Jane Lang '67
Jane Lang, of Washington, D.C., is an attorney, arts philanthropist and producer. With her late husband Paul Sprenger, she founded the law firm of Sprenger and Lang, which specialized in plaintiffs' employment class action litigation. Her earlier professional history includes two years as general counsel to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Carter administration as well as four years with the D.C. law firm Steptoe & Johnson, where she was the firm's first female partner. Lang's current civic affiliations include serving as a trustee of The Eugene M. Lang Foundation. She is also founder and board chair emeritus of the Atlas Performing Arts Center, a multispace performing-arts facility in Washington, D.C.
Lang earned a B.A. with distinction in history from Swarthmore and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970. She joined the Board in 1994.