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.

Yesenia D. Batista was elected to partner at Thompson Hine LLP. She is a member of the commercial and public finance practice group in New York, focusing on corporate trust related agreements and structured finance transactions. (2/19/2018)

Alexander C. Drylewski, was promoted to partner for the complex litigation and trials practice group at Skadden Arps in New York City. (4/24/2018)

Michael German joined international dispute resolution funder Vannin Capital as investment director, based in the company’s New York City office. German was previously a senior associate at Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP. (10/16/2017)

Jared Goodman is animal law director for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, whose legal team was named Best Legal Department of 2017 by Corporate Counsel magazine. (8/4/2017)

Tristan A. Mullis was promoted to shareholder at civil litigation law firm Pettit Kohn Ingrassia Lutz & Dolin. Based in the firm’s Los Angeles office, he practices in the employment and labor law group, representing California employers in the defense of claims involving issues of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations. (2/19/2018)

Andre B. Nance was promoted to partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. He joined the firm’s New York office in January 2017 as a member of the private funds group. He focuses his practice on the representation of private fund sponsors in connection with the formation, capital raising, and operation of domestic and offshore funds. (2/19/2018)

Michele Rita joined Rivkin Radler LLP as an associate in the firm’s insurance fraud practice group. She focuses her practice on insurance defense and no-fault insurance fraud matters. (2/19/2018)

Julie F. Schechter was elevated to partner at Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP. She is a transactional attorney based in the firm’s New York office, where she advises and represents co-op/condo boards in all areas of concern. (3/14/2018)

Paul M. Schwartz, has been made partner at Duval & Statchenfeld. Mr. Schwartz joined the firm as an associate in its real estate practice group in 2009 and handles commercial real estate transactions. (4/24/2018)

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