Lawyers Network

The Brandeis Lawyers Network is a social, business, educational and professional group for undergraduate and graduate alumni with a legal background. The Brandeis Lawyers Network encompasses and supports the efforts of regional groups in Boston, Chicago, DC and New York City. Take advantage of networking with fellow Brandeisians who share a common educational experience and an active interest in law; share best practices; provide business referrals through the Brandeis lawyers’ directory; reconnect with former classmates; and mentor and provide career advice to fellow alumni and current students interested in law. Alumni working in any legal field are encouraged to join. Please join our Lawyers Group on LinkedIn and bookmark this page!

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Alumni in the News

Meyer Koplow '72, P'02, P'05, new chair of Brandeis Board of Trustees

Dedicated alumnus formerly served as executive partner at the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

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Alumni Weekend

Inaugural Alumni Weekend coming in June

All alumni invited to return to campus for three-day gala to reconnect with fellow grads from every class, make new friends, visit with favorite professors and relive special memories.

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Alumni Profile

Busy time for alumnus as head lawyer of ACLU in Massachusetts

Matt Segal '99 faces several new challenges, including the travel ban.

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Campus News

Commencement speaker reminds graduates to stand up for justice

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella delivers powerful address to members of the Class of 2017.

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Past Event Wrap-Ups

Upcoming Events

  • Faculty in the Field with Professor Dan Breen

    January 7, 2018

    More than 40 alumni, parents, students and friends attended the Alumni Club of South Florida's annual Faculty in the Field event, which was hosted by Samara '95 and Peter Bober at their home in Hollywood.... Legal studies Professor Dan Breen spoke about the history and legal implications of zoning codes and how they affect property owners and communities. Afterwards, attendees had the opportunity to share their own insights during an open discussion. Hollywood's Mayor, Josh Levy, and City Commissioner, Dick Blattner, were in attendance and participated in the discussion, along with immediate past Mayor and event co-host Peter Bober.

  • A Lawyer's Guide to Networking -- Unto Its Innermost Parts

    September 8, 2017

    About 20 alumni attended a networking workshop, led by Susan Sneider '73, designed for lawyers.... She is the author of the American Bar Association's “The Lawyers Guide to Networking." Chad Kurtz '05, president of the Alumni Club of Washington, D.C., hosted the event at his law firm, Cozen O'Connor. The event was co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center. Thanks,

  • An Evening with the 'Real' Brandeis Judges

    November 9, 2016

    More than 50 alumni and friends gathered at the Penn Club of New York for a panel discussion with four New York area judges.... Judges Melissa Crane '86, Michael Katz '89, Naomi Buchwald '65 and Fred Kessler ’75, P’10, engaged in a wide-ranging discussion about topics as diverse as what infuriates (and encourages!) them about the litigators who appear in their courts to how they became judges. The panel was moderated by Lawyers Network chair David Shapiro '85.

  • Lawyers Network: Build Your Network to Build Your Business

    November 5, 2015

    More than 70 alumni lawyers attended a cocktail reception and networking night at the Penn Club in New York.... The highlight of the event was a panel discussion featuring alumni general counsel and business owners sharing their views on how attorneys can leverage alumni connections for business development purposes. David Shapiro ’85 chaired the event with Lawyers Network Chair Brett Ward ’97. Photos by Tom Donley.