Anna Hayes Levin has served on the New York City Planning Commission since August 2009 (appointed successively by Manhattan Borough Presidents Scott M. Stringer and Gale Brewer). She was a member of Manhattan Community Board No. 4 and chair of its Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen Land Use Committee from April 2001 to March 2009, during the planning efforts that resulted in the expansion of mechanisms to preserve and construct affordable housing as well as the development of Hudson Yards, the High Line park and Moynihan Station.
She is a trustee of Hudson Guild, a settlement house serving Manhattan’s Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen neighborhoods, and previously served as a trustee of Reed College in Portland, Oregon and as chair of the board of trustees of Marymount Manhattan College. From 1993 to 1999 she was Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc., responsible for the legal affairs of the U.S.-based operating companies in the LVMH Group. Prior to that, she was a partner in the New York law firm Battle Fowler (now Paul Hastings). Ms. Levin has a B.A. degree from Yale College and a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law.