Alumni Association Board of Governors

The specific purposes of the corporation are to provide an organization for the alumni of UC Hastings Law and to provide a means of furthering the goals of Hastings, including the advancement of legal education and the provision of assistance to Hastings, its students, faculty, and alumni.

Executive Committee

  • President: Kelly M. Matayoshi ’12, Associate, Farella Braun + Martel
  • Secretary: Joy Chang ’05, Withers Bergman
  • Treasurer, President-Elect: Jerome Pandell ’08, Senior Associate, Pandell Law Firm
  • Co-Chair, Student Liaison Committee: Joy O. Siu ’15, Associate, Sheppart Mullen Richter & Hampton
  • Chair, Employment & Employer Relations: Ryan Takemoto ’02, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Global Litigation, Visa


Eduardo Alfonso Angeles ’90

City of Los Angeles

Barbi Appelquist ’04

Community Engagement Committee Co-Chair

Of Counsel, Cohen Gardner

Joseph Azam ’08

Senior Vice President, Legal & Group Chief Compliance Officer

Candace Bertoldi ’07

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Danielle Bogaards ’16

Ropes and Gray

Joseph H. Boyd ’05

The Boyd Company

Joy Chang ’05

Withers Bergman

Kimberly Culp ’05

Barbra Diallo ’06

Senior Counsel, CBRE

Elizabeth Delaney ’92

Federal Trade Comission

Matthew Disco ’94

Fundraising Committee

Rachel Ehrlich ’96

Hector Espinosa ’02

Partner, K&L Gates

Theodore Gizewski ’96


Carol Hamilton ’76

Commissioner, U. S. National Commission for UNESCO

The Honorable George Hernandez ’76

Craig Holden ’94

Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Andrew Houston ’07

Senior Legal Counsel, University of California

Richard Johns ’71

Owner, Law Offices of Richard S. E. Johns

Mohammad Keshavarzi ’02

Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Andrew King ’07

Emily Knox ’15

Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. Circuit

Christoffer Lee ’11

Attorney, Covington & Burling

Ryan Lewis ’15

Troutman Sanders

Joseph Marchini ’78

Shareholder, Baker Manock & Jensen

Leo P. Martinez ’78

Faculty, UC Hastings College of the Law

Kelly M. Matayoshi ’12

Nomination Committee

Associate, Farella Braun + Martel

Carla Miller ’95

Vice President, Litigation Counsel, Universal Music Group

Karen Milligan ’99

Steven Ngo ’04

Lozano Smith

Teri X. Nguyen ’09

Patricia O’Prey ’96

O’Prey Wen LLP

Krishnan Padmanabhan ’07

Partner, Winston & Strawn

Jerome Pandell ’08

David Robinson ’82

Partner, Enterprise Counsel Group

Deborah Rotenberg ’05

Joy O. Siu ’15

Associate, Sheppard Mullen Richter & Hampton

Hon. Allene R. Suemori ’74

Christopher Sullivan ’90

Employment & Employer Relations Committee

Partner, Diamond McCarthy

Ryan Takemoto ’02

Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Global Litigation, Visa

Alan Torres ’93

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Adelmise Warner ’01

Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Learning and Development, SiriusXM|Pandora

Kelly Woodruff ’92

Owner, Woodruff Law Offices