From the President

Dear Alumni and friends,

I am delighted to welcome you to the Harvard Law School Association of New York  City  webpage. Together with long history and well established traditions of our community comes a great honor of belonging to the one of the most prestigious Law Associations in the world. We hold that honor proudly and are happy to work and invest our time for the benefits of the existing and upcoming generations of Harvard Law School graduates. It is our mission to promote further supplementary relationships between the alumni, Harvard network, members of the community and see these connections grow and benefit its participants.

Our self-development as well as the depth of our professionalism is an ongoing process. It is defined by our involvement with the community we represent, our relationships with that community and our contribution to it. Today the HLSA of NYC has almost 6,000 active members of its community. Through supporting variety of programs and hosting numerous local and international events we create a substantial platform of networking possibilities and professional enrichment. We want to continue this work and develop new prosperous connections for all HLSA of NYC members and serve as a resource for all of your professional networking needs. This is one of the reasons why we strongly invite all HLSA of NYC members to reconnect and be actively involved in the alumni network, wherever they may be.

To keep you updated on our events and activities we encourage you to subscribe to the HLS Brief which will also offer you information and interesting overviews on programs for alumni, recent updates regarding our profession, achievements of classmates, and so on. Please also consult our website and social networks and keep your information updated in order to facilitate connections. You can update your details online through HLS Connect, by emailing or by calling the Alumni Records office at (617) 495-3114.

Stay connected by sending us emails to and visiting the Alumni Magnet platform, the HLSA Facebook Page and the Harvard Law School Alumni LinkedIn group. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about upcoming events, keep in touch with classmates, post updates on news in your world and being part of the HLSA family.

As a true believer of the incredibly enriching experiences that being a member of the HLSA of NYC can bring, I am truly honored to have the opportunity to serve as your President. I strive to create great opportunities for us all especially considering the outstanding legacies of my predecessors.

Salvo Arena

Class of 2000
President, Harvard Law School Association of New York City