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.
Patricia M. Kane, who maintains her own practice in New Haven, CT, is serving as the chair of the New Haven Democracy Fund, a position she has held since 2013. The fund provides public matching funds and public financing grants to New Haven Mayoral candidates who voluntarily agree to abide by certain restrictions and limitations on how campaign funds are raised and spent. (3/28/2014)
George A. Schieren, a partner in the New York office of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, was awarded an honorary doctorate from The Hebrew University in June 2013. Schieren is governor of the university's International Board of Governors and he is also the International Campaign Co-Chair and a member of the Executive Committee. A member of Gibson Dunn's Securities Litigation, Securities Enforcement, Crisis Management, and White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Groups, his practice focuses on securities litigation, regulatory enforcement proceedings, internal investigations and crisis management. (9/8/2013)
Bernard V. Kleinman, who maintains a private practice specializing in criminal, civil, commercial and general litigation, was appointed a Civilian Defense Attorney by the Office of the Chief Defense Counsel of the Department of Defense. As such, he represents detainees before Military Commissions in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Kleinman also serves as Of Counsel to Aitken Berlin, LLP handling litigation matters. (6/28/2013)