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Abigail M. Green '06 has joined as an associate in the Labor and Employment Department of Cozen O'Connor in Pittsburgh, PA.

Candace Krugman Beinecke '70, senior partner at Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, has been named as an independent director of the CBS board, following the departure of Les Moonves.

Steven D. Costello '82 has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 for his work in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants.

Matthew L. Wilson '86 will be receiving the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section Irvin Stander Memorial Award.

Elyse H. Wolff '07 has been recognized as one of three construction lawyers under 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.

Savannah Potter-Miller ‘71 has been elected to the American Bar Association House of Delegates.

Sheryl Johnson (Newman) '90 recently established a non-profit foundation called Alex’s Dragonfly Coalition LLC (Alex’s Dragonfly Revolution), in honor of her son.

Kelly Purcaro '09 is spearheading a food drive for Bergen County school children. Email her at for details.

Michael Forman '86 has been appointed to the advisory board of Innovatus Capital Partners LLC.

Eric Pennington '92 has been appointed as the Newark business administrator.

Ruth Ruggero Hughs '95 has been named Chair of the Texas Workforce Commission.

Michael A. Iannucci '07 has been recognized by Law360 as a “Rising Star” in Class Action.

John Vanarthos '87 has been elected as the new chairman of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus.

Adnan Islam '03 has joined as a Partner and co-practice Leader of International Tax Services at Friedman LLP, in New York City. 

Elyse H. Wolff ’07 has been recognized by Law360 as a “Rising Star” in Construction Law.

Jason Oliveri '09 has been elected to partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, in New York, NY.

Miguel Alexander Pozo '98 has joined as a member of Cozen O’Connor, in Minneapolis, MN.

Daris B. Jackson '13 has been appointed as an Administrative Law Judge for the City of New York.

Debra E. Levin '14 has joined as an associate in the Corporate, Securities and Business Transactions Practice Group of McCarter & English, LLP, in Newark, NJ.

Jordan Hollander '14 has been elected Chair of the NJSBA Casino Law Section for the 2018-2019 term.

Tom Loikith '78 has been named as the 120th president of the Bergen County Bar Association.

Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev '11 has been named Hiring Shareholder at Capehart Scatchard, in Mount Laurel, NJ.

Carole White-Connor ‘91 has joined as corporate counsel at T-Mobile USA, Inc. in Parsippany, NJ.

Kenneth Franklin '16 has joined the Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Company practice at McCarter & English LLP, in East Brunswick, NJ.

Chris Scalzo '02 has been appointed 13th Judicial Circuit Public Defender, which covers Greenville and Pickens counties in South Carolina

Leslie M. Baker '86 has been elected as President of the Rutgers Club of Southern California.

Chrissey L. Barba ’07 has been elected to partnership at Ballard-Spahr, in Philadelphia, PA.

Harry Jackson III '12 was included in the NJBIZ Vanguard Series “Leaders in Law.”

Pierre Simonvil '16 has joined as an associate at Richard M. Squire & Associates, in Jenkintown, PA.

Gail Boertzel '76 has been appointed to the Morris County Historical Society Board of Trustees.

Hon. Stephanie Mitterhoff '98 has been promoted to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

Andrew Bayer '88 has joined as a partnerat  Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, in Red Bank, NJ.

Maritza Dominguez Braswell '08 has become a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, in Denver, CO, following a merger with the firm of Rollin Braswell Fisher LLC.

Ana Parikh '13 has joined as an Associate in the General Liability Practice Group of Rivkin Radler LLP, in Hackensack, NJ.

Matheu D. Nunn '07 was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal for the second consecutive year as a finalist for its Attorney of the Year Award.

Stephanie J. Zane ’00 has been elected treasurer of the American Inns of Court.

Renee Bumb '87 will be honored as Wenonah's Hometown Legend.

Barry M. Schwartz '88 has joined as a Member in the Corporate, Securities and Healthcare Practice Groups at Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C., in Roseland, NJ.

Jasper Kim ‘99 has released a book titled Persuasion: The Hidden Forces That Influence Negotiations (Routledge, 2018).

Kim V. Ruiz '03 has been appointed as the CEO/Executive Director of the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development.

John R. Wallace '11was awarded the "Rising Star Award" from the New Jersey Library Association.

Keith T. Campbell '16 has joined as an associate at Scarinci Hollenbeck, in Lyndhurst, NJ.

Erin Cleary '08 has been elected a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, in New York, NY.

Thomas J. Cafferty '72 has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the New Jersey Law Journal.

Steven G. Mlenak, Jr. '11 has been recognized as a New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal.

Justin P. Walder  '61 will receive the 2018 New Jersey State Bar Foundation Medal of Honor Award.  

Michele C. Ventura '11 has joined BMW of North America, LLC in Woodcliff Lake, NJ as Corporate Counsel. 

Lora Fong '91 was named a Loyal Daughter of Rutgers, the highest alumni honor conferred by the Rutgers Alumni Association, in recognition of substantial, significant and significant service to Rutgers.

Jerry Gallagher ’83 has been appointed to the NCE Board of Visitors at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Lisa Gersh '83 has been elected to the Board of Directors of POPSUGAR.

Assemblywoman Annette Quijano '91 will be presented with the 2018 Champion for the Common Good award by the United Way of Greater Union County at its 2018 Annual Celebration event.

Paula Larsen '79 has been recognized as one of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas: Family Law for 2018.

Joe Mandia '08 will be leading the new New York office of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC.

Christine N. Restrepo '13 has joined as an associate in the corporate, and transportation and logistics groups at Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti, in Morristown, NJ.

Kevin Armstrong '93 had the honor of serving as Master of Ceremonies at the 6th annual Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Casino Royale Gala on April 13, 2018.

Deepa Ambekar '05 has been appointed as an interim judge to the civil court of New York City.

Nicole Lister '13 has become an assistant prosecutors in the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office.

Melissa A. Gertz '05 has won 3rd place in the NJ statewide Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award.

Christian S. Samuels '16 has joined as an associate at Black Marjieh Leff & Sanford LLP, in Elmsford, NY.

Angela Quiles Nevarez '05 has been appointed Co-Chair of the Hispanic-American Attorney Resource Group at Jackson Lewis P.C., in Philadelphia, PA.

Marcella M. Bodner '98 has become a Special Counsel in the Intellectual Property department at Cole Schotz P.C., in Hackensack, NJ.

Sarah Harless '04 has been elected a Circuit Court Judge in Eau Claire County, WI.

Josef W. Mintz '08 has been elected to the Steering Committee of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference for the 2018-2019 term.

Ryan Strauss '09 has become a shareholder at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in Portland, OR.

Diane Camacho '14 has joined as an associate in the Labor Law practice at Genova Burns LLC, in Newark, NJ.

Tom Atkinson '98 has become Village Attorney in Lynbrook, NY.

Brian P. O’Neil '14 has joined as an associate in the Real Estate group at Blank Rome LLP, in Philadelphia, PA.

Patricia Glaser '73 been named Business Leader of the Year for 2018 in the Services category by the Los Angeles Business Journal

John C. Connell ’86  has been named “Outstanding IP Litigator-New Jersey” by Managing Intellectual Property.

Christina V. Lazzaruolo '10 has joined as an associate in the personal injury department of  Pellettieri Rabstein & Altman, in Princeton, NJ.

Rahim Reed '86 has been appointed interim director of the new Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Davis.

Dwayne C. Vaughn '81 has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Housing Policy and Development at Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Megan Knowlton Balne '10 has been named one of SNJ Business People's 40 under 40.

Elizabeth M. Andes '16 has been installed as a Young Lawyer Trustee of the Morris County Bar Association.

Paul J. DeMartino Jr. '15 has joined as an associate in the Complex Commercial Litigation practice at Genova Burns LLC, in Newark, NJ.

Luisa A. Fuentes '95  has joined as Of Counsel at Fraser Cerra, LLC, in Sparta, NJ.

Naim Surgeon '09 has been named a 2018 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

In Memoriam

Donald S.Driggers '69 Obituary

Julius Turman '93 Obituary

Alfred Slocum '70 Obituary

Cecil J. Banks '76 Obituary

Charlene Megan Weinstein '76

Hon. John J. Spence Jr. '68 Obituary

David Ravin '51 Obituary

Paul Fader '88

Louise Aron '78

Melanie S. Griffin '81 Obituary

Roy Traywick Young '68

Douglas Furlong '99 Obituary

Arthur M. Greenbaum '50 Obituary

Honorable M. Stanley Susskind '57 Obituary

David P. Jacobs '69

Peter W. Henner '80 Obituary

Marcia W. Denbeaux '83