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.
Richard E. Grayson, who maintains his own practice in White Plains, NY, was named as a 2014 "New York Area Best Lawyer" in the area of ethics and professional responsibility law. Grayson represents judges and lawyers facing sanctions for ethics violations or charges of misconduct. (3/10/2014)
Vincent F. Pitta, Founding and Managing Partner of the law firm Pitta & Giblin LLP, and the lobbying, consulting and government relations firm of Pitta Bishop Del Giorno & Giblin LLC, was featured in the cover story of Crain's, "City Hall's New 'In' Crowd of Lobbyists," (Feb. 10-16, 2014). Pitta practices in the areas of labor and management relations in both the private and public sectors. (3/10/2014)
Lawrence W. Sherlock, a shareholder in the Houston, TX office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka, was named to the 2014 list of the "Best Lawyers in America" in the tax litigation and controversy practice area. Sherlock's practice focuses on negotiating and litigating federal tax disputes and representing businesses and individuals before IRS agents, the IRS Appeals Office, the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Federal District Courts and Federal Courts of Appeal. (3/10/2014)
Lawrence W. Sherlock, a shareholder in the Houston, TX office of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, was named to the 2015 Best Lawyers in America list by U.S. News & World Report in the area of litigation and controversy – tax. Sherlock focuses his practice on negotiating and litigating federal tax disputes, representing businesses and individuals before IRS agents, the IRS Appeals Office, the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Federal District Courts and Federal Courts of Appeal. (9/9/2014)
Louis Sherman and Suzanne M. Wismer '03, both formerly with Hofheimer Gartlir & Gross, LLP, joined Romer Debas LLP. Sherman is a partner in the firm's Real Estate Practice, where he focuses on shopping center acquisitions, construction lending, leasing, purchasing and selling of properties, and cooperative and condominium offerings. Wismer is counsel in the firm’s Trust & Estates and Estate Planning Practice working in the areas of trust & estates, estate administration, and elder law. (10/10/2014)
Jared H. Wolovnick was promoted to vice president and associate general counsel at Verisk Analytics, a global leader in risk analytics and insurance. Wolovnick joined the company in 1978 and he currently manages the Corporate Division within the Law Department, where he oversees contracts, employment law, real estate, intellectual property and mergers & acquisitions. (10/10/2014)