Board of Directors

Philadelphia Legal Assistance's Board of Directors is a team of attorneys, clients, and community members who work together to ensure the strategy, vitality, and future of our work. 

Officers

Chair: Arlene Rivera Finkelstein – Toll Public Interest Center at the University of Pennsylvania Law School

Vice-Chair: Jason Leckerman – Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll

Secretary: John P. Lavelle, Jr. – Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Treasurer: Kimberly Takacs – Chubb

Members

Irv Ackelsberg – Langer, Grogan & Diver P.C.

Nadeem Bezar – Kline & Specter PC

Larry Bendesky – Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky

Dorothy Boykin

Valentine Brown – Duane Morris LLP

Donna Johnson Bullock – Pennsylvania House of Representatives

William Cobb – REDEEMED

Marjorie Jackson Crowder – Client Council of Pennsylvania

Patrick Devine – White & Williams

Thomas Duffy – Duffy + Partners

Renée Garcia – PNC Bank

Adrianne Gunter

Aquisha Harris

Bridget Henry

Shubha Jaganath

Carlton Johnson – Archer Law

Janice Lee

Steven Lee – Comcast

Judy Leone – Dechert, LLP

Brittney Lewis

Michael D. LiPuma – Law Office of Michael LiPuma (ex-officio)

Lauren McKenna – Fox Rothschild LLP

Jacquelyn Moncrief

Sara B. Richman – Pepper Hamilton, LLP

Honorable Annette Rizzo (Ret.) – JAMS

Dina Schlossberg – Regional Housing Legal Services

Stacey Sigler

Shelly Solomon – Fox Rothschild LLP

Marisa Tilghman – Vanguard Group

Tiffany Watkins

Alix Mariko Webb – Asian Americans United