Secretary

Ellen Corenswet

Biography

Ellen Corenswet and her husband John Morgan have been BJ members since 1989. Ellen is a senior counsel in the New York office of the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP. Ellen acts as outside general counsel to a number of companies in the life sciences, technology, and media industries, and does pro-bono work for non-profits, including an educational non-profit for low-income adults and an international NGO focused on the welfare of girls in under-developed countries. Her firm Covington provides a broad range of legal services to BJ on a pro-bono basis. Ellen and John have two children, Jake and Brianna, who grew up in the synagogue. Brianna was a children’s services leader for many years. Ellen looks forward to bringing her 1-1/2 year old granddaughter, Mira, to children’s services as soon as the pandemic permits.