vice President; Frank DeVivo, Treasurer; Laura R. Shields, Vice President; Ellen Siegel, Vice President; Joan Sternberg, Vice President; and Samantha Goldsberry, Secretary.
The following Trustees were reelected for three-year terms: Ellen M. Cosgrove, Associate Dean, Yale Law School; Mei Lin Kwan-Gett, Citigroup; Carmen J. Lawrence, King & Spalding; Hon. Angela M. Mazzarelli, Associate Justice, Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, First Department; Tiffany Moller, Co-Founder, Pallas Global Group, LLC; and Gregory C. Swinehart, Partner, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP.
About Practising Law Institute – www.pli.edu
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. The organization provides the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in a variety of formats, which are 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 and Answer Books, also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI's mission is a commitment to the pro bono community, with over 78,000 program scholarships awarded in 2016.
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