The equalizer

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Eliot Spitzer ’84 has no time to waste. Instead of hello and a handshake, the New York state attorney general greets a visitor with “OK, let’s get to work.”

Peaceful Solutions

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In 1985, David Hoffman ’84 took a mundane case that would change his life. A roof collapsed during the final year of warranty, and replacing it would cost $300,000. Hoffman’s client, the owner of the building, was willing to put up $100,000, and the roof manufacturer offered the same amount.