Ever wonder what's going on with your former classmates? Welcome to Class Notes online where you can stay abreast of the latest professional activities and other important milestones in your classmates' lives. Visit often, as we are frequently updating the site, with information compiled from alumni, including news published in local and national media.
Dennis J. Block, a shareholder in the New York office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and senior chairman of the firm’s Global Corporate M&A Practice, was named a 2012 BTI Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group. Inclusion on the list of only a few hundred attorneys nationwide is based on recommendation from corporate counsel for attorneys having a keen understanding of business issues, thought-leading approaches to legal services, and total commitment to client needs. Block handles a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, joint ventures and third-party tender offers on behalf of acquirers, targets and investment banks. He also acts as a corporate counselor to public companies, entrepreneurs, private equity and hedge funds, and investment and commercial banks. (2/23/2012)
Charles D. Goldman, who maintains his own practice in Washington, D.C., recently published an article, “Pursuit of Happiness: A Senior Lawyer Revisits an Old Flame,” in the Fall 2011 issue of the NYS Bar Association’s Senior Lawyer. (3/2/2012)
Edward M. Kaplan, who maintains a law and accounting advisory practice in Boca Raton, Florida, was elected to the board of directors of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Prior to retiring to Florida, Kaplan was one of the founding partners of DDK & Company, a Manhattan accounting firm. (2/4/2013)
Jerome A. Landau, a mediator, arbitrator and multi-panel AAA Neutral in Scottsdale, AZ, was initiated into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He was also elected chair of the international Advanced Commercial Mediation Institute for a sixth term and a presenter at its two day conference. (3/2/2012)
Gerald Levy, previously a partner at Day Pitney LLP, joined the New York office of McCarter & English LLP as a partner. Levy practices in the areas of patent prosecution, licensing, strategic planning, and litigation. (8/14/2012)