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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.

James I. Glasser and Joseph W. Martini were both appointed to leadership positions in the Litigation Department at the firm of Wiggin and Dana LLP. Glasser, a partner in the New Haven and New York offices, was named Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. He represents clients in complex civil litigations and in investigations and prosecutions conducted by the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, the State Department, State Attorneys General and other federal and state regulators. Martini, a partner in the Stamford and New York offices, was named Co-Chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense, Investigations, and Corporate Compliance Practice Group. He counsels clients in prosecutions and investigations including a broad range of federal criminal laws and regulations involving export and OFAC compliance, tax fraud, mortgage and financial fraud, bankruptcy fraud, mail and wire fraud and securities fraud. (5/7/2013)

Ellen G. Makofsky, founding partner of the Long Island firm of Raskin & Makofsky, was appointed co-chair of the New York State Bar Association's Committee on Women in the Law. Makofsky also serves as at-large member of the Executive Committee of the NYSBA, the governing body of the NYSBA. She focuses her practice in the areas of elder law, trust and estate, probate and estate administration, guardianships, and disability planning. (9/8/2013)

Robert Pardes joined the executive team of World Business Lenders, a lender to small business, as Director of Operations. Pardes was previously Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Cercasa, a de novo mortgage banking subsidiary established in consultation with Deutsche Bank in Bogota, Columbia. (9/11/2013)

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