Jane Lang practiced law in Washington DC for over 30 years, becoming a successful litigator on behalf of victims of workplace discrimination with her late husband, Paul Sprenger, before undertaking a second career in the arts and philanthropy. She produced the Helen Hayes award-winning play Leaving the Summer Land, the widely-acclaimed play, Beyond Glory that traveled to Chicago, Broadway and around the world, Spunk and, in 2008, Good Night Moon, which was recognized with three Helen Hayes nominations for excellence. Since 2001, Jane has devoted much of her time to the development and governance of the non-profit Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street. She has received numerous awards for reinventing the Atlas and leading the revitalization of H Street NE in Washington DC, where she lives.
Jane has two children, three stepchildren and fourteen grandchildren. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Swarthmore College and holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the Atlas, the Eugene M. Lang Foundation and Swarthmore College.