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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.

Tracey Vallarta Jordal was promoted to executive vice president in PIMCO’s New York office, where she is head of the legal and compliance department’s counterparty transactional management team. She oversees and advises PIMCO’s global offices with respect to derivatives and forward/financing related transactions and agreements, as well as any related regulatory issues. (2/19/2018)

Matthew E. Ross, has joined the Washington, DC office of Jennings Strouss as a member of its Energy and Corporate, Securities, and Finance departments. Matthew was previously a shareholder at Polsinelli PC, focused on development, permit issues, and financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. (4/24/2018)

Andrew J. Smiley, partner of Smiley & Smiley, LLP, was elected president of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. He was sworn in by Hon. Rowan D. Wilson, associate judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, on May 11 and will serve a one-year term. (6/1/2017)

Lowell J. Walters joined Carlton Fields as of counsel in the firm’s Tampa office. He practices in the firm’s business transactions practice group, focusing on employee benefit matters involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code, addressing issues affecting retirement and welfare plans for for-profit, non-profit, and governmental employers. (8/4/2017)

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