Class Notes: November 2018


Paul Robinson ’83 has been named in Billboard’s 2018 Top Music Lawyers.

Norm Ashkenas ’92 was elected chair of the FINRA National Adjudicatory Council.

Miriam Buhl ’92 was honored by the Center for Constitutional Rights for standing up for social justice. She has coordinated Weil, Gotshal & Manges award-winning worldwide pro bono program since 2005. Read more.

Paul B. Sweeney ’92 has been named a 2018 Metro New York Super Lawyer.

Eric Grossman ’93 will be honored at the UJA Corporate Counsel dinner in March 2019.

Vicky Tsilas ’93 co-authored the 2018 edition of the book ABC’s of Arbitrage – Tax Rules for Investment of Bond Proceeds of Municipalities.

David Anders ’94 was featured in Lawdragon’s Lawyer Limelight series. Read the full interview.

Sam Levine ’94 has published two books: Was Yosef On The Spectrum? and Jewish Law and American Law: A Comparative Study.

Adam Weinstein ’94 has joined Sidley Austin LLP as partner.

Jil Heitler Blomberg ’97 was sworn in as president of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers on June 11, 2018.

Doug Davis ’98 has been named in Billboard’s 2018 Top Music Lawyers.

Bindu Donovan ’98 has joined Desmarais as partner.

Christopher E. Lawrence ’99 has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in its global debt-finance practice in their new office in Hartford, Connecticut.

Shaliendra Maheshwari ’01 has joined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP as counsel in its Washington, D.C. office.

Michele Navazio ’03 has joined Seward & Kissel LLP as partner.

Adam Zia ’04 has been named in Billboard’s 2018 Top Music Lawyers.

Kenneth Juster ’05 has joined Cooley LLP as partner.

Julian Petty ’06 has been named in Billboard’s 2018 Top Music Lawyers.

Alison Miller ’07 has been appointed to senior vice president at Omni Management Group.

Andrew Zatz ’07 has been elected partner at White & Case.

Joseph Gottlieb ’08 has been recognized as a Rising Star by Euromoney Legal Media Group.

Robert Rich ’08 and Amanda Alexander were married on October 13, 2018.

Marc Sternberg ’08 has welcomed a baby boy, Zachary.

Michael Hamburger ’09 has been elected partner at White & Case.

Olgu Kama ’08 has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s Istanbul office as an international partner.

Kelly L. Tucker ’10 has been named senior counsel at Grant & Eisenhofer PA. She will continue to represent clients in connection with complex financial litigation.

Allison Mahoney ’11 has joined A Better Childhood as a staff attorney.

Jason I. Burke ’12 and Dr. Elena Welt were married on October 20, 2018.

Max Nowak ’12, a senior associate in Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel’s Investigations and White Collar Defense group, has again been named a Metro New York Super Lawyer Rising Star in the area of criminal defense: white collar.

Michael Keough ’13 has relocated from New York to San Francisco and continues to work for Steptoe & Johnson LLP in its white-collar defense and commercial litigation groups.

Lucinda Dhesi ’15 has joined Linklaters as an investment funds paralegal.

Yando Peralta ’17 and Dorothy Anna Kadar were married on October 7, 2018.

Taylor Procopio ’17 has joined Smith Sovik Kendrick & Sugent P.C. as an associate attorney.


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