Your Class Network

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.

Lauren Hersh is director of anti-trafficking policy and advocacy at Sanctuary for Families, a New York City nonprofit dedicated to aiding victims of domestic violence and their children. She was recognized as one of New York Law Journal’s Rising Stars of 2016. (8/29/2016)

Gina Mavica-Farraj and her husband, Michael, welcomed the birth of their second child, Bianca Grace, on June 24, 2015. Mavica-Farraj is a partner at Baker Hostetler, specializing in commercial real estate transactions and finance. (3/8/2016)

Candace Sady was promoted at Colgate-Palmolive Company to Chief Marketing Counsel, Hill's Pet Nutrition, where she provides legal counsel on a global basis and directly in support of the North America region in relation to advertising claims, sales and advertising strategies, contracts, and product launches. She also defends and supports legal and regulatory challenges to advertising claims worldwide, including litigation. (9/9/2016)

Andrew Schoulder joined the New York office of Bryan Cave as partner in the bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights group. He advises private investment firms, corporations, and financial institutions on corporate matters, acquisitions, joint ventures, restructuring, and complex commercial transactions. He was previously chair of the aerospace and defense group at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP. (8/29/2016)

Mathew Tully was recognized as one of 2015’s most influential and impactful veterans by HillVets, a nonprofit group of bipartisan veterans and supporters empowering veterans to advance in careers following military service. Tully is founding partner of Tully Rinckey PLLC, where he focuses his practice on employment law, military law, and family and matrimonial law. He was deployed to Iraq in 2005 with the New York Army National Guard, and in 2012 received the Purple Heart for injuries sustained during a suicide bombing while serving in Afghanistan. (4/5/2016)

Stacey (Becker) Wanicur recently published a memoir, Knot the One: Why Getting Dumped Before My Wedding Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me (Thought Catalog Books, Oct. 2015). She is Americas head of regulatory examinations for Credit Suisse. (3/8/2016)

Brad Wolk was promoted to executive managing director in Savills Studley’s New York headquarters. He handles strategic planning, financial analysis, and lease negotiation for many of the firm’s largest clients, which include law firms, financial services companies, fashion/apparel concerns, and foreign governments. (4/5/2016)

Joseph Yi was named Chief Investment Officer of Real Hospitality Group, a hotel management firm with more than 70 properties across the United States. He was previously a managing director of SHVO, a luxury New York City real estate developer in New York City. (7/13/2016)

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