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.
Eoin P. Beirne became a partner in the Boston, MA office of Mintz Levin. He specializes in white collar criminal investigations, regulatory enforcement proceedings as well as corporate and securities litigation. (6/13/2014)
Grace C. Bonilla joined The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc. as its new president and chief executive officer. Founded in 1982, the organization has combined education and advocacy to expand opportunities for children and families and strengthen the voice of the Latino community. Prior to joining the organization, Bonilla worked at the New York City Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services since 2004, most recently serving as the Deputy Commission overseeing the Office of Community Affairs and Immigrant Services. (1/14/2015)
Cassandra M. Porter, counsel in the Roseland, NJ office of Lowenstein Sandler LLP, was named a 2014 NJ Rising Star by SuperLawyers and a 2013 New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal. A member of the firm's Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors' Rights Department Porter focuses her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, restructuring, debtor-creditor law and bankruptcy litigation. (9/9/2014)
Alexander H. Ryley, Director of the VOLS' Elderly Project, spoke at a forum hosted by New York State Senator Liz Kreuger in September 2014 titled, "Housing Issues for Older Adults." The Elderly Project provides free legal advice and other brief services to low-income Manhattan residents aged 60 and over, and to the social workers and advocates who assist them. (10/10/2014)
Craig Spierer became a partner in the Long Island office of Harris Beach PLLC. He focuses his practice in the areas of intellectual property, corporate transactions, and food, drug, and cosmetic law. He was selected as a New York Metro Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2013 and 2014.
Seth E. Spitzer became a partner in the New York office of Winston & Strawn. He focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial and securities litigation and arbitration. (3/28/2014)
Ryan D. Thompson, previously the legal editor at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, was named assistant general counsel at Niagara University. Thompson also serves as the director of a recently launched Continuing Legal Education program at the university as well as an adjunct writing professor. (9/9/2014)