Our Unfinished March with Hon. Eric H. Holder Jr. ’69
On November 9, 2023, all Stuyvesant students, staff, parents, and alumni are invited to a Fireside Chat with Former US Attorney General and author Eric H. Holder Jr. ’69 in the Murray Kahn Theater! The discussion will be moderated by Hannah Rosenzweig ’93, film director, producer, strategic communications consultant and founder of Intention Media Inc. A Q&A will follow the discussion. This event is free to attend, but you must register in advance. Those interested in attending must RSVP using this google form. The program will begin at 10:30 AM.
Eric H. Holder Jr. ’69
Eric Holder advises clients on complex investigations and litigation matters, including those that are international in scope and involve significant regulatory enforcement issues and substantial reputational concerns. Mr. Holder, who was a partner at Covington from 2001 to 2009, rejoined the firm after serving for six years as the 82nd Attorney General of the United States.
Before his service as Attorney General, Mr. Holder maintained a wide-ranging investigations and litigation practice at Covington. Among numerous significant engagements, he led the firm’s representation of a major multi-national agricultural company in related civil, criminal, and investigative matters; acted as counsel to a special investigative committee of the board of directors of a Fortune 50 technology company; successfully tried a complex discrimination lawsuit on behalf of a leading financial services company; and represented several life sciences companies in litigation and investigations.
Mr. Holder served as Attorney General from February 2009 to April 2015. As the third longest serving Attorney General in U.S. history and the first African American to hold that office, Mr. Holder is an internationally recognized leader across a broad range of regulatory enforcement, criminal justice, and national security issues. In 2014, Time magazine named Mr. Holder to its list of 100 Most Influential People, noting that he had “worked tirelessly to ensure equal justice.”
Including his tenure as Attorney General, Mr. Holder has served in government for more than thirty years, having been appointed to various positions requiring U.S. Senate confirmation by Presidents Obama, Clinton and Reagan.
SPECIAL GUEST MODERATOR
Hannah Rosenzweig ’93
Hannah Rosenzweig is a film director, producer, strategic communications consultant and founder of Intention Media Inc. Since serving as Hillary Clinton’s personal videographer for her 2008 presidential campaign, Hannah has directed media and consulted with women candidates and elected officials nationwide. She was recently awarded a prestigious JustFilms Fellowship from the Ford Foundation for leaders working at the intersection of storytelling, film, and social justice. Her critically acclaimed film, SURGE about the record number of women who ran, won, and upended politics in the 2018 midterm elections premiered on SHOWTIME in 2020. SURGE follows three first-time female candidates for Congress, including Lauren Underwood, who is now the youngest Black woman to ever serve in Congress. Hannah serves on the Leadership Council of Vote Mama and Emerge America. She is currently the Executive Director of The People PAC, a group of award-winning creatives using digital media and storytelling to defend democracy in states around the country. Hannah holds a master’s degree from Columbia University and a BA from Oberlin College.