Meet the Executive
Ms. Melamed graduated from Cardozo School of Law and is admitted to practice in New York State. She currently practices healthcare/insurance litigation at the firm of Israel Israel & Purdy, LLP as a Senior Attorney. Ms. Melamed has been an active member of the Brandeis Association since 2007, and has served as a member of its Board of Directors. She currently serves as member of the Regional Board of the American Associates of Ben Gurion University of the Negev.
Senior Partner of Vishnick McGovern Milizio’s Litigation Practice group, has over 40 years of experience in various areas of litigation, with specific expertise in Trusts and Estates. Mr. Vishnick is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association and the Queens County Bar Association, for which he serves as Vice Chair of the Grievance Committee, as a member of the Judiciary Committee and as Chair of the Unlawful Practice Committee. He is also a member of the New York State 11th Judicial District Qualification Commission , appointed by the presiding Justice of the Appellate Division for the Second Department, for those seeking positions of the judiciary. Mr. Vishnick is also a member of the Appellate Division Grievance Committee for the Second Department. He is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association Estates and Trusts Litigation Committee, the Flushing Lawyers Association, and Great Neck Lawyers Association. Mr. Vishnick serves as a Director of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County.
Mr. Vishnick graduated from New York University and received his LLB from New York Law School. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the Federal Courts of the Southern and Eastern Districts, Tax Court, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Vice President Morgan Cohanim Lancman
Ms. Lancman attended Queens College, City University of New York, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and New York Law School. She is admitted to practice in New York State. Ms. Lancman started her career in private practice as well as previously having served as a Court Representative for the New York City Comptroller’s Office. She is currently Principal Law Clerk to Justice Roger N. Rosengarten in Supreme Court, Queens County. Ms. Lancman serves on the Solomon Schechter School of Queens Board of Education. She lives in Fresh Meadows with her husband Assemblyman Rory Lancman and their three children.
VICE PRESIDENT WARREN HECHT
Ms. Keller is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she received a BA with concentrations in Legal Studies, Women’s Studies and Judaic Studies. She received her JD from St. John’s School of Law and is currently Senior Counsel in the New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel. Ms. Keller volunteers in mentoring students and new lawyers in a variety of capacities from lecturing on Municipal Liability and trial techniques to judging mock trials. Ms. Keller is also an Arbitrator in Small Claims Court and is an active member of Temple Judea of Manhasset where she serves as co-chair of the Family Connections Committee.