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    04.14.10 International Law Society Alumni Panel
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    Wednesday, April 14th
    6:00—9:00 pm

    Subtonick Center
    250 Joralemon Street

    The BLS International Law Society is hosting a networking dinner and panel discussion featuring several prominent alumni currently practicing international law.


    Panelists include:
    Hon. Joanna Miller Bukszpan, Esq. ’76, Immigration Judge (Personal Capacity)
    Practice Area: Immigration

    Judge Bukszpan graduated magna cum laude from Brooklyn Law School, class of 1976. Subsequently, she was hired under the Attorney General's Honor Law Graduate program and worked for the Department of Justice at the Immigration Service offices in New York. In 1995, she was appointed as an Immigration Judge, sitting in the New York City Immigration Court.

    Colleen L. Caden, Esq. ’99, Partner, Pryor Cashman LLP
    Practice Area: Immigration

    Colleen L. Caden is a partner at Pryor Cashman LLP and is chair of the firm’s immigration practice. She has extensive experience representing a diverse client base including Fortune 100 and 500 companies in the consumer products, financial services and consulting industries as well as in the professional sports, entertainment, media, higher education and health care fields.

    Amy C. Cococcia, Esq. ’98, Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
    Practice Area: Immigration

    With ten years of experience practicing corporate immigration law, Amy Cococcia is responsible for managing client engagements for several large multinational companies in the financial services industry, as well as in accounting and architectural sectors. A member of the firm's Corporate Compliance Committee, she has extensive experience representing clients with employer sanctions and I-9 compliance issues. In law school, Ms. Cococcia served on the Journal of Law and Policy and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society's Philip C. Jessup International Law Team.

    Claudia Connor, Esq. ’88, Regional Director, U.S. Programs, International Rescue Committee
    Practice Area: Human Rights

    Claudia Connor joined the US Programs Department as Regional Director in October 2008 after an esteemed career as Senior Technical Advisor in Protection and Rule of Law in the Governance and Rights Technical Unit of the IRC International Programs Department. A native of New York City, Ms. Connor lived and worked overseas from 1998 – 2008 in Mozambique, Malawi, and Myanmar. While overseas, she worked as a consultant for UNICEF, ILO, Save the Children UK, The Carter Center, UNDP/UNICRI, and was on staff with a national human rights NGO in Malawi.

    Michael E. Feldman, Esq. ‘69, Corporate Partner, Proskauer Rose, LLP
    Practice Area: Co-Head of Lodging & Gaming Group

    Michael Feldman is a Partner in the Corporate Department, and a former Co-Chair of the Corporate Department and a former member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He also co-heads the Firm’s Lodging & Gaming Group. In that role, he has represented developers, operators, owners and banks in connection with development projects, chain and property acquisitions, sales, joint ventures, management agreements, financings, restructurings, and workouts.

    Michael J. Khorsandi, Esq. ‘06, Associate, Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP
    Practice Area: Customs and International Trade

    Michael J. Khorsandi is an attorney at Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP – the nation’s largest law firm devoted exclusively to international trade, export and Customs matters. The firm represents a wide variety of clients worldwide, ranging from foreign governments, privately held corporations and Fortune 500 companies engaged in the manufacture, importation, exportation and distribution.


    For more information, contact Eugene Meyers.

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