Rebecca Klaff specializes in managing high-profile events, with an emphasis on fundraising events that connect people to institutions and each other. Before joining the Law School, Klaff was director of special events at Monticello, overseeing signature events including the Independence Day Naturalization Ceremony held on Monticello’s West Lawn. She has served as director of events and conferences at the University of Chicago Law School and director of corporate events at Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens. Earlier in her career, Klaff worked in positions in which she created and produced special events for the chief operating officers of Goldman Sachs in New York City and before that, for the president of the University of Chicago.
Rebecca holds a master’s degree in hotel management from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Michigan.