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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.

Matthew J. D'Emic, a Kings County New York State Supreme Court Justice, received a 2015 20/20 Vision Award from the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence in recognition of his “instrumental role in mobilizing the legal profession against domestic and sexual violence by either creating, supporting, advancing or advocating for the commission or VAWA over the past two decades.” D’Emic was appointed to the bench in 1996 and was assigned to the Brooklyn Domestic Violence Court in 1998, a specialized court handling domestic violence felonies. (7/15/2015)

Sean F.X. Dugan, a partner in the New York office of Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP practicing in the areas of medical malpractice, general liability, health care and insurance law, returned to the Law School in spring 2015 to guest lecture about civility matters in Professor Jodi Balsam’s Civil Externship Clinic Seminar. Joining him were John Bonina Jr. `90, founding partner of the personal injury and malpractice firm, Bonina & Bonina, PC, and Hon. Ariel E. Belen (Ret.), former Associate Justice of the NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dugan was also recently recertified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. (7/15/2015)

Avery Neumark joined Marks Paneth LLP as a partner in the firm’s tax group. He specializes in employee benefits and executive compensation, as well as ERISA, retirement planning, and compensation consulting. He is a former Commissioner of the New York State Insurance Fund and a member of the American Bar Association’s Employee Benefits Committee. He is also an adjunct professor at the Law School. (4/5/2016)

Barry Salzberg, who recently retired as Global Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited in May 2015, gave the keynote address at the Brooklyn College Baccalaureate Ceremony in May 2015. Salzberg joined the faculty of Columbia Business School as a Professor of Professional Practice in July 2015. (8/26/2015)

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