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The Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speakers Series was generously founded 25 years ago by the late Ross E. Traphagen Jr. ’49. Its aim is to bring students and alumni together for informal conversations about different career paths.

The 2022-2023 Traphagen Series will take place on campus. Student participants will meet with alumni speakers in a small group setting and will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Please RSVP by following the “Click to Register” links below.

  • Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series with Barry Berke JD’89

    October 19, 2022
    12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

    Barry H. Berke, co-chair of the Litigation department of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, is a nationally recognized trial lawyer who represents officers, directors, professionals and corporations in sensitive and high-profile investigations and proceedings. Barry recently served as chief impeachment counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives in the Senate impeachment trial of the former president of the United States. Previously, he served as special counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives in connection with its first investigation and impeachment of the former president of the United States. Prior to joining Kramer Levin, Barry was a trial lawyer with the Federal Defenders office for the Southern District of New York. Click to register.