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It was our sincere pleasure to welcome back over 350 alumni and friends to Harvard Law School on October 27-29, 2023, 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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Red Book (Class Report)

Click on one of the links below to access your Class Report page with class remembrances, an in memoriam section, and a password protected pdf of your class records. Please note: Passwords are case-sensitive. Also, this PDF is designed for reading only and cannot be printed.

For access to your Class Report Pages, please ensure you have your HarvardKey information readily available. Your HarvardKey was a prerequisite for submitting your entry.

Class Report Pages

Claiming Your HarvardKey

If you need to claim your HarvardKey, visit https://key.harvard.edu/ and follow the instructions listed under “Claim Your HarvardKey”. Please note, you will need your HAA ID. If you have questions, please contact 617-495-5631 or HLS Alumni Records at alumrec@law.harvard.edu.


A note for Safari users:
It’s come to our attention that some alumni are having difficulty opening these password-protected files when using the Safari web browser. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Our IT experts recommend these steps:

  • Click on the appropriate link above.
  • When the document opens, you may see just a grey screen. If this happens, using the Safari toolbar, choose File, then Save As, and save the Class Report file to your computer.
  • Open the saved file. You should then see the password window and be able to enter the password for your class. Since the pdf is password-protected, you will need to re-enter the password each time you open the file.

Program of Activities

Friday, October 27

  • 7:30 am 8:00 pm: Reunion Registration Area & Welcome Center/Refreshments, HLS Campus
  • 8:00 – 11:45 am: Class Visitations, HLS Campus
    • Copyright
    • Legislation and Regulation 4
    • Legislation and Regulation 2
    • Legislation and Regulation 7
    • Torts 5
    • Jews, Christians, and Law at the Beginning
  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Harvard Law School Library Open House
    • The Caspersen Room, special exhibit on display: Challenging Our Right to Read: Exploring the Legal Framework of Censorship.
    • The Root Room, special pop-up exhibit 1:00 – 3:00 pm: featuring a “Sheriff’s Magna Carta” from 1298, a deposition given by controversial lawman Wyatt Earp, materials celebrating the 70th anniversary of HLS’s first class of women, and more.
  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Optional Self-Guided Experiences
    • Harvard Law School Campus
    • Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street (opens at 10:00 am)
    • Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    • Harvard Defenders Open House, 1607 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd floor
      • Founded in 1949, Harvard Defenders is one of the largest and oldest student-practice organizations at Harvard Law School. Each year approximately 85 Harvard Law students volunteer to provide pro-bono representation to low-income defendants in criminal show-cause hearings and assist callers with other legal issues through our extensive referral network.
  • 10:00 – 11:00 am: Gift and Estate Tax Planning: Current Landscape and Future Changes, HLS Campus
    • Panelists:
      • Cameron T. Casey ’03, Partner, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
      • Anne Katsas ’99, Vice President and Trust Counsel, Fiduciary Trust Company
      • Matthew R. Hillery ’04, Director, Goulston & Storrs PC
  • 12:00 – 1:45 pm: Reunion Luncheon, HLS Campus
    • HLSA Awardee: H. Rodgin Cohen ’68
    • Keynote Presentation: Guy-Uriel Charles, Charles J. Ogletree Jr. Professor of Law, and Faculty Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice
  • 2:00 – 3:30 pm: Concurrent Sessions, HLS Campus
    • The Past, Present, and Future of LGBTQ+ Rights
      • Moderator: Alexander Chen ’15, Founding Director, LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic and Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School
      • Panelists:
        • Tyeesha Dixon ’12, Clinical Instructor, LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, Harvard Law School
        • Sean McDonough ’23, Staff Attorney, Northeast Legal Aid
        • Alie Yu ’24, Student Attorney, LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, Harvard Law School
        • Nate Siler ’24, Student Attorney, LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, Harvard Law School
    • Celebrating 100 Years of Harvard Law School’s LL.M. Program
      • Moderator: 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
      • Panelists:
        • Catherine Peshkin, Assistant Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies, Harvard Law School
        • Haoyu Rao ’24, LL.M. Student, Harvard Law School
        • Matthew Sonn ’24, LL.M. Student, Harvard Law School
        • Alexi Polden ’24, LL.M. Student, Harvard Law School
        • Agnes Sitorus ’24, LL.M. Student, Harvard Law School
    • Banking Crises of 2023 and 2008: Causes, Consequences and Responses*
      • H. Rodgin Cohen ’68, Senior Chair, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
      • *2:00 – 2:45 pm
  • 3:45 – 4:45 pm: Coffee, Conversation, and Classmates, HLS Campus
  • 5:00 – 10:00 pm: 50th Reunion Champagne Toast and Reception: Class of 1973, HLS Campus
    • Members of the Class of 1973 are cordially invited to a special champagne toast and reception to celebrate this milestone year. Reconnect over food (heavy hors d’oeuvres, chef stations, desserts and more), beverages, and music.
  • 5:00 – 10:00 pm: Welcome Back Alumni Evening Celebration Reception, HLS Campus
    • Join all Reunion alumni from the Classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1978, 1983 and 1988 for an opportunity to reconnect over food (heavy hors d’oeuvres, chef stations, desserts and more), beverages, and music.

Saturday, October 28

  • 7:30 am – 8:00 pm: Reunion Registration Area & Welcome Center/Refreshments, HLS Campus
    • Please note that at 4:00 pm, registration for the Classes of 1963, 1968, 1973 and 1988 will move to The Charles Hotel.
  • 8:00 – 9:00 am: Continental Breakfast, HLS Campus
  • 9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Harvard Law School Library Open House, HLS Campus
    • The Caspersen Room, special exhibit on display: Challenging Our Right to Read: Exploring the Legal Framework of Censorship.
    • The Root Room, special pop-up exhibit 1:00 – 3:00 pm: featuring a “Sheriff’s Magna Carta” from 1298, a deposition given by controversial lawman Wyatt Earp, materials celebrating the 70th anniversary of HLS’s first class of women, and more.
  • 9:15 – 10:45 am: Concurrent Sessions, HLS Campus
    • HLS Executive Education Presents: “How to Lead in Times of Uncertainty”
      • Scott Westfahl ’88, Professor of Practice and Director, Executive Education, Harvard Law School
    • Difficult Conversations: In Legal Practice, in Leadership, and in Life (especially the “Life” part)
      • Sheila Heen ’93, Thaddeus R. Beal Professor of Practice, and Deputy Director, Harvard Negotiation Project, Harvard Law School, Co-author of Difficult Conversations and Thanks for the Feedback, and Founder, Triad Consulting
    • Rethinking Racial Equality for the 21st Century: The Houston Institute and the Legacy of Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.
      • Guy-Uriel Charles, Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. Professor of Law, Harvard Law School and Faculty Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice
    • The Young and the Influential: How State Law Reform is Addressing Youth Digital Privacy, Labor, and Other Rights
      • Leah A. Plunkett ’06, Meyer Research Lecturer on Law, Associate Dean of Learning Experience and Innovation and Executive Director of Harvard Law School Online, Harvard Law School and Faculty Associate, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm: A Conversation with Dean John F. Manning ’85, HLS Campus
  • 12:15 – 1:30 pm: Reunion Luncheon, HLS Campus
  • 1:30 – 3:00 pm: Social Break featuring Fall Inspired Food Trucks, HLS Campus
    • Zinneken’s Waffles
    • Uncle Joey’s Cannoli
    • Espresso Dave
  • 1:45 – 3:00 pm: Class Photos, HLS Campus
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  • 2:00 – 5:00 pm: Optional Self-Guided Tours
    • Harvard Law School Campus
    • Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
    • Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
  • 3:00 – 5:00 pm: Class Symposia, HLS Campus
  • 6:00 – 10:00 pm: Class-Specific Cocktail Reception & Dinner, HLS Campus and The Charles Hotel
    • 6:00 – 7:00 pm: Cocktail Reception
    • 7:00 – 10:00 pm: Dinner
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Sunday, October 29

  • 9:00 – 11:30 am: Celebration of Life and Brunch, The Charles Hotel