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Young Leadership Kick-Off with Jay Lefkowitz

November 11, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

This is a partial page for a private event.    

 Kosher Wine and Light Hors D’oeuvres Provided Midtown Manhattan Location provided upon RSVP   

 

Jay Lefkowitz is a senior partner in the New York City office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a member of the Firm’s Worldwide Management Committee. He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School where he teaches seminars in presidential decision-­‐making and Supreme Court advocacy. In naming him one of “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America,”

 The National Law Journal described Jay as “a leading voice on school choice issues” and “a no-­‐nonsense appellate and antitrust lawyer for an array of blue-­‐chip clients.” Jay’s broad-­‐ranging trial and appellate practice has been widely recognized, and in the past four years he has won two landmark decisions at the United States Supreme Court that have reshaped the pharmaceutical industry. Jay has also had a distinguished career in the public sector, serving as a senior lawyer and domestic policy advisor in the White House for President George W. Bush and President George H.W. Bush. He also served for four years as the United States’ Special Envoy on Human Rights in North Korea. Jay writes frequently on law and public policy for the Wall Street Journal, Commentary, and various other publications. Last year, he authored a widely acclaimed essay entitled "The Rise of Social Orthodoxy: A Personal Account," which became the subject of dozens of follow-­‐on essays and sermons.  

Location provided upon RSVP
Midtown Manhattan
New York, NY 10022
United States
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CONTACT:
Ariella Rechthand · · 212-922-0839


The RJC does not endorse any candidate in the Republican primary for President. The "Road to 2016" programming series is an opportunity for RJC leaders to meet with prospective candidates and Lindsey Graham's appearance does not reflect an endorsement by the RJC Staff, its Board, or its Members. Opportunities to address the RJC will be extended to all of the major candidates.