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Fern Schair serves as the chair of the Center’s advisory board.  The advisory board helps guide program development at the Center.  Advisory board members include the following individuals:
  • Honorable Denny Chin – United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

  • Kevin J. Curnin, Esq. – Partner and Director of Public Service Project, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

  • James F. Gill, Esq. – Partner, Bryan Cave LLP

  • Bruce A. Green (Ex Officio) – Louis Stein Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law; Director, Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics, Fordham University School of Law

  • Peggy A. Healy, Esq. – Senior Vice President, Covenant House

  • Constantine N. Katsoris, Wilkinson Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

  • Mary Ellen Kris, Esq. – Consultant, United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries

  • Daniel Kronenfeld – Senior Fellow, Fund for the City of New York; former Director, Henry Street Settlement

  • Peter J. Madonia – Chief Operating Officer, The Rockefeller Foundation

  • Maura Kathleen Monaghan – Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

  • Jacqueline Nolan-Haley (Ex Officio) – Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law; Director, Fordham ADR & Conflict Resolution Program

  • Rev. Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J. – President Emeritus, Fordham University

  • Ana L. Oliveira – President & CEO, The New York Women’s Foundation

  • Carlos G. Ortiz, Esq. – General Counsel, Goya Foods, Inc.

  • Marissa M. Peterson, Esq. – former General Counsel, American Arbitration Association; Adjunct Professor, Fordham University School of Law

  • Timothy G. Reynolds – Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

  • Robert C. Sheehan, Esq. - Pro Bono Partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

  • Herbert Sturz – Trustee, The Open Society Institute; Founding Chairman, The After-School Corp.

  • Honorable George Bundy Smith –Arbitrator, Mediator and Special Master for Disputes, Neutrals Panel, JAMS; former Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

  • Irene Sullivan - Retired Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP 

  • A. William Urquhart – Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

  • Georgene Vairo – Professor of Law and William M. Raines Fellow, Loyola Law School; former Associate Dean, Fordham University School of Law