Ann Lombard (1983-84)

Ann Lombard at two graduations-the first her own and the second as a guest.

She was an incredibly important influence on my life, and I’ve always been grateful to her for what she did for me. She taught me how to write – and how to work very, very hard. Even more important, she was my first real professional role model, and she helped to convince me that I could achieve anything I set my mind to. I had really never known a female lawyer before – and certainly not one who was so eminent and so brilliant. During my first year of law school at Columbia (in 1981), there was not a single […]