Even as a Law School student, Abrams was drawn to the world of art. He has divided has time between lawyering and collecting, building with his wife, Maida, one of the world’s preeminent collections of seventeenth-century Dutch drawings. Recently, this famous collecting duo made a dazzling gift to the Fogg.
Ever on the move, Louis Caldera ’86 (’87), the 17th Secretary of the Army and its top communicator, lends his ear to enlisted men and women worldwide, communicating the changing mission of an Army in transformation.
“So far, so good,” says Patricia Bryan ’80 of her job as legal counsel to the U.S. Senate, a position she has held since June 1.
Tom O’Donnell, former managing partner of Ropes & Gray, has forged a remarkable career that combines lawyering with civic leadership, charitable endeavors, and hard work for Harvard.
Joel Feldman’s four-attorney private legal aid office in Springfeld, Mass., recently sued a rental agency that was coding its listing sheets to identify landlords who didn’t want to rent to Blacks and Hispanics.
Many young children who understand the difference between truth and lies are nonetheless deemed incompetent to testify in court, according to developmental psychologist Tom Lyon ’87, “because lawyers ask them questions that are too abstract for their stage of development.”
Banker and community builder Deborah Wright ’84, Parks Commissioner Henry J. Stern ’57 and longtime Legal Aid lawyer Stephen Pokart ’65 all make their living in N.Y.C.
Belinda Smith Walker ’71, executive director of Girls and Gangs (G&G), and partners in law and public activism Stephen English ’75 and Molly Munger ’74 are all Harvard alumni residing in L.A.