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.

Jeremy Attie was unanimously elected as President and CEO of the New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board by its Board of Governors. He previously served as assistant counsel for labor and financial services to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. (3/1/2017)

Garrett T. Charon joined Ropes & Gray’s private equity practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges. (8/29/2016)

Christopher Choi, a member of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer’s real estate practice, was named counsel. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions. (3/1/2017)

Samantha V. Ettari was promoted to special counsel at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on contract and licensing disputes, advertising litigation, securities and regulatory defense, and bankruptcy litigation. She is also a member of the firm’s cybersecurity, privacy and data protection group. (3/1/2017)

Deborah Koplovitz joined Anderson Kill P.C. as a shareholder. Her practices focuses on the representation of cooperatives and condominiums, as well as commercial and real estate litigation. (3/1/2017)

Rebecca Landau was promoted to partner at Haynes & Boone, LLP. She is a member of the real estate practice group in the firm’s New York office, representing institutional and private equity lenders and owners and operators in the financing, acquisition, and disposition of commercial real estate properties. (3/1/2017)

Alex Lesman joined the Council of State Governments Justice Center as a policy analyst in the corrections and reentry division. (3/1/2017)

Errol Louis, NY1 political anchor, was honored by Medgar Evers College Educational Foundation at its inaugural Pinnacle Awards and Scholarship Dinner. The award was presented in recognition of his contribution to political awareness in the city. (10/29/2016)

Katharine Bieber Ogg joined the board of directors of Sanctuary for Families, a New York City nonprofit dedicated to aiding victims of domestic violence and their children. (8/29/2016)

David A. Shargel was elected partner in the trial section of Bracewell’s New York office. His litigation practices focuses on general commercial litigation, internal investigations, and white collar criminal defense. His practice also involves issues surrounding electronic discovery and data management. (3/1/2017)

Dan Slater is the author of Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico’s Most Dangerous Drug Cartel (Simon & Schuster, 2016). Slater is a former legal affairs reporter for The Wall Street Journal and has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New York magazine, and The Atlantic. His previous book, Love in the Time of Algorithms, was published in 2013. (8/29/2016)

Charles R. Stark joined real estate and banking firm Friedberg Pinkas PLLC as a partner. He was the founder of CR Stark & Associates P.C., a boutique real estate firm in New York. (3/1/2017)

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