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.
Noah J. Hanft, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief franchise integrity officer for MasterCard Worldwide, was named General Counsel of the Year by the International Law Office and the Association of Corporate Counsel at their Sixth Annual Global Counsel Awards Ceremony in June. He was selected from among 3,500 other individual nominations. Hanft is responsible for overseeing legal affairs and public policy as well as Payment Systems Integrity, which includes oversight of Fraud Management, Security and Risk Services, and Global Product and Information Security. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society. (7/20/2012)
Gregory J. Wallance, a partner in the New York office of Kaye Scholer LLP published a nonfiction book, America’s Soul in the Balance: the Holocaust, FDR’s State Department, and the Moral Disgrace of an American Aristocracy (Greenleaf Book Group Press 2012), which recounts the dramatic interplay between The Department of State and the Department of the Treasury during the Holocaust over the fate of the Jews of Europe. Wallace has published several other books that have received critical acclaim, including Papa’s Game, and Two Men Before the Storm: Arba Crane’s Recollection of Dred Scott and the Supreme Court Case that Started the Civil War. He practices in the areas of white collar litigation and civil and commercial litigation. (2/4/2013)