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.
Charles L. Lerner, founder and principal of Fiduciary Compliance Associates, a regulatory consultant to financial institutions, was appointed to the Board of Directors of The Chester River Health Foundation. The Foundation is a charitable organization that serves the fundraising needs of Shore Medical Center and Shore Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, both located in Chestertown, MD. Prior to starting his own company, Lerner served as head of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act enforcement at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. (9/9/2014)
Gerald L. Shargel, a partner in the New York office of Winston & Strawn LLP and member of its Litigation and White Collar and Internal Investigations Practice Groups, will receive the 2015 Norman S. Ostrow Award from the New York Council of Defense Lawyers in March 2015. The award is given to recipients whose career is “marked by numerous examples of a lawyer fighting for a client with vigor, dignity, and expertise.” Prior to joining Winston & Strawn, Shargel maintained his own criminal defense practice for almost 40 years. He is currently a member of the adjunct faculty at Brooklyn Law School where he teaches Psychiatry and Criminal Law. He served as the Law School’s Practitioner-in-Residence for several years, teaching a number from criminal law classes. (3/5/2015)