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BC Law Magazine artists and writers.

Jeri Zeder

Writer A longtime contributor with a law degree, Zeder loves crafting stories that showcase the skill and professional devotion of the BC Law community. In this issue, she captures the spirited quest of Andrew Crawford ’15 for a Big Law partnership and the soulful mastery of international war crimes judge and prosecutor Phillip Weiner ’80. “Young Crawford’s lively self-discovery and Weiner’s sage intensity bookend each other beautifully,” she says. “What a privilege to write their stories.”

Dana Smith

Photographer Smith, an editorial illustrator and photographer based in Boston, reflected on his connection to cover subject Phillip Weiner ’80: “When I was a cub newspaper photographer in New Bedford, Massachusetts, I sometimes photographed stories with national exposure. What I didn’t know until recently was that Phil Weiner and I were working the same beat at the same time, he as an attorney involved in cases I photographed. The opportunity to finally meet and photograph him was a pleasure.”

Lara Ehrlich

Writer Ehrlich is the author of Animal Wife, a collection of stories about women’s transformations from girls into wives, mothers, and monsters, which won the Red Hen Press Fiction Award. She hosts Writer Mother Monster, a conversation series devoted to dismantling the myth of “having it all,” offering writer-moms solidarity and advice, and is the founder of Thought Fox Writers Den, which supports writers with workshops and coaching. She profiles Lan Marinelli ’06 and David Herlihy ’82 in Alumni News in this issue.

Stephen Voss

Photographer Based in Washington, DC, Voss is an award-winning photographer who counts many political figures among the numerous celebrities in his portfolio. His work has appeared in New York Times Magazine, CNN, Vanity FairThe Atlantic, and Smithsonian Magazine, among others. Of his visit to Brown Rudnick to photograph Andrew Crawford ’15, he says that he was pleased with the great natural light streaming in the large, south-facing windows, and found Crawford to be a patient and willing subject.