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.
Joshua D. Bernstein, a partner in the New York office of Pryor Cashman LLP, was named a 2103 “Rising Star” in the Real Estate category by Law360. Bernstein is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Litigation and Hospitality Litigation Groups. He advises clients in all types of disputes including those involving the acquisition and development of real property, the operation and management of hotels, complex real estate and hospitality financing matters, complex commercial lease disputes, and construction litigation. (6/28/2013)
Donald R. Boyce was appointed to the United States Senior Executive Service cadre as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to serve as Director of the Office of Emergency Management. Boyce oversees the federal government's primary planning and response arm for public health and medical emergency support. He previously served as the regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 1 at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (3/28/2014)
Dona J. Fraser was promoted to vice president in the Privacy Certified Department of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB). ESRB is a non-profit, self regulatory body that assigns ratings for video games and apps. Fraser joined the company in August 2007 as director of the Privacy Online Department. (4/5/2013)
Leah S. Karlov became a partner in the Los Angeles, CA office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in the firm's Tax Group. Karlov's practice focuses on the tax-efficient structuring of domestic and cross-border transactions for investment funds and multinational corporations. (3/28/2014)
Daniel Klein, previously an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx County District Attorney's Office, joined the White Plains, NY office of Goldberg Segalla as an associate. He focuses his practice in the area of general liability. (1/7/2014)
Amy W. Lu joined the New York office of Mintz Levin P.C. as Of Counsel in the firm's Real Estate Practice. Amy's practice involves all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including the acquisition, disposition and development of office, retail and mixed-use properties, joint ventures, and office, retail, ground and data center leasing. Amy previously served as an executive director of the legal and compliance division of Morgan Stanley where she handled transactions relating to the development, design and construction and leasing of the institution's real estate portfolio in the Americas, APAC and EMEA as well as managed the global legal work-streams of corporate transactions. Amy also practiced as an associate in the real estate group of Fried Frank representing developers, owners, investors, and financial institutions on a broad array of complex real estate projects. (9/8/2013)