Exploring the Legacy of JFK: Citizenship and Public Service with Scott Reich


Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s shocking and saddening death, our country is wrapped up in an era marked by political division, partisan bickering and cynicism. But attorney and author Scott Reich believes that Kennedy’s inspirational and timeless message of public service and active citizenship—values that The Common Good so proudly promotes—has a new resonance today.

Scott D. Reich is a practicing attorney and in-house counsel at American Express. In 2010, he was appointed by the governor of New York to serve on the College Council of SUNY College at Old Westbury. Scott prides himself on his pro bono contributions, including work with the Brooklyn Family Court, the New York Legal Assistance Group, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. He earned a B.A. in history and communication from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was president of his class.


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