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.

Samir Ahuja joined Blank Rome’s New York office as an associate in the finance, restructuring and bankruptcy group, representing investment banks, financial institutions, and borrowers. He was previously with Ashurst LLP. (10/27/2017)

Benjamin Battles was appointed Vermont Solicitor General by Attorney General T.J. Donovan. As Solicitor General, Battles is the chief appellate lawyer for the State of Vermont. He represents the State in litigation before state and federal appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and supervises all of the Vermont Attorney General Office’s appellate litigation. (3/1/2017)

Keri S. Bruce was elevated to partner in the entertainment and media industry group at Reed Smith LLP. Based in the firm’s New York office, she represents national and multi-national clients and trade organizations in matters relating to advertising, marketing, media, promotions, trade practices, intellectual property, and technology. (3/1/2017)

Richard E. Freeman III was named partner of Rheem Bell & Mermelstein, where he heads the firm’s litigation practice group. He represents individuals and businesses in New York State and Federal courts, and before alternate dispute resolution panels in the United States and abroad. He was previously a senior litigation associate at the firm. (3/1/2017)

Karen Kim, associate at Manaker & Herrmann LLP, was a recipient of Lawyers Alliance for New York’s 2017 Cornerstone Award honoring outstanding pro bono legal services to nonprofits, in recognition of her efforts on behalf of Dress for Success Worldwide. She practices trademark and corporate law and provides general counsel to architects. (11/17/2017)

Adam M. Koelsch joined the Philadelphia office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka as an associate, focusing on state and local tax planning. He previously served as deputy city solicitor for the City of Philadelphia Law Department. (3/1/2017)

Benjamin D. Moore joined Mayerson Abramowitz & Kahn, LLP, a Manhattan-based firm handling all areas of matrimonial and family law. Formerly an assistant district attorney in Bronx County and public defender at Brooklyn Defender Services, his specialty is domestic violence representation. Moore is also an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Brooklyn Law School. (3/1/2017)

Joshua Shpayher was named general counsel of LabPro, a laboratory testing services company based in Harwood Heights, Illinois. (9/5/2017)

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