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.
Nicholas Bagley, an associate at the New York personal injury law firm, Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., was named a National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 under 40 for New York State and was selected as a “New York Super Lawyer Rising Star” in 2011 and 2012. According to VerdictSearch, Bagley obtained the largest premises liability award for 2010 and the second largest motor vehicle accident award for 2011. (7/20/2012)
Jonathan M. Darsky was recently featured in an article in The New York Times about the creation and opening of his one-of-a-kind mobile pizza kitchen in San Francisco, CA. (June 15, 2012) The truck was fashioned from a used shipping container and a Freightliner M2 106 and boasts a 4,800 pound Neapolitan pizza oven. Darsky is a veteran in the pizza business, having worked at several well-known California restaurants. (7/20/2012)
Jason Klimpl, an associate in the Employment, Staffing Law and Corporate practice groups at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, was named associate general counsel of the New York Staffing Association. The Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes the interests of the staffing industry through legal and legislative advocacy, education, and the advancement of high standards of ethical conduct. Klimpl was also recognized as the 2012 Rising Star for Best Accountants & Attorneys for Privately Held Companies by The New York Enterprise Report. (12/13/2012)
David M. Knapp, previously an associate at Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP, joined the Rochester, NY office of Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP, as an associate. Knapp practices in a wide range of civil litigation matters. (8/14/2012)
Deepinder Singh Mayell was promoted to Director of the Refugee and Immigrant Program at The Advocates for Human Rights. Mayell joined the Minneapolis, MN based international human rights organization as a staff attorney in August 2011. The Refugee and Immigrant Program provides extensive pro bono asylum and detention advocacy to indigent clients by recruiting volunteer attorneys to represent clients in asylum proceedings and maintaining a caseload of affirmative applications, defensive applications in removal proceedings, and post-asylum grant relief. It also provides several asylum law trainings throughout the year and is a regional resource for the immigration bar when complicated questions arise in cases. Mayell was previously a staff attorney at Merrimack Valley North Shore Legal Services in Massachusetts. (4/30/2012)
Kristen Loughren Morrissy and David Morrissy were wed in June 2012. Kristen is an associate at Cullen & Dykman LLP and David is an associate at Zeichner, Ellman & Krause LLP. (8/13/2012)
Thomas J. Welling, Jr., formerly an associate with Simpson Thacher LLP, joined the New York office of Venable LLP as an associate concentrating in the area of commercial litigation. (3/6/2013)