Arlen H. Andelson
Joined the amfAR board in February 1993. Serves on board and fund development
committees. Expertise in real estate and business law.
In 1990, Mr. Andelson and his wife, Michele, made a donation in order to establish the
Sheldon W. Andelson Public Policy program in amfAR’s Washington,
D.C., office. Mr. Andelson’s brother, the late Sheldon W. Andelson,
Esq., was a founding director of amfAR who served on the board until
his death from AIDS-related causes in 1987.
Mr. Andelson is currently on the board of governors of the Cedars-
Sinai Medical Center and on the board of governors and the leadership
council of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Formerly, he
served as the vice chairman and as a director of the Bank of Los
Angeles, and was also on the board of governors of AIDS Project Los
Angeles. After receiving his J.D. cum laude in 1968 from the University
of California’s Gould School of Law, he was admitted to the California
Bar in 1969 and was admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of
the United States in 1984.
Real estate owner and investor; Senior Partner (retired), Andelson & Andelson. He and
his wife, Michele, have two daughters and live in Beverly Hills, CA.