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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.

Maxine S. Broderick was elected president of the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association for the 2016-17 term. She maintains a matrimonial and family law practice in Garden City, NY. She is also an active member of the Nassau County Bar Association and Nassau County Women's Bar Association. (3/8/2016)

Anta Cissé-Green joined New York University Langone Medical Center as Associate General Counsel – Development. She is responsible for all trust and estate related matters as well as all tax exempt matters related to the Medical Center and the School of Medicine. She was previously of counsel at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. (8/29/2016)

Frederick E. Curry III, principal in the regulatory and compliance practice of Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, has been named Deloitte Advisory anti-money laundering (AML) and economic sanctions practice leader. Based in Washington, DC, he has served Deloitte Advisory’s clients with AML, sanctions, and financial crimes matters since 2006. (5/18/2016)

John P. “Jack” Flanagan joined the New York office of Andrews Kurth as a partner in the Business Transactions/Real Estate practice. His practice focuses on representing lenders, borrowers, private equity funds, developers, and operators in all aspects of commercial real estate. (4/5/2016)

Naomi Johnson joined Ball Janik LLP as a litigation associate in the firm’s Portland, OR, office. Her principal areas of practice are commercial litigation, employment law, and insurance recovery. (3/8/2016)

Brian J. Gershengorn is co-managing partner of Fisher Phillips’ recently opened New York City office. It is the firm’s 33rd office location. Gershengorn represents clients nationally in labor and employment matters in the healthcare, entertainment, sports, hospitality, financial services, retail, technology, and education industries. His practice includes a special concentration in wage and hour litigation. (8/29/2016)

Ronald Goldstein was a speaker at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) 2016 Claims College School of Professional Lines, held in Baltimore in September. As managing director with the legal claims and practice group of Aon Financial Services, he works closely with brokers and clients on issues involving corporate directors and officers liability, employment practices, fiduciary, errors and omissions, cyber, fidelity, and other executive and professional liability insurance products. (8/29/2016)

Joshua Kopelowitz, member of Rosenberg & Estis, P.C., was selected as a 2017 AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, his second selection in as many years. In addition, his article, “Common Law Right to Use Self-Help to Evict a Commercial Licensee,” was published by the New York Law Journal on September 1. (9/9/2016)

Deirdre M. Lok, assistant director and counsel of the Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, was appointed to the 2015 Age-Friendly NYC Commission. The Commission works closely with City government, business and non-profit sectors, to assure the City is addressing the challenges and leveraging the opportunities posed by a rapidly increasing population of older New Yorkers in four major areas: community and civic participation, housing, public spaces and transportation, and health and social services. (3/8/2016)

Nicholas J. Minella is currently deployed overseas with the 10th Mountain Division (LI) as part of United States Forces-Afghanistan. Captain Minella is a U.S. Army Reservist serving as a Judge Advocate in Afghanistan. (3/8/2016)

James Schiffer, an associate at Allegaert Berger & Vogel and a former independent pharmacy owner, received the NARD Ownership Award from the National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation. The award recognizes an independent pharmacist who has demonstrated excellence in the field of community pharmacy ownership. (10/29/2016)

Jeremy Schiowitz, partner at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson, LLP, joined The Expert Network, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. He was chosen as a Distinguished Lawyer based on peer reviews and ratings and professional accomplishments and recognitions. He specializes in personal injury law. (7/18/2016)

Jason Stanevich, a shareholder in Littler’s New Haven, CT, office, has been honored as a recommended lawyer by The Legal 500 United States 2016 in the labor management relations category. (8/29/2016)

Camille J. Varlack was appointed by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo as deputy director for ethics, risk and compliance in the Executive Chamber. She will coordinate the Governor’s statewide ethics, risk and compliance program across agencies and authorities, working with the state’s chief risk officer. She previously served as special counsel to the superintendent of the Department of Financial Services for ethics, risk and compliance. (2/3/2016)

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