Class Notes: April 2018


Shiela G. Riesel ’69 has been named to “New York Metro – The Top 50 Women,” featured in the Super Lawyers insert of The New York Times.

Barbara Opotowsky ’71 has been appointed president of the Mount Sinai Medical Legal Partnership.

Mark H. Tuohey III ’73 has joined BakerHostetler as of counsel to the firm’s white collar, investigations and securities enforcement and litigation team in Washington, D.C.

Gregory Milmoe ’75 has joined Greenberg Traurig as partner.

Maureen O’Connor ’90 has joined Blank Rome LLP, in their real estate group as of counsel.

John McCarthy 91, Anne Reilly 13, and Raymond J. Dowd 91 attended the Federal Bar Association’s Mid-Year Conference in Washington, D.C., on March 24, 2018.  John is the chair of the FBA’s Federal Litigation Section; Anne is the national delegate for the FBA’s Broward chapter; and Raymond is on the FBA’s government relations committee and formerly a member of the board of directors.

Raymond J. Dowd ’91 will be the keynote speaker at the United States District Court Conference at the Nevada Museum of Art called “The Art of Justice.” Ray also helped descendants of Holocaust victims win a monumental Nazi-looted art case.

Gina Mazzarulli-Sinon ’92 has joined Wells Fargo Bank as vice president and Special Needs Trust Advisory Specialist for the Northeastern United States.

David L. Mejias ’95 will now be a part of SmartCoparent’s new Independent Strategic Advisory Board. The ISAB will work closely with SmartCoparent’s founder to advance the development of the company and form connections with the family law community.

Stacy Horth-Neubert ’98 is the recipient of ACLU’s 2018 Access to Justice Award.

Elisa Shevlin Rizzo ’98 has been featured in Barron’s for her outstanding work after 9/11. Read the full story.

Craig D. Baron ’01 has joined Rawle and Henderson as partner.

Spiros Maliagros ’01 has been named chairman of the Greek Division for the Ronald McDonald House.

James D. Gatta ’02 has rejoined Goodwin as partner in its government investigations and enforcement and white-collar defense practices. 

John Beatty ’06 and his wife, Whitney, welcomed a baby girl, Georgina Wren.

Elisa D’Amico ’06 has been featured in The New York Times for her victory in one of the biggest judgments ever in a revenge porn case. Read the full story.

John Murray ’06 has joined Morris, Manning & Martin LLP in their Washington, D.C. office.

Erica Gomez ’07 has joined the New York County Surrogate’s Court as a court attorney.

Stephen J. Grable ’07 has been elected to partner at Hahn & Hessen LLP.

James Mandolfo ’07 has been serving in prosecution for the Noor Salman case in Florida.

Lani Perlman ’08 has been promoted to counsel at Holwell Shuster & Goldberg.

Blair T. Thetford ’08 has been elected to partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP.

Leigh Von Ostrand McKegney ’10 and Patrick McKegney ’11 welcomed baby girl, Katherine “Katie” Donovan McKegney.

Gene Kang ’11 has been named to the 2018 list of Rising Stars by New Jersey Super Lawyers.

John C. Kessler ’13 has joined Blank Rome as an associate in the corporate litigation group.


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