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Jay Kogan ('86), VP, Business & Legal Affairs and Deputy General Counsel, DC Comics, meets with students following his presentation, "Characters and the Law"


Events & Speakers

At BU Law, you can attend programs and hear from experienced practitioners (see below), exposing you to a range of career options and practice settings, including pro bono, non-profit and government work, large and small firm practice, corporate and international practice, judicial clerkships and non-law opportunities, to name but a few.

A sampling of CDO-sponsored career and job search-related workshops, panels and programs:

  • Interview Skills Workshop
  • Online Job Search Tools Workshop
  • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
  • Clerkship Information Session
  • Stewart Hirsch "From Backpack to Briefcase" Presentation
  • Stewart Hirsch "How to Work a Room" Presentation
  • Small/Mid-Sized Firm Expo
  • Environmental Law in Practice
  • Applying for a Judicial Clerkship: Nuts and Bolts
  • Equal Justice Works Job Fair
  • Entertainment Law Brown Bag Lunch
  • Public Interest Brown Bag Lunch: Civil Rights
  • Boston Bar Association Panel
  • Women's Law Association Panel
  • Sports & Entertainment Law Panel
  • Banking and Financial Careers Panel
  • Tax Careers Panel
  • Public Interest Project "Get Interested" Panel
  • Successful On Campus Interviewing Strategies
  • Department of Justice Honors Program Presentation
  • Finding an International Public Interest Position
  • "I Know What You Did Last Summer:" Students discuss their summer jobs


A sampling of BU Law alumni who visited throughout the year to take part in lectures, panel discussions and advising sessions with students:

  • Peter Barlow, Kates & Barlow, PC
  • Abram Barth, FDA
  • Eric Becker, Starz Entertainment and Starz Media
  • Michael Berman, General Growth Properties, Inc.
  • Robert Bird, University of Connecticut, School of Business
  • Arinda Brooks, Landman Akashian, LLP
  • Brett Budzinski, WilmerHale
  • Tasnin Chowdhury, Framingham District Court, Middlesex District Attorney's Office
  • Rose Constance, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP
  • Thomas A. Cox, DC Comics
  • Sherley Cruz, Greater Boston Legal Services
  • Mitul Desai, South and Central Asia Bureau - U.S. State Department
  • Robyn Drucker, Cohen and Wolf, P.C.
  • Alan Einhorn, Foley & Lardner, LLP
  • Marion Fremont-Smith, Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Tammie Garner, Nutter McClennen & Fish, LLP
  • Victor Garo, Law Offices of Victor J. Garo
  • Andy Goldberg, MA Office of the Attorney General
  • Jonathan Halpern, Bracewell & Giuliani
  • Alexandra Harvey, Adler Cohen
  • Pamela Harvey, MA Department of Environmental Protection
  • Pam Hill, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Samuel Hoar Jr., Dinse Knapp McAndrew
  • Andrew Kadets, Fletcher, Tilton & Whipple, PC
  • Stuart Katz, Cohen and Wolf, P.C.
  • Jay Kogan, Publishing and Intellectual Property, DC Comics, A Warner Bros. Entertainment Company
  • James Kossuth, Todd & Weld, LLP
  • Linda Lager, Chief Administrative Judge, CT Civil Division
  • Jessica Lecroy, Bennett Jones
  • Michael Leshin, Ginsburg & Leshin, LLP
  • Jessica Lisak, WilmerHale
  • Melissa Lopes, Office of the President and Provost at Harvard University
  • Peter May, American University of Beirut
  • Carla Moynihan, Robinson & Cole, LLP
  • Ramona Nee, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP
  • Max Perlman, Hirsch Roberts Weinstein, LLP
  • Kevin Prussia, WilmerHale
  • Sue Reid, Conservation Law Foundation
  • Avi Robinson, Mass Supreme Judicial Court
  • Jennifer Serafyn, Civil Division, U.S. Attorney's Office
  • Wendell Taylor, WilmerHale
  • Eric Tennen, Swomley & Tennen, LLP
  • Alexandra (Sasha) Thaler, Bello Black & Welsh, LLP
  • Nur Ul-Haq, Federal Trade Commission - Northeast Region
  • Colin Van Dyke, Mintz Levin PC