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Wendy Dworkin, Esq.

November 28, 2017

Wendy Dworkin is a partner of LLD Enterprises. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University and a Juris Doctorate from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. Her responsibilities entail handling the negotiation and drafting of tenant leases for the company portfolio and interfacing, with outside legal counsel pursuant to all contractual arrangements.

In 2013 Mrs. Dworkin was part of a group of investors who purchased the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Sacramento Kings. Her ownership interest in the Kings reconnected her family with the NBA team that was formerly known as the Rochester Royals and owned and coached by a Hall of Fame relative, Lester Harrison, until 1958.  Of the 8 remaining original NBA teams, the Dworkin’s are currently the only NBA owners whose family ownership in their original team predates the founding of the NBA.

In 2015 David and his wife Wendy purchased the Rochester Rhinos.  The Rhinos are the only non-MLS team to have won the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup since the formation of Major League Soccer (MLS).  The Club was rebranded as Rochester New York Football Club (RNY FC) in 2021 and was invited to join twenty Major League Soccer teams in a new league called MLS NEXT PRO which debuted in 2022 with 21 teams and will expand to 28 teams in 2023.

Mrs. Dworkin was a recipient of the 2002 Rochester Business Journals prestigious 40 under 40 award. In 2006 Syracuse University honored Mrs. Dworkin and her husband David as its Most Outstanding Young Alumni of the Year. In 2016 Mrs. Dworkin was inducted into the Rochester Jewish Sports Hall Fame and in 2019 The Syracuse University Alumni Club of Rochester recognized Dworkin and her husband David with their Community Service Award.

Mrs. Dworkin currently serves on the steering committee of the Daniel Downey Credit Union Classic Women’s Forum, an event which addresses so many of the concerns that face women in all aspects of life, careers, business, and in sports. Mrs. Dworkin has served on the Board of Trustee’s of the Rochester Museum and Science Center and is a former Co-Chair and founding board member of the Young Leaders Club of the United Way of Greater Rochester Inc. Mrs. Dworkin is a former board member of Syracuse University College of Arts and Science Board of Visitors and is a former member of the membership and programming committee of the Nathaniel Rochester Society of the Rochester Institute of Technology. She is a former chair and current member of the authors selection committee of the Jewish Committee Center Lane Dworkin Jewish Book Festival.

Professionally, Mrs. Dworkin is a member of the Monroe County, and New York State Bar Association as well as a New York State Part 36 Receiver.

Mrs. Dworkin has been a duly licensed New York State Real Estate salesperson/broker since 1989.