Foundation Board of Trustees

The UC Hastings Foundation generates private funds to support UC Hastings Law. Faculty development and student financial assistance are top funding priorities, adopted in consultation with the Chancellor & Dean. Foundation grants to UC Hastings support recruiting exceptional students, attracting a distinguished faculty, and creating innovative programs that keep UC Hastings at the forefront of excellence in legal scholarship and training.

Executive Committee

The president of the Foundation Board of Trustees is alumna Debra Bogaards ’81. Tracy Jolles Holland ’97 is the vice president and nominating chair and Joan Cassman '77 is the treasurer and nominating chair. There are three fundraising co-chairs on the Board: Jessica N. Leal ’09, Charanjit Brahma ’99, and Catherine A. Rivlin ’84. Tharan (Greg) Lanier ’88 is the secretary and academic engagement chair, Judith Boyette ’81 is the academic engagement chair, John Koeppel ’76 is the gift planning chair, Nicholas Yoka ’16 is the social engagement chair, and Jennifer W. Fung '18 is the stewardship chair.

Tracy Jolles Holland ’97

Senior Director at Legal at Expedia, Inc. (HomeAway)
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Joan Cassman ’77

Senior Partner at Hanson Bridgett LLP
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Jessica Leal ’09

Associate at Freitas & Weinberg, LLP
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Charanjit Brahma ’99

Partner at Troutman Sanders LLP
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Catherine A. Rivlin ’84

Supervising Deputy Attorney General at Attorney General’s Office
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Judith Boyette ’81

Senior Partner at Hanson Bridgett LLP
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John Koeppel ’76

Of Counsel at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley
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Nick Yoka ’16

Attorney at Panish Shea & Boyle, LLP
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Jennifer W. Fung ’18

Stewardship Committee Chair
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Trustees

Dipanwita Deb Amar ’96

Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP
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Carole Buckner ’84

Partner and General Counsel at Procopio
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Alyson Cabrera ’02

Partner at Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
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Richard G. Chisholm ’96

Chief Executive Officer at Evolution Capital Management
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Dana Cole ’82

Partner at Cole & Loeterman
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Shaye Diveley ’01

Principal at Meyers Nave
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Denelle M. Dixon-Thayer ’97

Chief Executive Officer at Stellar Development Foundation
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Paulina do Amaral ’02

Partner Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein, LLP
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Noel Edlin ’82

Managing Partner at Bassi Edlin Huie & Blum
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Elizabeth England ’78

Of Counsel at Clark Hill PLC
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Samantha B. Good ’97

Corporate Partner at Kirkland and Ellis LLP
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J. George Hetherington ’78

Director at Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek
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Brian Johnson ’80

Shareholder at Strong & Hanni
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Shireen Advani Lee ’99

General Counsel at International SOS
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Harvey Lung ’81

Managing Partner at Bays, Lung, Rose, Rose & Holma
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Leo Martinez

Emeritus Albert Abramson Professor of Law
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Timothy Mills ’86

Partner at Maggs & McDermott
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Jamoa A. Moberly ’76

Mediator, Arbitrator, ADR Services, Inc.
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Scott Morris ’76

Senior Vice President at Trilogy International Partners
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James J. Mullen III ’97

Partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Richard M. Nichols ’82

Principal at Richard M. Nichols, PC
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Sandi Nichols ’81

Partner at Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble, Mallory & Natsis, LLP
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Jane Pandell ’81

President at Pandell Law Firm, Inc.
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Mark D. Petersen ’83

Partner at Farella, Braun + Martel
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Basil Plastiras ’75

Partner & CEO at Plastiras & Terrizzi
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Carolyn Samiere ’84

Principal at Cashmere Law Group
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John Stephens ’78

Partner at Mulvaney, Barry, Beatty, Linn & Mayers, LLP
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Judy Villard ’67

Consultant at The Estee Lauder Companies
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Vijay K. Toke ’01

Counsel at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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Walter H. Walker ’74

Partner at Walker, Hamilton & Koenig
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Eric Wersching ’03

Founder/Member, Ross Wersching & Wolcott
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Non-Voting Members

Khaldoun Baghdadi ’97

Shareholder at Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger
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Scott D. Elliott ’92

Partner at O’Melveny & Meyers LLP
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Michael Kelly ’76

Partner at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
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Scott Morris ’76

Senior Vice President at Trilogy International Partners
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Virginia (Patt) Prugh ’81

Attorney Adviser at US Department of State
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Carl Robertson ’98

Principal at Warland Investments Company
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Tim Terry ’00

Deputy General Counsel at Hartz Capital
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Members Emeriti

Fritz Duda ’64

President of the Fritz Duda Company
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Valerie Fontaine ’79

Partner at Seltzer Fontaine
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Mary Kay Kane

Emerita Dean and Chancellor and Distinguished Professor of Law
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James Mahoney ’66

Attorney at Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl & Jones
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Jonathan Novak ’79

Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art
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Al Wong ’64

Of Counsel at Takushi, Wong, Lee & Yee
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James Young ’69

Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman
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