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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 '06has 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 kmp@njlawfirm.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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In Memoriam

To inform us of the passing of an alumnus/alumna, please email alumni@law.rutgers.edu.

Myron W. Kronisch '52 Obituary

Gregory M. Downs '83 Obituary

Judith Esmay '76 Obituary

Lover Marie Guillory '75 Obituary

Brenda Ravenell '84 Obituary

Richard Kleinberg '64 Obituary

Bruce D. Herrigel '54 Obituary

David J. Breitkopf '48 Obituary

Hubert Williams '74 Obituary

Joel Leyner '55 Obituary

Moses N. B. Ayiku, Jr. '75

R. Michael Haynes '68 Obituary

Lynn Miller '90 Obituary

Hon. George Logan, III '67 Obituary

David Perry Davis '96 Obituary

Former Congressman William J. Hughes '58 Obituary

Christopher Dietz '64 Obituary

Judge Daniel Coburn '68 Obituary

William "Bill" C. Foster '70 Obituary

Donald Bigley '53 Obituary

Myron Kronisch '52 Obituary

Philip A. John '76

Denise Baker Brown '85 Obituary

Xan Kaitlin DeMarinis '01 Obituary

Robin M. Hall '91 Obituary

Chance, R Robinson, Jr. '53 Obituary

Hal Braff '59 Obituary

Lucinda Long '84 Obituary

Edward T. Basaman '90 Obituary

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