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It was our sincere pleasure to welcome back over 500 alumni and friends to Harvard Law School on October 28-30, 2022, to celebrate Fall Reunion. It was a wonderful weekend of celebration, reconnection, and conversation. Below we captured some of the weekend’s most joyous moments to share with you – please enjoy!

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Program of Activities

Friday, October 28

  • 8:00am – 11:45am: Class Visitations
  • 12:00-1:45 pm: Reunion Luncheon | HLS Campus
    • Welcome:
      • Steven Oliveira, Associate Dean and Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
    • HLSA Award Presentation:
      • John F. Manning ’85, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
      • Christopher L. Mann ’89, Past President, Harvard Law School Association and Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP
      • Hon. Yvonne E. Campos ’88, Vice President at Large, Harvard Law School Association and Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
    • HLSA Award Recipients:
      • Robert J. Katz ’72, Senior Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
      • Hon. Cornelia T.L. Pillard ’87, Judge, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
    • Keynote:
      • Congressman Jamie Raskin ’87, Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives
  • 2:00-3:30 pm: Concurrent Sessions | HLS Campus
    • The Russia-Ukraine War – International Law Perspectives Speakers: Naz Modirzadeh ’02, Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School
      • Gabriella Blum LL.M. ’01, S.J.D. ’03, Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, Harvard Law School
    • The Law of Democracy at Harvard Speakers: ModeratorLarry Schwartztol, Professor of Practice and Faculty Director, Democracy and the Rule of Law Clinic, Harvard Law School
      • Guy-Uriel Charles, Charles J. Ogletree Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
      • Ruth Greenwood, Director of the Election Law Clinic and Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
      • Nick Stephanopoulos, Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • US Ambassadors “Off the Record”: The Role, Their Experiences & Observations of Current World Affairs  Speakers: ModeratorBarry B. White ’67 Former US Ambassador to Norway (2009-2013) and Partner (Ret.), Foley Hoag LLP
      • Stuart E. Eizenstat ’67 Former US Ambassador to the European Union (1993-1996) and Senior Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP
      • Philip Lader ’71 Former US Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s (1997-2001), Chairman, WPP plc (2001-2016) and Senior Adviser, Morgan Stanley
      • John D. Ong ’57 Former US Ambassador to Norway (2002-2005) and Chairman Emeritus, The B.F.Goodrich Company
  • 3:30-5:00pm: Optional Area Tours
    • Harvard Art Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History and HLS Library in Langdell Hall
  • 3:45-5:00pm: Individual Class Social Hour | HLS Campus
  • 5:30-6:30 pm: Class of 1970, 1971, and 1972 50th Reunion Champagne Toast | HLS Campus
  • 5:30-10:00pm: Welcome Back Reception/Dinner | HLS Campus

Saturday, October 29

  • 8:00-9:30am: Breakfast and Class Symposia | HLS Campus
    • Class of 1957: A Reflection on Our Journey Since Harvard Law School
      • Facilitator:George S. Abrams ’57, Retired Senior Partner, Winer and Abrams
    • Class of 1962: Can we control disinformation without seriously impinging on free speech?  If we can, how do you decide what is disinformation and who decides it? Facilitator: Daniel L. Bernstein ’62, Partner, Russin Vecchi, Berg & Bernstein, LLP
    • Class of 1967: Democracy in the Balance?: The Supreme Court and the Degradation of Democracy Speaker: Michael J. Klarman, Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History, Harvard Law School
    • Class of 1970: How the Turbulent ’60s Shaped Us We attended HLS during a disruptive period brought about by events such as the war in Vietnam, political assassinations, partisan politics and changes in race relations and the rights and role of women. How did these events and changes shape the paths we individually have taken, and what did we learn from them to help us now?
      • Discussion Facilitators and Topics: Vietnam War Jeff Stern ’73 (originally Class of 1970), Mediator and Arbitrator, The Mediation Group and Former Partner, Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C
      • Richard Hoffman ’70, Staff Counsel for Criminal Injuries Compensation, Maryland Crime Victims’ Resource Center, Executive Director, National Prison Rape Elimination Commission and Clerk of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals
      • Race Relations Jim Bierman ’70, Retired Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
      • Jim Bowers ’70, Retired Senior Counsel, Day Pitney LLP
      • Rights and Role of Women: Jean Reid ’70, General Counsel, Sanders Capital, LLC
      • Virginia Coleman ’70, Retired Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
    • Class of 1971: Looking Forward and Looking Back
    • Class of 1972: 50 Years Later – Where Are We Now?
    • Class of 1977: Observations on a Very Complicated World Panelists: William P. Alford ’77, Jerome A. and Joan L. Cohen Professor of Law, Director, East Asian Legal Studies Program and Chair, Harvard Law School Project on Disability, Harvard Law School
      • Arthur S. Leonard ’77, Robert F. Wagner Professor of Labor and Employment Law, Emeritus, New York Law School
      • Kate Stith-Cabranes ’77, Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law, Yale Law School
    • Class of 1982: Your Life and Welcome to It We are at the cusp of retirement, with some classmates already having crossed that threshold. Join us for an opportunity to reflect on our careers, journeys, and lives well lived.
      • Facilitator: Howell E. Jackson ’82, James S. Reid, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
    • Class of 1987: Many Paths to Personal and Career Success Join your fellow 1987 classmates for a conversation reflecting on the past 35 years and all the challenges, successes, and plans for the future to come.
      • Speakers: Laura S. Franco ’87, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, Bumble
      • Marcel Kahan ’87, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
      • Mark E. Plotkin ’87, Partner, Covington & Burling
      • Marcia Stairman Wagner ’87, President/Founder, Wagner Law Group
  • 10:00-11:00am: Conversation with the Dean
    • Speaker: John F. Manning ’85, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • 11:00am-12:00pm: Climate Change at a Crossroads
    • Speaker: Jody Freeman LL.M. ’91, S.J.D. ’95, Archibald Cox Professor of Law and Director of the Environmental and Energy Law Program, Harvard Law School
  • 12:00-1:15pm: Reunion Lunch | The Science Center Plaza Tent
    • The Science Center Plaza Tent, One Oxford Street
  • 12:00-5:00pm: Optional Area Tours
    • Harvard Art Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History and HLS Library in Langdell Hall
  • 1:30-3:00pm: Class Photos | HLS Campus
  • 2:00-5:00pm: HLS Library Open House | Langdell Hall
    • Reunion alumni and their guests are welcome to visit the HLS Library located in Langdell Hall for a special Open House. The Library’s Historical and Special Collections department will have a pop-up exhibit available in the Root Room with staff available to answer questions. The Root Room is the reading room for HLS Library archival and rare materials. In addition, librarians will be available in the Caspersen Room to talk about some of the special objects displayed there and to answer questions.
  • 3:15-4:45 pm: Concurrent Sessions | HLS Campus
    • Executive Branch Accountability
      • Speakers: Jack Landman Goldsmith, Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard University
      • Michael E. Horowitz ’87, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice
    • HLS Executive Education Presents “How to Lead in Times of Uncertainty
      • SpeakerScott Westfahl ’88, Professor of Practice and Director, Executive Education, Harvard Law School
  • 3:15-4:45 pm: 50th Reunion Session | HLS Campus
    • A Conversation with Professor Laurence H. Tribe ’66
      • 50th Reunion discussion for classes of 1970, 1971 & 1972
      • Speaker: Laurence H. Tribe ’66, Carl M. Loeb University Professor Emeritus, Harvard University and Professor of Constitutional Law Emeritus, Harvard Law School
      • Special Guest: Congressman Jamie Raskin ’87, Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives
      • Professor Tribe will be joining via Zoom and Congressman Raskin will be in-person for a discussion with the classes celebrating their 50th Reunion.
  • 6:00-10:00pm: Class Specific Receptions and Dinners
    • Classes 1957, 1970, 1971, 1972 & 1977 The Charles Hotel, One Bennett St, Cambridge, MA
    • Classes 1962, 1967, 1982 & 1987 Harvard Law School Campus, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Sunday, October 30

  • 9:15-10:00am: Celebration of Life | The Charles Hotel
    • The Charles Hotel, One Bennett St, Cambridge, MA
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Brunch | The Charles Hotel
    • The Charles Hotel, One Bennett St, Cambridge, MA