Monday, July 12, 2010
Donna Wanser '98 Named July Alum of the Month
Touro Law Center''s Office of Development, Alumni Relations and Communications is proud to announce that Donna Wanser has been selected as the alum of the month for July. Ms. Wanser is a leader in her profession, was an active member of the Touro Law community while attending law school, and remains engaged with the law school.
Donna is currently the Vice President of Legal at Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. She has been with the company for nearly ten years, starting with one clerk and now overseeing a department of 24 - including six lawyers. Her legal practice has evolved from specializing solely in real estate to a more broad scope of corporate work including labor/employment law, corporate contracts, managing litigation, etc. In addition to assisting with legal counsel on transactional and employment and labor issues, she has been instrumental in bringing Panda''s real estate legal services to a heightened level of proficiency as well as expanding the License/Franchise practice.
Donna received her B.A. from the University of Maryland and her M.B.A. from Dowling College. During her years at Touro Law, Donna was a member of the International Law Review. Donna is a believer in continuous learning, and she is currently in the dissertation stage of a doctorate program - her dissertation topic is on the emotional intelligence of lawyer leaders and the possible implication in the preparedness in leading the new millennial lawyers.
To read Ms. Wanser's full bio, please click here. On behalf of the entire law school community, we extend our congratulations to Donna Wanser.