Fordham Law in Asia


Members of the Fordham Law faculty and administration visited various Asia countries and their respective Fordham Law alumni chapters in March.

The trip began with an alumni chapter event in Tokyo on March 9 hosted at Latham & Watkins by Daiske Yoshida ’98.

Daiske Yoshida ’98 and Matthew Diller


Matthew Diller and Shinichiro Hayashi ’15


FLAA chapter event at Tokyo office of Latham & Watkins

The following day Fordham Law alumni gathered in Seoul for that city’s chapter reception, hosted by Marc Knapper, chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Korea.

Marc Knapper and Matthew Diller


Fordham Law alumni gathered at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.

While in Seoul, Fordham Law administrators also visited Sungkyunkwan University. The Law School enjoys a strong relationship with Sungkyunkwan, including a popular summer program.

Matthew Diller and Patricia Goedde, associate professor at SKKU School of Law


Matthew Diller and Vera Bullock with SKKU dean, associate dean, and two others

On March 11, the Fordham Law contingent traveled to Singapore for an alumni chapter dinner. Alumnus Fred Skolnick ’97 plays a leadership role for the Singapore chapter.

Matthew Diller and Vera Bullock with alumni in Singapore

The Asia visit continued with a visit to Beijing on March 13.

Event for alumni and admitted students in Beijing

Dr. Zhang Shouwen, dean of Peking University Law School, with Matthew Diller


Fordham Law administrators with Dr. Shouwen and Dr. Guo Li, vice dean of Peking University Law School

Matthew Diller receives a gift from Shen Weixing, dean of Tsinghua University School of Law

Fordham Law administrators with Weixing and Guobin Cui, associate dean and director of the IP Law Center at Tsinghua

Matthew Diller and Beijing chapter head Flora Bao Minghui ’11

On March 15, Fordham Law administrators visited Shanghai.

Shanghai alumni and friends chapter reception at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund


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