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Eileen Reynolds Becker '92 has joined Fullerton Beck LLP as Managing Partner.
Wade Dickey '20 and John Mininno '93 have joined Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC in the firm's Cherry Hill office.
Steven D. Costello '82 has been named "Lawyer of the Year" for 2022 by Best Lawyers for Medical Malpractice – Defendant in Philadelphia.
Diana C. Manning '93 has been named as one of the NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business honorees.
Jayné Johnson '03 has been appointed by Governor Murphy as head of the newly formed Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.
Peter J. Graziano '86 retired from his position of Area Counsel in the Large Business and International Division of the Office of Chief Counsel - IRS after 34 years of service.
Carlos M. Bollar ’97 has been inducted as the National President of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
Savannah Potter- Miller '71 has been appointed by the American Bar Association President Reginald Turner for a one-year term to the Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress Advisory Commission.
Rhasheda Douglas '02, Assistant Dean, Director of the Minority Student Program in Camden, and Kenneth Sharperson '01 were honored by the Garden State Bar Association at its 46th annual gala on October 9 at the Envue Hotel, Weehawken.
Loretta Hayden '00 has been appointed by Louisville mayor Greg Fischer to the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission Advocacy Board.
Kelly M. Purcaro ’09 was featured in the Amazon Prime docuseries LuLaRich about the billion-dollar clothing empire LuLaRoe, whose cofounders stand accused of misleading thousands of women with their multi-level marketing platform.
Deborah Garay Veach ’79 was appointed by NJ Governor Muphy to the New Jersey Advisory Commission on the Status of Women for a two year term.
M. David Tambussi '20 has joined the firm of Blank Rome as an Associate in their General Litigation group.
Yemi Akinde '20 has joined Hyland Levin Shapiro LLP as an Associate in the Litigation and Employment practice groups.
Lena K. Kim '18 has joined the New Jersey office of the firm Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP as an Associate.
Lisa J. Myers '08 has been promoted to shareholder at the firm of Cozen O'Connor.
Kyle Farmbry '13 has been appointed President of Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Adam Richmond Conrad '20 has joined the Housing Team at Legal Services of Northwest Jersey.
Andrew Gimigliano '12 has joined the white collar and criminal defense team at Mandelbaum Salsburg.
Merle Ochrach '85 has been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Asha Abraham '09 has joined the newly opened Iselin office of Hinshaw & Culbertson as an associate.
Larry Crump '98 was elected by the Newark City Council to an at-large seat on the Council.
Courtney A. Johnson '15 has joined the firm of Gibbons P.C. as an associate in the Government & Regulatory Affairs Group.
Virginia C. Robbins '86 has been named the 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America for Environmental Law.
Michael P. Collins '91 was selected for inclusion in the 2022 Best Lawyers in America.
Joseph Pirrotta '08 has been named Senior Vice President of Legal Services at Forrest Solutions.
Chris Gannon '16 was recently voted as the best trial lawyer in the county in the Daily Local News "Best Lawyers Reader Choice" section.
Anthony Rollo '82 has been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers 2022 “Lawyers of the Year.”
Cynthia W. Hu '94 has been appointed by Decibel Therapeutics as their Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary.
Ryan A. Hancock '03 has been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®
Frank Corrado '83 will be honored by the ACLU of New Jersey in its virtual fundraiser, "We the People: Daring to Create a More Perfect NJ," on September 17, 2021.
Justin Csik '08 was appointed to the board of trustees for Independence Charter School.
Gwynne Wilcox '78 was nominated by President Biden for the National Labor Relations Board in late May 2021, testified at a Senate committee hearing before the Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee in early July, confirmed by the full Senate on July 28th, and sworn in to office on August 4.
Alireza Abedin '12 has joined Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York City, where he practices commercial real estate finance.
Zaara B. Nazir '11 is now Counsel at Stradley Ronon in New York City, where she represents health, life and disability insurance carriers as a litigator.
Angelo Genova '78, Nancy Erika Smith '80, Diana Manning '93, Michael Donahue '94, Kevin Walsh '99, William Caruso '05, Anthony Anastasio '06, and Julia Lopez '06 were named to the “Law Power 50” by NJBIZ.
Diana C. Manning '93 has been named President Elect of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA).
Guillermo Artiles '12, Lloyd Freeman '07, and Shawn LaTourette '09 were named by NJBIZ Magazine as “the Next Generation of Leaders.”
Gigio K. Ninan '11 has been selected to be the sole recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Recent Graduate Award by the Rutgers Law School–Camden Alumni Association, was elected to be the Chancellor of the Law School–Camden Alumni Association for the 2021-23 term, and was listed as a 2021 New Jersey SuperLawyers Rising Star in the area of Business and Corporate law.
Kersten Kortbawi '13 has been appointed a trustee of the Middlesex County Bar Association.
Marc Goldstone '94 has been appointed to the Rutgers Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.
Lisa N. Brown '00 was named Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Porzio Bromberg & Newman P.C.
Magdalene Skountzos (Papadopoulos)'03 was named partner at Brody, O’Connor & O’Connor, ESQS.
Margo Meta (Murphy) '15 co-authored the Fifth Edition of “General Liability Insurance Coverage: Key Issues In Every State.”
Timothy D'Arduini '12 has joined the firm of Quarles & Brady as a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group.
Lou Cappelli, Jr. '87 has been elected as Chair of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC).
Robert G. Devine, Jr. '19 has joined Fox Rothschild LLP in Philadelphia as an associate in the Litigation Department.
Joshua Smith '16 has joined Parker, Hudson, Ranier & Dobbs LLP in Atlanta in the litigation department.
Wali Rushdan II '12 was recently named to the National Bar Association’s 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates List.
Caitlyn Ford '20 was named associate in the the Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Area at the Syracuse office of Barclay Damon.
Sam Della Fera, Jr. '92 was named Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group at Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC.
Wendy L. Hagen '19 has joined the Gibbons P.C., as an associate in the Corporate Group, resident in the Newark office.
David Haworth '95 has been named partner at the national law firm of Ballard Spahr.
Phil Tajitsu Nash '82 was elected Co-President of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) Board of Directors.
Barbara George Johnson '00 was nominated by President Biden to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
Andrew Bolson '10 was awarded the 2021 Sidney Wilf Distinguished Young Leadership Award by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).
Corey M. Scher '18 has joined Fox Rothschild LLP in Philadelphia as an associate in the Litigation Department.
Diana C. Manning '93 has been selected to receive the Morris County Bar Association’s Civil Practice Award.
Mikeisha Anderson Jones '00 has been named the first global chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer at Milbank LLP.
Thomas Borkowski '84 was named to the Raritan Valley Community College Board of Trustees.
Wesley Bridges '03 was confirmed by the Trenton City Council as the city's Law Director.
Brian S. Cousin '88 and Richard I. Scharlat '94 have joined Fox Rothschild LLP in New York as partners in the Labor & Employment Department.
Marcela A. Kirberger '01 has been named General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Elanco Animal Health Inc., based in Greenfield, Indiana.
Vijayant Pawar '00 has been nominated by Gov. Murphy to the Superior Court, Morris/Sussex Vicinage.
Sandra Manning '85 whose first novel, Trojan Horse, won the 2020 Phoenix Award from Kops Fetterling for the best new voice in action/thriller and was a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards for political novel is announcing her second novel in the series, Nerve Attack, to be published September 22, 2021 by Encircle Publications.
Gwynne Wilcox '78 was nominated by President Biden on May 26 to fill the last remaining vacancy on the National Labor Relations Board.
Hon. Zahid N. Quraishi '00, currently U.S. Magistrate Judge, has been nominated by President Biden to serve as a U.S. District Judge in New Jersey. If confirmed, he will be the first Muslim federal district judge in the country.
Lauren Perrella '14 has joined the firm of Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP as an associate on the commercial real estate team.
Carolyn Mulder '14 has been promoted to Senior Counsel at Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP.
Brian J. Ellis '08 has been elected as Chair of Schreyer Honors College Scholar Alumni Society Board’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
Andre Espinosa '03 was appointed to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, in Newark.
Emily Kaller '97 is now serving as the President of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey.
Diana Manning '93 has been selected to the NJBIZ 2021 Leaders in Law.
Robert Warren Beaver '68 will be honored by the Florida Bar at a 50-Year Anniversary Luncheon in June 2021.
Joseph P. Costa '15 and David B. Nathan '13 have announced a merger of their respective Central Jersey-based practices to expand elder law services to seniors throughout the state.
Virginia Robbins '86 has joined the Syracuse University College of Law as Interim Assistant Dean of Career Services.
Trina Glass '03 has been named to the KinderSmile Advisory Board.
Kenji Saito '10, a physician and attorney, has joined Ametros' Medical Advisory Council.
Jin Zhu '13 has been elevated to Partner in the Intellectual Property Department at Fox Rothschild LLP.
Harry S. Jackson '12, Jordan B. Kaplan '13, and Wali Rushdan '12 have been elevated to Partner at Fox Rothschild LLP.
Judson "Jud" Stein '78 has joined the Newark office of McCarter & English, LLP, as a partner.
Michelle A. Schaap '87 earned a place in NJBIZ’s inaugural Leaders in Law Program.
Hon. Deepa Ambekar '05 was appointed to the New York City Criminal Court by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Robert Menendez Jr. '11 was nominated to the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey by Gov. Phil Murphy.
Maulin Vidwans '92 has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner in their finance department.
Sean LaTourette '09, NJ's Acting Commissioner of Environmental Protection and Julius Redd '10, principal of Beveridge & Diamond, discuss New Jersey's new Environmental Justice law in an Environmental Law Institute (ELI) podcast.
Babatunde P. Odubekun '17 was appointed to the NJ State Ethics Commission by Gov. Phil Murphy.
Diana Manning '93 will take over as the managing principal at Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
Maulin Vidwans '92 has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner in their national Finance Department.
Jason Holt '79 was selected to lead the NJILGA Diversity Committee.
Thomas J. Trautner '99, Scott A. Zuber '87, Gregory D. Green '16, and Scott W. Lichtenstein '09 were selected for inclusion in the 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List at Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC.
Jason Ye '14 was recently promoted to Partner at the firm of Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP
Christopher Hughes '15 has joined Kaufman Zita Group in West Trenton, NJ, as Vice President.
Nayan Panchal '12 has joined Progress Software’s Legal department with the title of “Counsel.”
At its annual meeting on May 11, the Essex County Bar Association will award Emeritus Clinical Professor Jack C. Feinstein the Bernard A. Kuttner Award for his selfless career in pro bono services; Alan Dexter Bowman '76 the Criminal Practice Award; and Hon. Esther Salas '94 the Walter Lucas Special Merit Award. To attend, register at www.essexbar.com.
Erika M. Page '15 has joined Fox Rothschild LLP in Blue Bell, PA, as an associate in the Labor & Employment Department.
Caitlin Pletcher '08 and Seth Tipton '07 were recently featured on the podcast School Law in an episode titled “The Legal Status of Marijuana and its Impact on School Districts.”
Jason Cabrera '13 was promoted to member by the firm of Cozen O'Connor.
Andrew Bolson '10 was recently the featured guest on an episode of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) podcast Elyse and Ashley Break the Internet about Section 230 and the need for reform.
Matt Rudolphi '07 has joined Thompson Coburn’s Washington D.C. and Chicago offices in their national energy practice.
Kendell R. Sprott '94 is retiring as President and CEO of Matheny School and Hospital effective March 26, 2021.
Shifra Rubin '02 was featured in Forbes Magazine's “The Women Over 50 Proving That Immigration Reform Is Needed For Business And Society.”
Dara Govan '01 was confirmed by the State Senate as a Superior Court judge in Union County.
Hon. Douglas Kent Mann '91 has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the San Bernardino County Superior Court.
Hon. Fabiana Pierre-Louis '06 was featured on the ESPN show, The Undefeated, in a piece titled "Black and Brilliant: Trailblazer Fabiana Pierre-Louis."
Michael S. Doran '06 was recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Attorney in the field of Law for his professionalism, leadership, and integrity.
Kevin Armstrong '93 recently had an article featured on Law.com titled “How Regulations Are Driving Wealth Managers to Innovate.”
Greyson Hannigan '99 has joined the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR) as Director of Legal Affairs.
Retired New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Virginia Long '66 and Retired Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division Mary Catherine Cuff '73 spoke on "The Life and Work of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Applying the Equal Protection Clause to Advance the Rights of Women," moderated by Rutgers Professor Penny Venetis and sponsored by the New Jersey Superior Court.
Giuliano Apadula '13 has been elevated to shareholder at the firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Andrew Gilbert '93 has been selected as vice chair of DLA Piper’s Corporate practice focusing on publicly traded, PE-backed and Emerging Growth and Venture Capital clients.
Lisa Szymanski '09 has been promoted to partner at Reed Smith LLP in the firm’s Philadelphia office.
Anthony R. Higgins '93 was featured on CBS News regarding the creation of the Black Prosecutors Association of New Jersey.
William Aprea '99 has joined Phathom Pharmaceuticals in Florham Park, NJ as Head of Healthcare Compliance.
Rudy A. Rodas '11, Danielle C. Karczewski '07, and Joseph L. Linares '14 were recently selected by the Hispanic National Bar Association as recipients of their "Top Lawyers Under 40" Award.
Ron Stroman '77 has been nominated by President Biden to the US Postal Service Board of Governors. Stroman had served as Deputy Postmaster General until last year. He was the highest African American official in the history of the USPS.
Stephanie J. Zane '00 has been named the new Chair of the Family Law Group at Archer.
Robert P. Donovan '88 has joined the firm of Stevens & Lee in their Bergen County office.
Julia C. Delia '18 has started her own family law practice, the Law Office of Julia C. Delia, LLC.
Lloyd W. Brown, II '94 has been elected chair of The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the preeminent global membership organization for Black current and former CEOs, senior executives, and board members of Fortune 1000 and equivalent companies, top-tier entrepreneurs, and global thought leaders.
Kelly M. Purcaro '09 was recently featured on the podcast The Lawyer's Edge.
Hon. Savannah Potter-Miller '71 has been re-elected as a member of the ABA House of Delegates, Delegate-at-Large.
Rhasheda Douglas '02, Assistant Dean of the Minority Student Program, was awarded the Juanita Kidd Stout Woman of Distinction Award by the Barristers Association of Philadelphia. The award is given to an outstanding woman attorney of color, who has helped to advance the education or careers of other women of color within the legal profession and beyond.
Afshan Ajmiri Giner '13, a Partner in the Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor New Providence office, has been named Co-Chair of the firm’s Education Law Group.
Jason Meyers '17 has joined Cohen Ziffer Frenchman & McKenna as an associate.
Donald G. Korman '74 has joined MediationWorks as Mediator and Arbitrator.
Lorraine Barnett ’74 was featured in a Rutgers University Alumni Association article, "A Lifelong Mission," about her work to support childhood education in Haiti.
David Yawman ’95 departs Pepsico, where he served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary for three and one-half years, and on its staff for 22 years, to become a partner in Cresco Partners, a boutique leadership and team development firm.
Saima Mohsin ’94 was appointed acting U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, the first Muslim to be a U.S. attorney.
David Roeber ’09 has been elevated to firm partnership at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP.
Michael Ciamaichelo ’11 was promoted to Counsel at the Philadelphia office of White and Williams.
Amanda R. Moscillo ’18 has joined Fox Rothschild LLP in Atlantic City as an associate in the Litigation Department.
Christina Donato Saler ’03 was named partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC.
Kristin Bricketto ’03 was promoted to managing attorney of the Collingswood Office of the Community Health Law Project.
Zaara Nazer ’11 was promoted to Counsel at the Newark office of White and Williams.
Steven K. Mignogna ’89 has been appointed Chair of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).
Patrick J. McNamara ’87 was re-appointed for a 22nd year as Counsel to the City of Elizabeth Planning Board.
Mark A. Angelson ’75, who leads the Rutgers Board of Governors, is the newly named chair of the Institute of International Education (IIE), the century-old world leader in international educational exchange and scholar rescue that administers the Fulbright Scholarships on behalf of the U.S. Department of State (story in Rutgers University news).
Jeffrey E. Lewis ’86 joined Sinclair Broadcast Group as Chief Compliance Officer.
Jacquelyn Suarez ’15 was appointed as the Director of the Division of Local Government Services by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Shawn LaTourette ’09 was named Acting Commissioner of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection by Governor Murphy.
Freddy A. Jimenez ’96 was appointed Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Celldex.
Julia C. Rogers ’12 has been named partner at Chartwell Law.
Steven W. Zelkowitz ’89 has joined the firm of Spiritus Law as Managing Partner.
Kevin Duffy ’10 has been promoted to partner at Day Pitney LLP.
Joshua D. Detzky ’11 has been appointed an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas in Dallas Assigned to the Criminal Division.
Mark Anania ’07 has been named president of the New Jersey Intellectual Property Law Association.
Scott Wilson ’97 was elected to partner at the firm of Weber Gallagher.
Jessica A. Bisignano ’10 has been elected partner at the firm of Hogan Lovells.
Michael C. Klauder ’13 has been elevated to member of the firm Cole Schotz P.C.
Keith McKenna ’93 co-founded the firm Cohen Ziffer Frenchman & McKenna.
Andrew Freedland ’03 joined Herrick, Feinstein LLP as a Partner.
Patricia Brown Fugée ’90 was named President of the American Board of Certification.
Don Shiman ’12 was elected to partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP.
Jennifer Velez ’96 joined Shatterproof, a national nonprofit based in Norwalk, Connecticut, as Chief Impact Officer.
John P. Wixted ’10 was elected Partner at the Philadelphia office of Blank Rome LLP.
Deborah A. Jackson ’77 completed 2 terms as the Mayor of Lithonia, Georgia.
Kevin Borrup ’98 was named as the Executive Director of the Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children’s, a freestanding children’s hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.
Kristine C. Howard ’89 was elected to a second term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where she serves the people of Pennsylvania House District 167.
Edward Sholinsky ’07, Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP was honored by the Firm with the 2020 Earl G. Harrison Pro Bono Award.
Karol Robinson ’95 has received a Cornerstone Award presented each year by Lawyers Alliance for New York to outstanding business and transactional lawyers providing pro bono legal services to nonprofits that are improving quality of life for low-income New Yorkers.
Robert J. Cooper RLAW ’92 was selected as the Dean of Faculty for the American Board of Certification (ABC)
Morrie I. Kleinbart ’86, chief of the Richmond County District Attorney’s Appeals Bureau, was presented the 16th annual Thomas E. Dewey Award by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Scott Wilson ’97 was elected partner at the firm of Weber Gallagher.
Kevin Armstrong ’93 was named General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer at Docupace Technologies, Inc.
Leon Lesnik ’56, after heading the legal department of Motor Club of America Insurance Company, he practiced as a solo until 2012. While retired from private practice, he still handles pro bono matters.
Lauren Jensen (Cooley) ’11 joined the University of Rhode Island as Assistant Legal Counsel.
Hon. Karen Y. Simmons ’90 was awarded the Honorable Louis H. Pollak Award by the PIS section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Marc Goldstone ’94 was selected to serve as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Wellpath in Nashville, TN.
David Portilla ’06 was named one of the 45 under 45 by Global Banking Regulation Review.
Joseph A. Hayden, Jr. ’69, partner in Hackensack’s Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, will receive the 2020 Daniel J. O’Hern Award from the NJ Commission on Professionalism in the Law. The award honors an individual who upholds the profession’s highest ideals and who has accomplished significant career achievement.
Kimberly Banks MacKay ’95 has been appointed Senior Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
Lloyd Freeman ’07, former Chancellor of the Rutgers School of Law–Camden Alumni Association, is now the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer of Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney.
Hon. Scott P. Myren ’88 was appointed by Governor Kristi Noem to the South Dakota Supreme Court.
Rikin “Rik” Mehta ’08 was the first person of color to win the nomination for a statewide race for the Republican party and the first American of Indian origin to win for either major party in a statewide race.
Linda B. Hollinshead ’97 received the Margery Reed Professional Excellence Award from the Women’s Impact Network.
Diana Manning ’93 was named a Top Woman in Law by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Rashida MacMurray-Abdullah ’02 was named the first Chief Diversity Officer at Wiley Rein LLP.
Savannah Potter-Miller ’71 has been elected as a Delegate-at-Large to the
American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates.
Hon. Harriet Farber Klein (Ret.) ’73 was selected by the Essex County Bar Association as a recipient of the 2020 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award given by the New Jersey State Bar Association and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.
Noreen Quirk ’78 was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the New York Law Journal.
Rashida MacMurray-Abdullah ’02 was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Campaign For Fair Sentencing of Youth.
Stuart Alderoty ’85, Chair of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance Advisory Board, was named on the American Crypto Association’s list of Top 25 Crypto Lawyers in 2020.
Heidi Alexander ’09 was appointed as the first Director of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Standing Committee on Lawyer Well-Being.
Julius M. Redd ’10 was awarded with the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Chairman’s Award for Leadership Excellence.
Steven K. Mignogna ’89 was chosen by the Camden County Bar Association as the 2020 Camden County Harvey M. Mitnick Professional Lawyer of the Year.
Carlos Bollar ’97 was recently installed as the President-Elect of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA).
Elizabeth Litten ’90 was recognized among the 2020 Health Care Hero Honorees in the public health category by NJBIZ.
Jacqueline Romero ’96, assistant U.S. attorney in Philadelphia, has been named by Al Dia Media in Philadelphia as the Top Lawyer in the Government category of its annual “Champions of Justice.”
Steven D. Costello ’82 was recognized in in Best Lawyers in America 2021.
Virginia Robbins ’86 was recognized as a 2020 Upstate New York Super Lawyer in the environmental field.
Stephen Sainato ’16 has created “Grace Meetings,” a series of virtual meetings for those overcoming life challenges.
Caroline J. Berdzik ’99 has been elected to the Facilitation Committee of Goldberg Segalla LLP.
Reema Chandnani ’19 and Matthew Rocco ’20 have joined the firm of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor.
Femi Austin ’06 has been elected Counsel at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
Adam V. Orlacchio ’09 was reappointed to the Delaware State Bar Association’s Executive Committee and received the Blank Rome’s annual Edwin P. Rome Pro Bono Achievement Award.
Brian Quigley ’12 was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as 2020 Trail Blazer.
Justin Van Dyke ’08 has been named Partner with the newly rebranded Vaughan Baio & Partners in Philadelphia.
Jay M. Fox ’89 was appointed Deputy General Counsel at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).
Gregory Green ’16 was appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court’s Model Civil Jury Charges Committee.
Megan Knowlton Balne ’10 has been selected to receive the NJBIZ Forty Under 40 Award.
Ryan A. Hancock ’03 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Lois M. Kosch ’87 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Arthur S. Goldstein ’73 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Junie Hahn ’77 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Fredric P. Lavinthal ’72 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
John R. Lloyd ’87 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Michelle A. Schaap ’87 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Daniel A. Swick ’78 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Thomas J. Trautner Jr. ’99 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Scott A. Zuber ’87 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Merle Ochrach ’85 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
S. Omar Izfar ’03 has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Kevin Armstrong ’93 was a Minnesota delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
Lena K. Kim ’18 and Caitlin Pletcher ’08 have joined the firm of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor.
Kimberly Boulmetis ’95 has joined BTIG Investment Banking as a Managing Director in the firm’s Specialty Finance Investment Banking unit.
Kevin Miller ’90 was recently named a Rising Star of 2020 by Super Lawyers.
Hon. Savannah Potter-Miller ’71 was elected as a Delegate-at-Large at the ABA Annual Virtual Convention. ABA Profile
Andrea Sullivan ’89 has been confirmed as a judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County Vicinage.
Lorraine Kerry Barnett ’74 was selected as a winner in the Essex County 2020 Senior Citizen Legacies Writing Contest.
Hannah S. Lim-Johnson ’97 joined Meritor, Inc. as senior vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary.
Gary Katz ’99 founded a water purification technology startup that recently received a third round of funding from the National Science Foundation.
Mark E. Reeves ’96 was named Director of the Sponsored Program Contracts Group for the University of Connecticut.
Joseph C. Scott ’03 was recently appointed as an immigration judge in Philadelphia.
Andrew M. Calvelli ’96 was recently appointed as an immigration judge in New York.
Andrew M. Englander ’09 was recently elected to partner at Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP.
Steven K. Mignogna ’89 was appointed Vice Chair of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
Emily Marie Bisnauth ’13 has been promoted to Chief, Deputy Attorney General of the Law and Public Safety Section at the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General.
Michelle A. Schaap ’87 was elected to the leadership team of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.
Brian Budic ’13 was named partner at Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor.
Miguel A. Pozo ’98 has been named co-chair of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) Special Committee on Law Enforcement Reform and Racial Justice.
Hon. David Wolak ’92 was sworn in to the Gila County Superior Court as judge pro tempore.
Chanta Howard-Wilkinson ’02 was named to the board of the Delaware Community Foundation.
Megan Bannigan ’07 was named partner at the firm of Debevoise & Plimpton.
Jonathan Granoff ’79 received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Bar Association International Law Section.
Marc Goldstone ’94 was elected a Fellow of the American Health Law Association in the 2020 class.
Afshan T. Ajmiri Giner ’13 was named partner at Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor.
Zerlina Maxwell ’13 published her book titled The End of White Politics: How to Heal Our Liberal Divide.
Brian Quinn ’07 was named by Yahoo! Finance as number 10 of the Top 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leaders in 2020.
Marjorie G. Jones ’68 published her book titled In the Convent: A Frances Yates Mystery.
Deborah A. Hays ’87 was named to the NJBIZ 2020 Law Power 50 List.
Michelle Roberson ’08 was listed as one of the Top 50 Women in Business by the Pacific Coast Business Times.
Brian Hall ’12 was installed as the President of the Gloucester County Bar Association.
Jason Cabrera ’13 was selected as a Rising Star in the the 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.
Geoffrey Stark ’10 joined the school law department at Capehart Scatchard as a shareholder.
Jane Hanson ’84 received the Hope Award from Partners for Women and Justice, a nonprofit that provides legal assistance to survivors of domestic violence.
Richard H. Bagger ’86 was appointed to Board of Directors at Tonix Pharmaceuticals.
David Mayer ’01 has been appointed to Director of Government Affairs and Business Development at NJ American Water.
Tish Faulks ’99 has been appointed Legal Director at ACLU Alabama.
Raymond DeLuca ’96 was recognized as a top lawyer by Chambers USA.
Thomas Richardson ’09 was appointed to the Board of the Massachusetts Business Aviation Association.
Natalae Velez ’11, NYC Alumni Chapter President, and Wan Cha ’15, NYC Alumni Chapter Vice President, shared their insights on succeeding in a summer clerkship in a Career Services webinar on April 23.
Renee C. Vidal ’95 has recently joined the Business & Tax and Wills, Estates & Trusts Groups at Capehart Scatchard as a Shareholder.
Yousef Saleh ’15 was recently appointed to the Ward D seat on the Jersey City Council.
Vincent A. Cino ’79 was recently featured in the Chambers USA 2020 Guide, a publication ranking the leading lawyers and law firms.
Jeffery Mullen ’13 was promoted to member at Cozen O’Connor.
Michael L. Detzky ’78 has been selected to receive the Colonel Sandford (Sandy) F. Radar Military Lawyer of the year Award by the New Jersey State Bar Association Military and Veterans Affairs Section.
Farah N. Ansari ’01 was named a partner at Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP, in its Florham Park office.
Robin Wiessmann ’78 was named Executive Director and CEO of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency.
Nilaja S. Ford ’19 was recently interviewed by Essence Magazine for their piece on Black Women in Law.
Mariette J. Mooyman ’88 has joined the firm of Blank Rome LLP as associate.
Thomas C. Barbuti ’74 was recognized as a leading business lawyer by Chambers and Partners.
Terry Fitzwater ’82 has taken the position of Editor and Publisher of the Kingsville Record.
Ahmad S. Corbitt ’93 was sustained as First Counselor in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Mark Murranko ’05 has taken the interim position of Hamilton Township Business Administrator.
Evelynn S. Caterson ’80 was recently appointed to her fourth term as Commissioner on the Atlantic County Board of Elections.
Michael Toto ’83 has been appointed to serve as assignment judge in the Middlesex County Superior Court.
Camille L. McKnight ’17 was honored in Atlantic City Weekly‘s “Top 40 Under 40.”
Jennifer Webb-McCrae ’94 was featured in an article in the Press of Atlantic City, highlighting her career as the first female African-American county prosecutor in Cumberland County.
Caitlin Dunston ’11 has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Counsel at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.
Rudy Rodas ’11 joined Governor Phil D. Murphy’s Office as Associate Counsel in the Authorities Unit.
Ragner Jaeger ’14 has been named Associate General Counsel & Compliance Officer at Penobscot Community Health Care.
Sarah Cohen ’13 has been named a member of the firm Lauletta Birnbaum, LLC.
Kellie Lerner ’03 has been named co-chair of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Group at Robins Kaplan LLP.
Christine A. Hoffman ’97 was appointed Acting Gloucester County Prosecutor by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Singh Grewal.
Christine A. Stearns ’91 was recently named to the ROI-NJ Influencers Power List.
Iris Bromberg ’13 has been be recognized by the LGBT Bar Association as one of the best LGBT Lawyers Under 40.
Anthony R. Higgins ’93 was honored by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Hannah Lim-Johnson ’97 was featured in Vanguard Law Magazine for her work as Senior Vice President at Kelly Services.
James Montano ’96 has joined the Florham Park office of Wilson Elser as partner.
Craig D. Gottilla ’99 has joined the firm of Ansell Grimm & Aaron as a partner in its Community Association Practice Group.
Kim Belin ’86 was honored as one of the winners of the 2020 Outstanding Women of Burlington County Awards.
Caitlin Dunston ’11 has been promoted to senior vice president, corporate counsel at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.
David L. Comerford ’92 has joined Lateral Link as a Senior Director in their Philadelphia and Washington D.C. offices.
Sofia M. Ucles ’18 has joined the firm of Fox Rothschild LLP as an associate in the Litigation Department.
Angel Falcon ’12 has joined the firm of Lomurro, Munson, Comer, Brown & Schottland.
Marc M. Yenicag ’16 has joined the firm of Fox Rothschild LLP as an associate in the Litigation Department.
Peter D. Visalli ’05 has been promoted to the firm partnership at the firm of Duane Morris LLP.
Lena K. Kim ’18 has joined the firm of Scarinci Hollenbeck as an associate.
Andrew P. Bolson ’10 has been named as a partner at Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli & Conte, P.A.
Julius M. Redd ’10 was elected as a principal at the firm of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Milton Vescovacci ’99 founded the Miami, Florida office for AmLaw 100 law firm Polsinelli PC.
Patrick McNamara ’87 was reappointed as Counsel to the Planning Board of the City of Elizabeth.
Juliana Diaz ’07 was appointed Municipal Court Judge for the City of Elizabeth.
Matthew S. Coleman ’09 and Dorothy J. Kenney ’12 have been named Counsel in the Family/Matrimonial department at the firm of Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, PC.
Eileen Horgan ’10, Courtney Munnings ’14, and Christopher Markos ’10 have joined the Executive Committee for the Public Interest Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Craig S. Hudson ’85 was promoted to Assistant Director of the Professional Liability Department at the firm of Marshall Dennehey.
Vernon Pullins Jr. ’98 was sworn in as a member of the East Orange City Council.
Jill Sebest Welch ’00 was named chair of the employment practice group at the firm of Barley Snyder.
Brett E. J. Gorman ’09 was elevated to partner at the firm of Parker McCay.
Christian Duruji ’18 joined the firm of Anderson Lawson.
Kevin D. Walsh ’99 was nominated by Governor Murphy as New Jersey State Comptroller.
Blake Filippi ’07 provided the Rhode Island House Minority Caucus response to Governor Gina Raimondo’s State of the State Address.
Keith T. Walsh ’04 was presented with the New York County Lawyers Association 2019 Pro Bono Award for his 10 year contribution to the Legal Counseling Project – providing assistance to New Yorkers in need in the areas of Housing, Family, and Employment Law.
Franklin Montero ’10 has been appointed municipal judge in Bergenfield, NJ.
J. Gabe Talton ’04 has been naned shareholder at the firm of James Scott Farrin.
Mark Knoll ’99 has been named Managing Principal of the New York office of Bressler, Amery & Ross.
Kayci Petenko ’12 has joined Fleming Petenko Law as a partner.
Robin Schulman ’06 has been named Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary at GitLab, Inc.
Melissa Osorio Dibble ’10 and Pete Jamison ’09 have been named partners at Archer & Greiner P.C.
Jason Holt ’79 has joined the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey as a member of its Real Estate, Development & Land Use and Property Taxation & Valuation Groups.
Nicole A. Kobis ’12 has been elevated to firm partner at Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C.
Stephanie E. O’Byrne ’03 has been promoted to counsel at Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP.
Lora V. Northen ’87 has been named to the Executive Committee of Capehart Scatchard Law Firm.
Judge Deepa Ambekar ’05 was reappointed to New York City Civil Court by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Heather L. Demirjian ’05 has joined the Environmental Department of the firm Cole Schotz.
Josef Mintz ’08 has been elected partner at the Philadelphia and Wilmington offices of Blank Rome LLP.
Lauren B. Wilgus ’08 has been elected partner at the New York office of Blank Rome LLP.
Maura Burk ’14 has been promoted to shareholder at the firm of Capehart Scatchard.
Kerri Clark (Crossan) ’03 was named Chief Negotiator for the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.
Hien T. Pham ’12 and Hema P. Mehta ’02 have joined the firm of Chartwell Law.
Hon. (ret.) Mary Catherine Cuff ’73 will be recognized as an honoree at the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association’s 13th Annual Women’s Initiative and Leaders in the Law Platinum Gala in March 2020.
Brandon Pugh ’18, Jeffrey Long ’13, Jarrod Sowell ’18, and William Bailey ’18 graduated from the Army’s Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course (JAOBC) at The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Virginia.
Michael Zahler ’13 has joined the Business Litigation Practice at the firm of Hodgson Russ LLP as a Senior Associate.
Aaron Kouhoupt ’04 has joined the Consumer Financial Services Regulatory Compliance team at McGlinchey Stafford.
Beth Bordowitz ’87 published a blog on her time in the Peace Corps.
David Baumwoll ’13 published an article on prosecutors’ role in criminal justice reform.
Ahmed Bahgat ’19 has joined the firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.
Linda M. Lee ’15 has joined the firm of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla P.C.
Louis Cappelli, Jr. ’87; Robert Swartz ’87; and Brian Budic ’13 have been named to the “Awesome Attorneys” list by South Jersey Magazine.
Craig S. Hudson ’85 will be featured in the 2020 South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Lawyers” list.
Anthony R. Higgins ’93 has been promoted to Director of the Juvenile Justice Unit of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Kristina Littman ’05 has been named Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit of the Securities and Exchange Commission, a national, specialized unit that focuses on protecting investors and markets from cyber-related misconduct.
Charles Anthony “Tony” Solimine ’03 has joined the firm of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer.
Marie E. Galindo ’95 has accepted a position with the Texas Regional Public Defenders Office on Capital Cases.
Elizabeth A. Locker, Esq., ’81 has joined the firm of Bourne, Noll & Kenyon, P.A. Her practice will practice on family law, probate and guardianship litigation and real estate.
Joshua A. Gelman ’99 has joined SiriusXM as Associate General Counsel for the Connected Vehicle Services division based in Irving, Texas.
Melinda Colon Cox ’07 was sworn in as the 40th President of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey.
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone ’78 has been awarded The Science Coalition’s Champion of Science Award by Rutgers University, Princeton University, and The Science Coalition.
Anthony Loney ’09 has joined the firm Halloran Sage in Hartford, Conn., as an associate.
Angie Gambone ’10 has been promoted to shareholder at Flaster Greenberg effective January 1, 2020.
Donald Pierce ’19 joined the litigation practice of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper PC.
Ellen Rellkin ’84 and David Kott ’77 square off about “snap removals” in product liability cases.
Brian Morrison ’12 has joined Tader Law LLP in New York City as Senior Counsel and will be working on class actions and other complex litigation.
Brian Blumenfeld ’11 has been appointed adjunct professor of law at the University of Wyoming College of Law.
Victoria T. Salami ’17, an associate in Fox Rothschild LLP’s Litigation Practice Group, was named to The National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40.
Thomas Churchelow ’07 was named the next President of The New Jersey Utilities Association.
Jennifer O’Neill ’00 has joined the firm of Phillips Nizer and will handle corporate and litigation matters as well as employment and healthcare issues.
Dr. Janet Smith Warfield ’80 was intducted into The International Association of Top Professionals Hall of Fame.
Matthew D. Sykes ’11 has joined Nehmad Perillo Davis & Goldstein and will concentrate his practice in the area of commercial litigation and real estate development.
Scott Marcus ’76 has joined Nehmad Perillo Davis & Goldstein and will focus his work on bankruptcy, creditor rights, real estate and probate litigation.
CherylLynn Walters ’01 has joined Nehmad Perillo Davis & Goldstein and will concentrate her practice on all aspects of municipal/local government representation.
Michael J. Lario, Jr. ’17 has joined Nehmad Perillo Davis & Goldstein and will focus his work in the area of commercial litigation and land use.
Kenneth Morgan, Esq. ’02 has been appointed to the Businesses Committed to South Jersey (BCSJ) Board of Directors
Marilyn Askin ’70, has received the 2019 Trailblazer Award from the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association in recognition of her leadership as president for four years of the NJWLA and for founding the New Jersey Elder and Disability Law Section of the NJSBA.
James R. Assmann ’19 joined Reed Smith LLP as an Associate in its Life Sciences Transactions practice in Princeton, NJ.
Carol Pfeiffer (Yablonsky) ’17 has joined Dinse, P.C. of Burlington, VT as an associate in the civil litigation practice group.
Justin Schmidt ’08 joined the Los Angeles office of law firm of Condon & Forsyth LLP in Los Angeles in October, having previously practiced aviation law at Condon & Forsyth’s NYC office.
McKenna Parris ’18 has joined Capehart Scatchard as an associate in the firm’s Mt. Laurel office.
Nicole McCann ’18 has joined Capehart Scatchard as an associate in the firm’s Mt. Laurel office.
Wendy Reilly ’00 of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP will be honored by Sanctuary for Families for her work as a supervising attorney on a team that got a protective order for a woman and her son as part of the Courtroom Advocates Project.
Former New Jersey Governor James J. Florio ’67, a Founding Partner of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli, will receive the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hughes Center Honors.
Michael J. Skapyak ’18 has joined Wiley Malehorn Sirota & Raynes as an associate in the Morristown office.
Elyse Schindel ’13, has joined Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker as an associate with the insurance defense practice.
Thomas Loikith ’78, a partner in Harwood Lloyd’s Commercial Transaction Department, received the 2019 Professionalism in the Law Award from the Bergen County Bar Association. He also received the 2019 Professional Attorney of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law at the annual Professionalism Awards Luncheon.
Nick Kapiotis ’05, has become the general counsel for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations.
Andrés Acebo ’11, a partner with DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole and Giblin, LLP, has been named one of the “Diverse Attorneys of the Year” honorees by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Jeffrey A. Wendler ’89, whose practice focuses on real estate finance, was promoted of counsel at Sills Cummis.
Joshua Kincannon ’2000 has joined Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer in the firm’s mass tort/classaction practice.
Amy Pearl ’18 has joined Archer & Greiner in Haddonfield as an associate in the business litigation, trade-secret-protection and non-compete practice group.
Sarah L. Cranston ’12 has joined Archer & Greiner as an associate in the firm’s estate and trust litigation group.
Kelly Hollingsworth ’95 now leads Beal Law Firm’s office in the Park Cities enclave of Dallas, Texas.
Wali W. Rushdan II ’12 received the Delaware State Bar Association’s 2019 Service to Children Award.
Monyca White ’03 has been selected to serve the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe as Prosecutor.
Robert M. Stern ’98 was appointed Co-Chair of Orrick’s White Collar, Investigations & Securities Litigation Practice.
Thomas D. Atkinson ’98, for the second year in a row has been recognized by the New York Law Journal as the Number 5 mediator, and Number 7 arbitrator, in Metro New York. In addition to his private practice in Lynbrook, New York, he is affiliated with SSAM Alternative Dispute Resolution with offices in Westbury and Manhattan.
C.J. Griffin ’09 is the director of the Justice Gary S. Stein Public Interest Center at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden. Justice Stein is an adjunct professor who teaches Election Law at Rutgers Law, and Michael Stein ’89 is managing partner of the firm.
Philip Touitou ’89 has joined the New York office of the law firm Akerman LLP.
Ronald S. Ward ’04, the Vice President of Operations and Process Improvement, Origlio Beverages, has joined the Board of Trustees of the McCarter Theatre Center.
Julia Lopez ’06 is the President of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey.
Mohamed Berry ’15 joined the labor law practice group at Genova Burns.
Latiqua M. Liles ’18 joined the employment law practice group at Genova Burns.
Young-Ji Park ’10 has joined the commercial and business transactional law group at Genova Burns.
Daniel Pierre ’15 has joined the labor law practice group at Genova Burns.
Sharina Rodriguez ’19 joined the employment law and litigation practice at Genova Burns.
Saher Tariq ’18 has joined the commercial real estate and redevelopment practice group at Genova Burns.
Priya Patel has joined Goldberg Segalla’s workers’ compensation group in Newark as special counsel.
Andrés Acebo ’11 was recognized by INSIDER NJ as a “2019 Millennial to Watch.”
William J. Campbell IV ’18 has joined Willig, Williams & Davidson in Philadelphia.
Michelle Jensen ’15 has been promoted to the role of senior underwriter at AXA XL.
Amanda Clark ’18 has joined Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick as an associate in the accidents/personal injury department.
Adam Garrastegui ’18 has joined Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti as an associate in the bankruptcy and reorganization group.
Kevin J. Armstrong ’93 has been named Executive Compliance Director and Chief Compliance Officer for Ally Invest Group Inc
Megan Knowlton Baine ’10 was elected partner at Hyland Levin Shapiro.
Christopher St. John ’02 has joined the law offices of Robert N. Agre.
Jeanne Kabulis ’17 is an Attorney Advisor in the Philadelphia East Office of Hearings Operations of the U.S. Social Security Administration. In addition to her work at Social Security, she provides pro bono legal representation to indigent clients through Philadelphia VIP.
Mark Micchio, ’97 was promoted to Colonel in the United States Air Force and named the Staff Judge Advocate for the Fourth Air Force.
Megan K. Bannigan ’07, counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton, has been named a Law360 Rising Star.
Rona Korman ’86 been named general counsel of Onyx Equities LLC.
Augusta M. O’Neill ’13, an associate in Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg’s litigation group, was accepted into the Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute class of 2020.
Inna Keith ’15 has joined Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP as an associate in its Litigation Practice Group.
Jed Albert ’84, of Farrell Fritz, was named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list.
Benjamin B. Choi ’99 was appointed municipal court judge in Hoboken.
Rachel Bellet Wieghaus ’14 is an Attorney-Advisor at the United States Department of the Interior, in the employment and labor law unit, in Washington, DC.
Eric Wieghaus ’13 is a Senior Corporate Attorney, in-house, at AARP, in Washington, DC.
Donald Pierce ’19 joined Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper as an associate in its litigation practice.
Dan Aiken ’04 was named Regional Partner in Charge of Drinker Biddle’s Philadelphia office.
Jonathan E. Sacks ’97 was recently selected as an Up and Coming Lawyer honoree by the Wisconsin Law Journal.
Bruce Stern ’81, a shareholder with Lawrenceville-based law firm Stark & Stark, was sworn in as President of the American Association for Justice, the world’s largest trial bar.
Chris Kuberiet ’89 has been named acting Middlesex County Prosecutor.
Dina Avila-Jiménez ’00 has been named Deputy Chief Counsel for Office of the Principal Legal Advisor Miami (and San Juan) for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Hon. (ret.) Gregory M. Sleet ’76 joined the board of directors of the Delaware Community Foundation.
Thomas J. Giordano Jr. ’04, one of the founding partners of Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano, was named to the board of directors of the Lupus Foundation of America.
Janet J. Lee ’07 has joined Chartwell Law as an associate in its insurance defense practice.
Jennifer Sanfilippo ’07 has been named interim Chief Executive Officer and Director of Melinta Therapeutics in Morristown, N.J.
Elizabeth G. Litten ’90 of Fox Rothschild LLP was named a 2019 New Jersey Trailblazer by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Isabel D. Chou ’12 has joined the New Brunswick office of Windels Marx where she will focus on affordable housing, redevelopment, municipal and nonprofit law.
Steven D. Costello ’82 of Saxton & Stump was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 for his work in Medical Malpractice Law and Professional Malpractice Law.
Holly M. Smith ’17 has joined Landis Rath & Cobb LLP, a Delaware-based corporate bankruptcy, restructuring and litigation boutique law firm, as an associate.
Andrew M. Kuntz ’12& has joined Pashman Stein Walder Hayden as an associate in the firm’s commercial litigation practice group.
Michael McCaffrey ’02 has joined Capehart Scatchard as an associate in the firm’s Mt. Laurel office.
Elizabeth Chung ’17 has joined Capehart Scatchard as an associate in the firm’s Mt. Laurel office.
Jennifer L. Gray ’92 has joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP as a partner at its downtown Los Angeles office.
Fabiana Pierre-Louis ’06 has joined Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads in Cherry Hill as a partner in the white collar and government investigations practice group.
Phillip E. Griffin ’74 who is Chair Emeritus of the firm Fox Rothschild LLP, was named a 2019 Icon Award winners by NJBIZ.
Joseph S. Hornack ’81 has been selected the director of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Human Resources Law Online Graduate Certificate Program.
Michael de Leeuw ’96, Vice Chair of Business Litigation at Cozen O’Connor, argued and won a case at the United States Supreme Court in June: Manhattan Community Access Corporation v. Halleck.
Arlene Quiñones Perez ’09 has been named to NJBIZ’s annual “40 Under 40” list, which honors business leaders under the age of 40 who have made a prominent impact in their industries and communities.
Jesus A. Peña, Esq. ’88 has been named vice president for Compliance, Equity and liaison for Legal Affairs at Kutztown University.
William T. Salzer ’84 has been included in The Best Lawyers in America 2020 list for the practice of insurance law.
Mark R. Sullivan ’97has become the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Sesen Bio.
Michele R. Donato ’77 has joined the law firm of Davison, Eastman, Muñoz, Lederman & Paone P.A., She will focus on land use law, environmental law, historic preservation law and prerogative writ litigation.
Jessica A. Kolansky ’12 has joined the Philadelphia firm of Willig, Williams & Davidson.
Daniel P. Elms ’97 has joined as a shareholder in the Global Litigation Practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, in Dallas, TX.
Benjamin S. Teris ’11 has become an associate at Dilworth Paxson LLP, in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Robert J. Burzichelli ’89 has been reappointed as a Commissioner to the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation.
Mark J. Palmer ’82 was re-appointed to the Board of Directors of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.
Paul Rafferty ’87 has been named to the California Daily Journal’s list of “Top Artificial Intelligence Lawyers”.
Hansi Men ’13 has became a partner at Hiways Law Firm, in Seattle, WA.
Marc R. Staenberg ’73 is retiring as CEO of the Beverly Hills Bar Association following a successful 16-year tenure.
Eric S. Pasternack ’11 wrote an article published by the New Jersey Law Journal, A Unanimous Supreme Court Splits: ‘Merck v. Albrecht.’.
Andrew Druch ’80 has been appointed as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Wedbush Securities
Thomas Slome ’83 has joined as a partner at Cullen and Dykman LLP, in Garden City, NY.
Sanjana Sharma ’02 has been featured in Modern Counsel.
Shacara N. Delgado (Boone) ’96 has been appointed Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Realogy Holdings Corp.
Anna Domyancic ’10 has been named a recipient of the 2019 Thurgood Marshall Award for Exceptional Pro Bono Service in the “Rising Star” category by the Federal Bar Council.
Maria Pilar Paradiso ’95 has received the Robert F. Kennedy Urban Education Award for School Leader.
James Helms ’18 was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Jesus A. Peña ’88 has been named vice president for Compliance, Equity and liaison for Legal Affairs at Kutztown University.
Crystal Kay ’09 has become the general counsel at NYC Housing Partnership.
Vaughn L. McKoy ’93 has been inducted into the Rutgers African American Alumni Alliance Hall of Fame.
Hon. Victoria Pratt ’98 has been inducted into the Rutgers African American Alumni Alliance Hall of Fame.
Hon. Gregory M. Sleet ’76 has been inducted into the Rutgers African American Alumni Alliance Hall of Fame.
Marc E. Berson ’68 has been appointed Chair of RWJBarnabas Health’s Corporate Board.
David Mayer ’01 has been named Director of Government Affairs for New Jersey American Water.
Cathy J. Pollak ’76 has been named a Super Lawyer for 2019 and a “Top Matrimonial & Family Lawyer” by 201 Magazine.
Arlene Quiñones Perez ’09 has been named Equity Partner at DeCotiis Law, becoming the first Latina Equity Partner in the firm’s history.
Jeffrey Pagano ’76 writes, “Still racing and will be competing in Drag Week sponsored by Hot Rod magazine in September once again. My law practice keeps expanding throughout the East End of Long Island, as well as my historical labor & employment practice platform. It appears at the moment that the basic change in my life after moving to the East End is the ability to drive one of my vehicular “toys” to Riverhead each day when not traveling for clients.”
Humera Ahmed ’09 has been appointed Vice-President of Legal and Business Development of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry.
Bruce E. Chase ’78 has been named a “Top” Lawyer by 201 Magazine.
Joseph C. Mahon ’80 is now the lead attorney for the new New York City office of Cooper Levenson.
Adam V. Orlacchio ’09 has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association for the 2019-2020 term.
Hien Pham ’12 has joined the law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris P.C., in Philadelphia, PA.
Eric G. Fikry ’96 has been appointed by to serve as a judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County Vicinage.
Laurie Charrington ’03 has been nominated for Gender Diversity Lawyer of the Year at the Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: USA 2019.
Virginia C. Robbins ’86 is a ranked environmental attorney in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business directory in New York State
Kristine C. Howard ’89 has been elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 167th District, and serves on the Finance, Human Services, and Children and Youth Committees.
Iman A. Wells ’15 has been selected as a National Employment Law Council (N.E.L.C.) Academy Fellow, which is a fellowship for diverse attorneys practicing management-side labor and employment law.
Scott Leff ’97 has been named as senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Dorman Products.
Kimberly Banks MacKay ’95 has been name Senior Vice President and General Counsel at The Segal Group.
Carole White-Connor ’91 has been promoted to Senior Corporate Counsel at T-Mobile USA , Inc. in Parsippany, NJ.
Peter S. Reinhart ’75 has joined R.J. Brune1li & Co., LLC as Executive Vice President for the retail real estate brokerage’s new Mixed Use & Land Division.
Brian Quigley ’12 has been selected as a New Jersey Law Journal 2019 Professional Excellence Honoree and will receive the “GC Impact Award.”
Meredith Wood Doherty ’15 has become Compliance Counsel for Baillie Gifford.
Brandon R. Theiss ’16 has co-authored the recently-published “FDA and Intellectual Property Strategies for Medical Device Technologies”.
Ronald Fisher ’91 has been named the Executive Director at The Energy Co-op.
Gregory D. Green ’16 has been selected as a 2019 New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Debra M. Perry ’89 has been named Chair of Ramapo College Foudnation’s Board of Governors.
Elizabeth-Rose Amidjogbe ’08 is moderating the Blue Oceans Conference in Monrovia, Liberia from March 18-22, 2019.
Thomas J. Szymanski ’11 has been appointed co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Committee for a one-year term.
Michael J. Salimbene ’08 has been promoted to partner at Reed Smith LLP, in Philadelphia, PA.
Marc Goldstone ’94 has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Federation of American Hospitals.
Angela Quiles Nevarez ’05 has been selected to receive the “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award presented by the Hispanic National Bar Association.
Ryan S. MacDonald ’15 has become an associate attorney in the litigation and employment law groups at Brubaker, Connaughton, Goss & Lucarelli, in Lancaster, PA.
Hon. Jeanne Covert, JSC ’85 has been named Assignment Judge of Brulington County, effective July 1, 2019.
Zahid Quraishi ’00 has been appointed Chief Diversity Officer at Riker Danzig.
James J. Waldron ’88, former Clerk of Court, has been honored by the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of NJ with an Office Dedication.
Jennifer Fiorica Delgado ’08, a partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, has been named to Crain’s distinguished roster of 2019 Notable Women in Law – New York.
Eric J. Greco ’10 has become Associate Corporate Counsel at EMD Performance Materials Corp.
Nicole C. Wixted ’05 has been elected partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, in Philadelphia, PA.
Aggeliki Delimaris ’10 has been elected partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, in Philadelphia, PA.
Robert T. Haefele ’89 has been promoted to senior counsel at Motley Rice LLC, in Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Jim Brauchle ’01 has been promoted to senior counsel at Motley Rice LLC, in Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Brian Blumenfeld ’11 has published an article in the Pepperdine Law Review, (Vol. 49, Issue 1, 2019) on marijuana legalization and international drug control treaties.
Kevin Birkhead ’08 has been elected partner at Timoney Knox, LLP, in Fort Washington, PA.
Marc D. Goldstone ’94 has become the Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Prime Healthcare, in Ontario, CA.
Josef Mintz ’08 has been elected president of the Turnaround Management Association’s Philadelphia/Wilmington Chapter.
Sydney J. Darling ’09 has been named a partner at Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP, in Newark, NJ.
Lauren B. Wilgus ’08 has been named of counsel at Blank Rome LLP, in New York, NY.
Josef W. Mintz ’08 has been named of counsel at Blank Rome LLP, in Philadelphia, PA.
Adam V. Orlacchio ’09 has been elected a partner at Blank Rome LLP, in Wilmington, DE.
Daniel S. Morris’09 has been elected a partner at Blank Rome LLP, in Philadelphia, PA.
Wanli Wu’07 has been promoted from Associate to Counsel at Cantor Colburn, in Hartford, CT.
Brian Blumenfeld ’11 has published an article in the Pepperdine Law Review, (Vol. 49, Issue 1, 2019) on marijuana legalization and international drug control treaties.
Gigio K. Ninan ’11 has been selected for the 2019 Lois B. Defleur Distinguished Alumnus Award by Binghamton University.
Miguel Pozo ’98 has been named a Latino Leaders Magazine 2018 Top Latino Lawyer in The Country
Stephen D. Ellis ’86 has joined the firm Paul Frank + Collins P.C. in Burlington, VT.
Steven J. Lorch ’09 has been named a partner at Bracewell LLP, in New York, NY.
Kevin Birkhead ’08 has been elected partner at Timoney Knox, LLP, in Fort Washington, PA.
Amanda M. Curley ’12 has joined as an associate at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., in Woodbridge, NJ .
Maritza Dominguez Braswell ’08 has been selected to join the administration of incoming Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser as Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation and Employment Law.
Brett I. Last ’03 has been named chief human resources officer at Skidmore College.
Guillermo Artiles ’12 has rejoined as a partner at McCarter & English, in Newark, NJ.
Michael R. Peacock ’10 has joined as an associate at Fox Rothschild LLP, in Atlantic City, NJ.
Natasha Payano ’18 has joined as an associate at Fox Rothschild LLP, in Morristown, NJ.
Matthew Sedacca ’10 has joined as a partner at the Law Offices of Marc Neff ’86, and the firm is now know as Neff & Sedacca.
Donita Judge ’03 has become the associate executive director of The Center for Constitutional Rights.
Ryan A. Hancock ’03 has received the Philadelphia Bar Association’s PNC Wealth Management Achievement Award, which honors significant accomplishments in improving the administration of justice.
Daris B. Jackson ’13 has been appointed as an Administrative Law Judge for the City of New York, Department of Finance.
Angela Quiles Nevarez ’05 has been named to the “Top Latino Lawyers 2018” list compiled by Latino Leaders magazine.
Jason C. Gavejian ’04 has been named to the “Top Latino Lawyers 2018” list compiled by Latino Leaders magazine.
Blake Filippi ’07 has been elected the Minority Leader in the Rhode Island House of Representatives.
Peter J. Sarubbi ’18 has joined as an associate in the Workers’ Compensation Department at Capehart Scatchard, in Mount Laurel, NJ.
J. Taylor Stewart ’17 has joined as an associate in the Workers’ Compensation Department at Capehart Scatchard, in Mount Laurel, NJ.
Sheldon H. Laskin ’76 has received the 2018 Multistate Tax Commission Paull Mines Award for Outstanding Contributions to State Tax Jurisprudence.
Vincent A. Cino ’79 has been elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in the Class of 2018.
Yolanda Garcia Balicki ’90 has become a member of Cumberland County College’s Board of Trustees.
Jason L. Sobel ’97 has been promoted to partner at Sills Cummis & Gross, in Newark, NJ.
Richard Negrin ’95 has been named vice president of regulatory policy and strategy at power company ComEd.
Brian Biglin ’11 has received the 12th annual Duane Morris Pro Bono Award.
Kevin J. Armstrong ’93 has joined Mitchell Hamline School of Law as a Distinguished Practitioner in Residence
Hon. Savannah L. Potter-Miller ’71 has been elected as an At-Large Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates.
Emily J. Leader ’75 has been awarded the Pennsylvania School Board Solicitors’ Association’s President’s Award for Distinguished Career Achievement in School Law.
Eric Moats ’16 has joined the Business Reorganization & Restructuring group of Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, in Wilmington, DE.
Justin P. Walder ’61, of Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, received the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Medal of Honor last month for professional excellence as demonstrated by accomplishments in the law, service to the profession and the community.
Richard Badolato ’65, of Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga, received the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism’s Daniel J. O’Hern award, for a respected attorney who has exhibited integrity, competence, high ethical standards, achievement and service to the bar and community.
Kasia Zielinski ’08 has been named president of the Hunterdon County Bar Association.
Andréa L. Maddan ’14 has joined as an associate and member of the Wealth Preservation and Litigation practices of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., in Morristown, NJ.
David J. Miller ’13 has rejoined as an associate in the Environmental Department of Gibbons P.C., in Newark, NJ. He recently completed service for the state of New Jersey as Senior Counsel at the Office of Governor Philip D. Murphy and previously served as Director of Operations for the Governor’s transition office prior to inauguration.
Dr. John C. Watson ’80 has been awarded the Ida B. Wells Award, for promoting newsroom diversity throughout his career as a journalist and educator, by the National Association of Black Journalists and the Medill School of Journalism at the University of Missouri.
Carrie Duranceau-Parikh ’05 has received the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Privacy Law Specialist designation.
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 email@example.com 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.
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