Biographies

Marc Greendorfer

Marc Greendorfer, the founder of Zachor Legal Institute, is an experienced attorney with an extensive background in legal advocacy and scholarship.  Marc graduated magna cum laude from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1996, where he was an editor of the Cardozo Law Review.  Marc started his legal career at the prominent New York City law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon and has practiced law at AmLaw 100 law firms in New York City and San Francisco.

In addition to his award-winning transactional legal work, Marc has had articles and legal papers published in the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, the Akron Journal of Constitutional Law and Policy, the Cardozo Law Review, the Mississippi College Law Review and the Chapman Law Review, among other publications.

Marc has practiced before the United States Supreme Court with two amicus curiae filings in the Hobby Lobby Obamacare case and the 2015 same sex marriage case.  Marc’s works have been referred to or cited in opinions by the supreme courts of both the United States and Israel and have received widespread media coverage. In the Supreme Court of Israel’s 2015 ruling upholding Israel’s anti-boycott law, Marc’s paper on the BDS movement was cited by both the majority and dissent.

Marc’s work on the legal standing of BDS movement activity has also been instrumental in the enactment of anti-discrimination laws in the United States, most recently with regard to California’s AB 2844.  Marc can be reached at Info@Zachorlegal.org.

Ron Machol

Ron Machol is the Chief Operating Officer of Zachor Legal Institute.  Ron is responsible for project development and outreach and is the head of all non-legal operations for Zachor Legal Institute.  Based in Israel, Ron has a hi-tech background, combined with a strong interest in Israel-oriented organizations, including previously holding key positions at Israemploy (employment for immigrants in Israel) and Leavi (bringing businesses to Israel).  He is delighted to continue his many year collaboration with Marc, first forged on a volunteer program in which they both participated in Israel during the 1980s. Ron can be reached at Ron@Zachorlegal.org

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