Our Leadership Team

The HLSA of Europe is an alumni volunteer managed organization. We thank our Officers and Board Members for their dedication and support of HLS alumni activities.

For more information about our leadership team or to get involved, please email us at info@europe.hlsa.org

  • Pfromm
    René A. Pfromm LL.M. '08

    pfromm negotiations
    Friedrichstr. 88, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Tel: +49 228 92939188

  • René A. Pfromm is founder of pfromm negotiations, an internationally active consulting firm specialised in strategic and legal negotiations, legal pitching & business development, and legal pricing & fee negotiations. He works with law firms of all sizes to increase the negotiation impact of their partners and lawyers, and to strenghten their pitching, pricing and fee negotiations impact. He also advises domestic and multinational companies on their institutional negotiation set-up, and works with executives and their teams on preparing and conducting challenging negotiation projects. Prior, he was a competition lawyer with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in Germany and China. René is a clinical professor and lecturer on negotiation at various universities. He is a graduate of the University of Bonn (Dr. iur.), Harvard Law School (LL.M.) and King’s College London (MA econ). 

  • Anne Caroline

    Anne-Caroline Urbain LL.M. '06

    Vice President Communication
    SEGRO France
    20 rue de Brunel 75017 Paris, France
    Tel: +33 6 19 49 87 37

  • Anne-Caroline Urbain is a new business manager at SEGRO France in charge of developing urban logistics and light industrial projects in the Paris area. Before joining SEGRO, she was the head of business development at a French architecture firm. Previously, she practiced in the environmental, health and safety department of the Jones Day Paris office where she advised and represented French and foreign industries.  She used to teach at the University of Paris Dauphine, INSA Toulouse and Rouen.  She also serves as the First Vice-President of the Harvard Club of France.  She studied Public Affairs in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University (2002-2003), and owns a Master of Environmental Law from University of Paris 11 (2005), in addition to an LL.M. from Harvard Law School (2006).



    Alvyda Usinskaite LL.M. '13

    Vice President

    European Investment Fund (EIF)
    37B, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-2968 Luxembourg
    Tel : +352 691 285 769

  • Alvyda Usinskaite is a legal counsel at the Corporate and Institutional Affairs Division of the European Investment Fund (EIF) in Luxembourg, advising on matters relating in particular to the corporate organization, applicable laws and regulations, institutional contractual relations and general legal needs of EIF and the external vehicles developed and administrated by EIF.  Ms. Usinskaite's prior experience as associate at Clifford Chance (Madrid) and Debevoise & Plimpton (New York) covers capital markets, M&A and Private Equity/Fund Formation.

  • Andreas

    Andreas Müller LL.M. '15

    Homburger AG
    Prime Tower, Hardstrasse 201, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
    Tel: +41 43 222 16 81

  • Andreas Müller graduated from the University of Basel (lic. iur. in 2008 and Dr. iur. in 2013) and Harvard Law School in 2012 (LL.M.). He is admitted to the Swiss bar (2008) and New York bar (2013). Andreas is a member of Homburger's Corporate / M&A, Executive Compensation and Technology and Digital Economy practice groups. His practice focuses on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions as well as on capital markets law. Other areas of his work include corporate governance and executive compensation. He is the chair of the executive board of a legal periodical on corporate and capital markets law (GesKR).


    agniAgnieszka Zarówna, LL.M. ’15

    Assistant Secretary

    White & Case LLP

    5 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1DW, United Kingdom


  • Agnieszka Zarówna is an Associate at White & Case LLP in London focusing on international arbitration and public international law. She holds degrees from Harvard Law School, l'Université de Poitiers and the University of Warsaw. She is qualified in New York and completed her bar traineeship in Poland. Agnieszka acts for States, companies, and private individuals in investment and commercial arbitrations. She also has experience in serving as a secretary and assistant to arbitral tribunals and in advising on structuring of foreign investments.  Agnieszka regularly speaks and publishes on international arbitration topics.

  • Marina

    Marina Lemos Pires, LL.M. ’15

    Assistant Secretary
    World Food Programme
    Via Cesare Giulio Viola 67, 00148, Rome, Italy
    Tel: + 44 7429 314746

  • Marina Lemos Pires is a lawyer at the World Food Programme of the United Nations, where her practice is focused on public international law.  Before joining the World Food Programme, she worked at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, in London, where she practiced mainly in the areas of U.S. capital markets, corporate governance and M&A. Marina also practiced corporate law in Brazil at Lima e Falcão Advogados and her previous work experience in Brazil also includes clerkships at the 5th Federal Regional Court and the General Attorneys' Office of the National Treasury, as well as litigation internships at a law firm and at the Pernambuco State Public Defenders Office. Marina holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Laws degree from the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. She is admitted to the New York Bar and to the Brazilian Bar Association.



  • salvo-arena

    Salvo Arena LL.M. '00 (New York)


  • Arroyo

    Ignacio Arroyo LL.M.'75 (Barcelona)

  • Benrubi

    Roger Benrubi LL.M. ’50 (Paris)

  • Brosio

    Guido Brosio LL.M. '69 (Turin)

  • Dahlman

    Ronald Dahlman LL.M. ’74 (Stockholm)

  • Dasser

    Felix Dasser LL.M. '90 (Zurich)

  • Morgan

    Anne-Marijke Morgan de Rivery LL.M.'80 (Paris)

  • Piergrossi

    Alberto Piergrossi LL.M. '67 (Milano)

  • Sales

    Jacques Sales LL.M.'67 (Paris)

  • Stevens

    Willem Stevens LL.M. '63 (Amsterdam)

  • Turco

    Emanuele Turco LL.M.'67 (Rome)

  •   Henrik Rossing Lonberg LL.M.'01  (Copenhagen)