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.
Jill D. Block, previously with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, joined the New York office of Mayer Brown & Platt LLP as a partner in its Real Estate Practice. Block represents institutional and private investors, developers, lenders and servicers in the acquisition, sale, financing and development of real estate. (9/9/2014)
William P. Bowden was named managing partner of the Wilmington, Delaware firm of Ashby & Geddes, PA. Bowden leads the firm’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency and represents creditors committees and debtors in a wide variety of matters. (3/5/2015)
Andrew W. Siegel, a founding partner of the personal injury and medical malpractice law firm Siegel & Coonerty, published his second novel, Cookie's Case (MysteriousPress.com, Feb. 2015). His first novel, Suzy’s Case, published in 2012, was selected by People.com Magazine as a "Best Beach Read" for 2013 and as a Suspense Magazine Best Book of 2012. Siegel litigates a wide range of matters involving serious bodily injury, with a special focus on traumatic brain injuries. (3/5/2015)
Roger Slade became a named partner and shareholder of the Miami law firm of Haber Slade, P.A. He practices in the area of commercial litigation, representing financial institutions in commercial real estate and personal property foreclosures and loan workouts. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Chairman of the Litigation Department at Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. Slade serves on the Board of the Council for Educational Change which is dedicated to improving Florida’s public schools, and he is the Chairman of the Council’s “Lawyers Alliance” which connects Florida lawyers to the public school system. (3/5/2015)
Darla C. Stuckey was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals. Stuckey joined the Society in 2009 as Senior Vice President – Policy and Advocacy and most recently served as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel. She previously served as Senior Assistant Secretary for American Express and Corporate Secretary at the New York Stock Exchange. Founded in 1946, the Society, whose membership includes over 3,300 governance professionals, supports the work of corporate boards and executive management regarding corporate governance and disclosure, compliance with the corporate and securities laws and regulations, and stock exchange listing requirements. (3/5/2015)