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.
Francis J. Aquila, a partner in the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and co-head of the firm's General Practice Group, joined the board of directors of Uniting Against Lung Cancer, a nonprofit dedicated to funding innovative research and raising awareness to find a cure for lung cancer. Aquila's practice includes negotiated and unsolicited mergers and acquisitions; complex cross-border transactions; global joint ventures; private equity transactions; and corporate governance matters. Aquila is also a member of the Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees. (10/3/2013)
Michael D. Grohman, managing partner of the New York office of Duane Morris LLP, will be honored as one of two inaugural recipients of the Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS) Male Allies award. Grohman, who is also chair of the firm's Wealth Planning Practice Group, spearheads the firm's work on behalf of GEMS. He practices in the areas of tax and estate planning and administration. (5/31/2013)
Ann L. MacDougall was appointed president of Encore.org, a national nonprofit that helps people transition to jobs in the nonprofit world and the public sector. MacDougall leads strategy, operations, programs, and initiatives for the company. She previously served as chief operating officer of Acumen, a global nonprofit that raises charitable donations to invest in companies, leaders, and ideas that are changing the way the world tackles poverty. (3/10/2014)
Karen J. Tenenbaum, who practices tax law at her firm, Karen J. Tenenbaum, P.C., located in Melville, NY, was presented with Long Island Pulse Magazine's Most Impressive Case Victory Award at its 2013 Legal Eagles Awards Dinner. The award recognized her firm's recent successful representation of taxpayers in a New York State income tax residency audit. (9/8/2013)