Edward M. Wolkowitz, CSUN Class of 1972, received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Cal State Northridge, his J.D., cum laude, from Southwestern University School of Law and an LL.M. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is a partner with Levene, Neale, Bender, Yoo & Brill L.L.P., a Los Angeles law firm specializing in bankruptcy, insolvency, business reorganization, commercial law, out of court restructurings and commercial litigation. Since 1991, Mr. Wolkowitz has been a panel trustee in the Central District of California and has been a member of the faculty of Southwestern University since 1979. Between 1994 and 2000, Mr. Wolkowitz was a member of the City Council in Culver City, California, and mayor of the city in 1996 and 2002. He currently serves as a member of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Ambassadors.