New York/New Jersey Regional Board Chair
Steven E. Fineman is the Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, resident in the firm’s New York office.
Steve is on the Board of Directors of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (“ACS”) and is a member of the Advisory Forum for Stanford Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession. He is also a past President of the Public Justice Foundation, which oversees and funds the national public interest law firm, Public Justice, P.C., and is a past Co-Chair of the American Association for Justice’s Securities Litigation Group.
Steve has extensive experience with non-profits. In addition to serving on the Boards of ACS and the Public Justice Foundation, Steve is a member of ADL’s National Commission, ADL New York/New Jersey’s Lawyers Division, and is the Regional Board Chair for ADL New York/New Jersey after previously serving as the Regional Board Vice Chair. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Steve and his family are also founders of the Jewish Community Project in Lower Manhattan.
New York/New Jersey Regional Board Vice Chair
Heidi Packer Eskenazi
Heidi Packer Eskenazi is the Co-President of The Charles and Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation. The Foundation values the importance of enhancing and improving the lives of people by supporting diverse programs in the fields of Judaism, education, health and performing arts.
Heidi is also the founder of HAP Consulting, a boutique consultancy specializing in trademark licensing for fashion designers, entertainment and corporate brand owners. With over 25 years of experience in global licensing and strategic marketing initiatives, Heidi is recognized in the licensing industry as a leading visionary. Prior to forming her own business, Heidi was a senior executive at Viacom for 13 years where she oversaw multiple global licensing initiatives and new business projects for both MTV and Nickelodeon.
Heidi is the Regional Board Vice Chair for ADL New York/New Jersey after previously serving as an Executive Board Member. Additionally, Heidi previously served on the Rodeph Sholom School board and helped found two 501(c)3 not for profits; Celebrate U and Wish Together, Swish Together.