Leonard Kopelman is a lecturer at Harvard University. He graduated cum laude from Harvard College and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Harvard Law School. He teaches Management at Harvard University where he holds the title of Lecturer. He has taught at both Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School and won two teaching awards from Harvard. He is the former President of the Mass. State Chamber of Commerce and the current Consul General of Finland and Director General of the International Consular Corps.
He consults for both public and private companies, non-profits such as colleges and governments and has appeared on CNN.
He was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the United Nations Association of Greater Boston. He served as an N.G.O. Representative to the U.N. He lectures extensively abroad in the area of Management and is a former Editor of The Quarterly Journal of Economics. He received a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant in Jurisprudence and was appointed by the President of the United States to head the Office of Economic Opportunity in Massachusetts.
Dr. Kopelman is listed in Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in the World. The National Law Journal cited him as among the top dozen lawyers in Massachusetts for “influence, impact, and power.” He is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court and has been named as Super Lawyer in New England by the Law and Politics Institute. Dr. Kopelman served as the U.S. Delegate to the Society for International Development’s World Conference held in the Ivory Coast and serves as a Trustee of numerous charitable organizations. Dr. Kopelman was knighted by the Republic of Finland and has participated in foreign policy conferences for senior business executives with the U.S. Secretary of State. He was named the 25th Year Honorand at Harvard Extension and delivered the 2009 Commencement Address to its graduates. He currently serves as President-Elect of SKAL International of Boston, the international association of travel and tourism professionals.