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Marc Lieberstein ’92 and Harris Sufian ’79
      ALuMni Dinner Co-CHAirS

           Mark Yagerman ’79                               Honoring
    eXeCuTiVe CoMMiTTee CHAir
                                                    Shoshana T. Bookson
Marilyn Bodner ’92        Bobbi Langer ’82
                                                         Class of 1982
rosemary Byrne ’80        Alissa Makower ’92
Alan Figman ’82           Vivien naim ’88
Harold Gordon ’88         elior Shiloh ’07            Richard L. Perkal
Sanford Hausler ’87       Liana Walczak ’07
                                                         Class of 1981
Jessica Klotz ’93

                                                  Monday, November 14, 2011
                                                     Mandarin Oriental Hotel
                                                         New York City
S h O S h A N A T. B O O k S O N                                                                       The executive Committee of the
                                                                                           Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Alumni Association
   For over 25 years, Shoshana T. Bookson has successfully represented seriously
injured victims in complex as well as simple personal injury cases. She has earned               cordially invites you to a very special evening
a reputation for aggressive representation of her clients that results in recoveries of
the maximum compensation.                                                                                      FiFth AnnuAl
   In 2008, Ms. Bookson established her own law practice, the Law Offices of
Shoshana T. Bookson, in New York City, where she continues to combine high
quality legal representation with personal attention to each client.
   In addition to her private practice, Ms. Bookson has held leadership positions in
the bar. She is past President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and
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continues to serve as a Governor from New York of the American Association for
Justice, the national trial lawyer association. She lectures frequently at bar groups          Dinner
on personal injury law and trial advocacy.
   Ms. Bookson is an active and proud alumna of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School
of Law, where she received her J.D. in 1982, after having been selected in law
school as an editor of the Moot Court Board. She is a member of the Cardozo Board
of Overseers and Chair of CArDOzO WOMeN.
                                                                                                 Alumni of theYear
                                                                                                       Shoshana T. Bookson ’82
                                                                                                       Law Offices of Shoshana T. Bookson
   Richard L. perkal is a Senior Managing Director of Irving Place Capital
Management, L.P., a middle-market private equity firm. Mr. Perkal’s focus is in the                       Richard L. perkal ’81
retail and consumer sector. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Perkal was a Senior Managing                   Senior Managing Director, Irving Place Capital
Director of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. and a Partner of Bear Stearns Merchant
Banking, an affiliate of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc and predecessor to Irving Place                                         u
Capital Management, L.P.
                                                                                                        Monday, November 14, 2011
   Prior to joining Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in 2000, Mr. Perkal was a senior partner
in the law firm of Kirkland & ellis LLP where he headed the Washington D.C.                                 Mandarin Oriental Hotel
corporate transactional practice, primarily specializing in leveraged buyouts and                       80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street
recapitalizations. In 1991, Mr. Perkal founded Cartoon Cuts, L.P., the country’s                                New York City
first chain of children’s hair salons. Mr. Perkal later founded Millennium Laser eye
Centers which he subsequently sold to TLC in 2002.                                                6:00 p.m. Cocktails • 7:00 p.m. Dinner
   Mr. Perkal currently serves as a Director of two New York Stock exchange
                                                                                                 8:30 p.m. After Dinner Dessert reception
companies, Vitamin Shoppe Industries, Inc., and New York & Company, Inc., and
is a former Director of Aeropostale, Inc., also a New York Stock exchange Company.                  Cocktail Attire • Kosher Dietary Laws Observed
He is currently a Director of Pet Supplies Plus, LLC and Armacel Products, Inc., and                                     u
has also served as a Director on several other boards including CamelBak Products
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Group LLC, The Healthy Back Store, Inc. and Stuart Weitzman, LLC.
   Mr. Perkal is a 1981 graduate of Cardozo Law School, and a member of the
Cardozo Law review. He is the Vice Chairman of the Cardozo Board of Overseers.                  For more information, please call 212-790-0293

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