"We prepare students to engage in the world that is and to help bring about a world that ought to be."

Jeffrey Penn

Jeffrey Penn is a New York-based attorney. He began practicing law in the Executive Compensation, Employee Benefits and ERISA practice group of Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton in New York and subsequently worked in the employment legal department of Google, Inc. on M&A transactions. He is the co-founder of Sojourner Connections LLC, a New York-based infrastructure cable distributor. Jeff received his BA in anthropology from Brown University and his JD from Columbia University School of Law. He served on the Board of the Montessori Day School of Brooklyn from 2011 to 2015 and as the Board’s secretary from 2012- 2013. Since 2015, he has been a board member of the School Empowerment Network, a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster excellence and equity in public schools. Jeff is the father of Zora ‘25 and Althea ‘30. He is the co-chair of the Friends Seminary Parent Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Gingi, and daughters.
Friends Seminary actively promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in all its programs and operations, including admissions, financial aid, hiring, and all facets of the educational experience. To form a community which strives to reflect the world’s diversity, we do not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Friends Seminary is an equal opportunity employer.

Friends Seminary — the oldest continuously operated, coeducational school in NYC — serves college-bound day students in Kindergarten-Grade 12.
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