Jay Youngdahl, Partner, The Youngdahl Law Firm
Jay Youngdahl represents a number of labor-affiliated benefit funds. At Harvard University he is a Network Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and a Senior Fellow at the Initiative for Responsible Investment in the Hauser Institute for Civil Society. He is co-chair of the board of trustees and chair of the Investment Subcommittee of the Middletown Works Hourly and Salaried Union Health Care Fund, which provides health insurance to nearly five thousand retired steelworkers and their families. Jay has written extensively on investment and pension issues, including the history and meaning of fiduciary duty, the importance of values in investment activities, the tasks of investment consultants, and the responsibility of trustees in benefit plan governance. Jay has a B.S. from the University of Houston, a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.A. from St. John's College, and an M. Div. from Harvard University.