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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.

Michael Butler is the author of Avenging al Mohammed, available through Amazon. The book is a sequel to his previous book, Once a Noble Endeavor. Butler is a retired police captain and attorney who served in the U.S. Army Security Agency as a military intelligence analyst. (3/4/2016)

Mitchell D. Haddad, a member of the Sills Cummis & Gross litigation department, was named co-chair of the firm’s New York Real Estate Litigation. His practice focuses on complex real estate and commercial litigation, and he represents domestic and international companies, lenders, borrowers, owners and developers, and commercial landlords and tenants. (3/3/2017)

Gary Port, a founding partner in Port & Sava, with offices in Manhattan and Lynbrook, NY, was recognized as one of New York Law Journal’s “Lawyers Who Lead by Example” in the pro bono category. A retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel, he advises soldiers on legal matters and defends those facing court martial. He was appointed visiting professor at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law, where he runs a Veterans’ Legal Service Clinic, providing free legal services to veterans. (3/3/2017)

Gerard Romski was reappointed to the Board of Directors of the New York State Dormitory Authority (DASNY). He also serves as chair of DASNY’s finance committee. (10/29/2016)

Lee Sporn joined Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP as of counsel in the firm’s intellectual property law practice, where he focuses on clients in the luxury goods, fashion, and retail industries. He was previously a senior vice president at Michael Kors Holdings Limited. (3/3/2017)

James Williams was elected president of the Onondaga County Bar Association. He is a staff attorney at Legal Services of Central New York, where he represents workers in employment matters. Williams is also an adjunct professor of employment law at Syracuse University College of Law. (3/4/2016)

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