Bob Magnanini is Of Counsel at the firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner, and a Lieutenant Colonel in the New York Army National Guard. He was the senior division staff officer from the 42nd Infantry Division at the World Trade Center for the two weeks following the attack of September 11, 2001 and was awarded New York State's highest service award for his actions.
This talk was the first annual Patiño Fellowship Lecture, to be given each year by a Patiño Fellow. The Tony Patiño Fellowship is a merit award created to award and support law students who have demonstrated leadership ability, and whose outstanding academic and personal histories show good moral character, ethical conduct, good citizenship, motivation and initiative (see http://www.patinofellowship.org for more information).
The talk was recorded on May 14, 2008 and was sponsored by Sidley Austin.