The Villanova Law Alumni Association has regional chapters where large concentrations of alumni are living. The chapters help to keep alumni connected to the Law School and to one another in these regions. 

For more information on chapter activities or to volunteer to serve on your chapter's leadership board, please contact one of the regional officers or the Office of Alumni Relations.


Robert A. Penza '89, Shareholder, Polsinelli


Vice President

Elizabeth S. Justison '13, Associate, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP



Mark Doyle '10 LLM, Principal - Fiduciary Counsel, Bessemer Trust


Immediate Past President

James H.S. Levine '07, Partner, Troutman Pepper



Kendeil Dorvilier '20, Associate, McCarter & English, LLP

Brenna Dolphin '11, Associate, Polsinelli

Jennifer C. Jauffret '97, Director, Richards, Layton & Finger

Kathleen M. Jennings-Hostetter '78, Attorney General, Delaware Department of Justice

Elisa M.C. Klein '09, Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Robert J. O’Neill Jr. '85, Deputy Attorney General, Delaware Department of Justice

Louis Rizzo Jr. '93, Managing Partner, Reger Rizzo Darnall LLP 

Ethan H. Townsend '11Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

George R. Tsakataras '96, Attorney, The Law Office of George R. Tsakataras, P.A.

Christina Vavala '14, Associate, Polsinelli

Patricia O. Vella '96, Partner, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP


David C. Ainsenberg '85, Founding Partner, Looney, Cohen & Aisenberg LLP


Immediate Past President

Richard A. Toelke '89, Partner, Morgan Lewis


Board Members

Peter G. Callaghan '86 CLAS, '89 CWSL, Director, Preti Flaherty

Jillian Hart '17 JD/MBA, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

Bruce A. Issadore '81, Issadore & Arons LLP

Robert Kubica '07, General Counsel, The Davis Companies

Joe Rogers '07, Associate, Gillis & Bikofsky PC


Seth William Stern '13 JD/MBA, Senior Vice President and Co-General Counsel, Signature Bank


Vice President

John W. Polonis '13, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co.



Reece Cooke '15 CLAS, '18 CWSL, Associate Director, Business and Legal Affairs, RCA Records

Thomas P. Finn '65, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, MJX Asset Management LLC

Kia Floyd '99, Head of Public Policy and Community Engagement, Facebook 

Robert A. Gigante '00 JD, '01 MBA, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

John Halebian '77, Partner, Lovell Stewart Halebian Jacobson LLP

John T. Lutz '90, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Glenn R. McGillivray '11 CLAS, '14 CWSL, Associate, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP

John Mezzanotte '14, Senior Associate, Arnold & Porter

Eve Mrozek '13 JD/MBA, Associate Attorney, Gibson Dunn

John O’Connell '08 CLAS, '11 CWSL, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Rahul Patel, Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

David S. Pegno '89, Partner, Dewey Pegno & Kramarsky LLP

Marilyn Primiano '99, Director of Legal Services and Sales, Elevate Services

John C. Stellakis '08 CLAS, '11 CWSL, Associate, Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman LLP


Diane E. Ambler '78, Partner, K&L Gates

Megan Ben'Ary '97 CLAS, '01 CWSL, Member, McGlinchey Stafford

Sean K. Burke Esq. '07, Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Charles Charpentier '04, Partner, Troutman Pepper

Courtenay Dunn '07, Counsel, ICE

Kirk A. Foster '87, Director of Compliance & Chief Counsel, HII Technical Solutions

Travis S. Nembhard Esq. '13Administrator of Compliance & Enforcement, Department of For-Hire Vehicles

Jane Park '11Attorney, Adams, Morris & Sessing

Andrew Rein '12, Office of the Chief Counsel, Federal Aviation Administration

Shikha Singhvi '11Attorney, Federal Reserve Board

Fatima Sulaiman '96Partner, K&L Gates

John Vernon '19, Associate, Paladin Capital Group


Christopher D. Strunk '98, Partner, Gordon & Rees LLP



Kelli B. Fiore '05, CEO, Executive Legal Recruiter and Consultant, KBF Search

Jason P. Gordon '05, Principal, Polsinelli

Behnam Salehi '11Lead Counsel, Employment Law, Facebook, Inc.



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