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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.

Christopher Bouriat joined the New York office of Proskauer Rose, LLP as an associate in the labor & employment law department. He was previously an assistant corporation counsel in the labor & employment law division at the New York City Law Department. (3/9/2016)

Paul Cossu was promoted to partner at Cahill Partners LLP. He concentrates his practice on general commercial matters with a particular focus on art law. (4/5/2016)

Anne del Castillo was appointed chief operating officer and general counsel of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME). The agency develops the city's diverse media functions, encourages local economic activity in the entertainment industry, and spurs the development of new media. Del Castillo joined MOME in 2014 as director of legal affairs. She previously worked with American Documentary, producers of the acclaimed POV series on PBS, for 10 years. (10/30/2015)

Kristin M. Gallagher, previously an associate at Kraus & Zuchlewski LLP, joined the Community Service Society of New York as an Associate Supervising Attorney in its Community Health Advocates Division. The Society works to address the root causes of economic disparity through research, advocacy, litigation, and innovative program models. (7/15/2015)

Evan Goldman joined Hill Wallack LLP as counsel in its franchise law and bankruptcy/creditors’ rights practice groups. He will be responsible for expanding the franchise law practice group, which seeks to represent franchisors and franchisees throughout the United States. (3/9/2016)

Amy Handler wrote an article “Third Circuit Wades into Intersection of IP and Antitrust” for Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (Oct. 13, 2015). She is an associate in the litigation and product liability practice groups of Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., based in the firm’s Newark, NJ, office. (3/9/2016)

Jason Hart joined Vidaris, Inc. as general counsel, overseeing all of the company’s legal function, including enterprise risk management, dispute avoidance, dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, and transactional-related activities. Vidaris is a leading consulting company in real estate and construction, supporting clients in New York and throughout the world on cutting-edge projects. He was recently recognized by Building Design+Construction as a “40 Under 40” in the architectural, engineering, and construction industry. (2/3/2016)

Mark D. Jackson joined Two Trees Management Co. as real estate counsel in its Commercial Division. Jackson previously served as assistant general counsel to the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, where he oversaw both public and private development matters including tax credit financing, re-zoning applications, negotiations on ground leases and long-term space leases, power purchase agreements, construction contracting, and real estate financial modeling. (8/26/2015)

Andrew Samuels was appointed associate counsel of Stonehenge NYC, a real estate company in Manhattan, where he will focus on rent regulation compliance and tenant relations. He previously served as an associate at Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman, LLP. (3/9/2016)

Kelly D. Schneid joined Morritt Hock & Hamroff LLP as an associate in the firm’s Garden City office. She focuses her practice on appellate, commercial, and real estate litigation. She was previously an associate at Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf. (4/22/2016)

Irene Tan, an Associate Counsel at AIG Property Casualty, was elected Membership Secretary of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), beginning her term in April 2015. Tan has been a member of AABANY since 2008 and previously served as co-chair of the Student Outreach and Young Lawyers Committees. (7/15/2015)

Bradley M. Wanner, previously an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department, joined the New York office of Harris Beach PLLC as an associate in its Mass Torts and Industry-Wide Litigation Practice. Wenner represents a range of clients in mass tort, class action, products liability, and commercial litigation. (7/15/2015)

Jennvine Wong, a staff attorney in the Parole Revocation Defense Unit at the Legal Aid Society, served as a host-committee co-chair for the Urban Justice Center’s Sex Workers Project Fundraiser in June 2015. Wong previously served as a fellow at the organization through the Law School’s post-graduate public interest fellowship program, where she filed motions to vacate convictions for sex trafficking survivors. (8/26/2015)

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