Your Class Network

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.

Ory Apelboim joined Blank Rome’s matrimonial and family law group as an associate in the firm’s New York office. He concentrates his practice in all aspects of matrimonial and family law matters, including divorce, property distribution, child custody, and spousal and child support. He was previously an associate at Stein Riso Mantel McDonough, LLP. (6/16/2017)

Maxine S. Broderick was appointed Hempstead (NY) Village Justice, presiding over civil and misdemeanor criminal matters under the jurisdiction of the Court. Judge Broderick is the immediate past president of the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association and sits on the board of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. (3/1/2017)

Anta Cissé-Green joined New York University Langone Medical Center as Associate General Counsel – Development. She is responsible for all trust and estate related matters as well as all tax exempt matters related to the Medical Center and the School of Medicine. She was previously of counsel at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. (8/29/2016)

Brian J. Gershengorn is co-managing partner of Fisher Phillips’ recently opened New York City office. It is the firm’s 33rd office location. Gershengorn represents clients nationally in labor and employment matters in the healthcare, entertainment, sports, hospitality, financial services, retail, technology, and education industries. His practice includes a special concentration in wage and hour litigation. (8/29/2016)

Ronald Goldstein was a speaker at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) 2016 Claims College School of Professional Lines, held in Baltimore in September. As managing director with the legal claims and practice group of Aon Financial Services, he works closely with brokers and clients on issues involving corporate directors and officers liability, employment practices, fiduciary, errors and omissions, cyber, fidelity, and other executive and professional liability insurance products. (8/29/2016)

Naomi D. Johnson joined Bullard Law, based in Portland, Oregon, as an associate. She focuses her practice on employment law, employment litigation, and employee and supervisory training. She was previously an associate at Ball Janik LLP. (6/16/2017)

Joshua Kopelowitz, member of Rosenberg & Estis, P.C., was selected as a 2017 AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, his second selection in as many years. In addition, his article, “Common Law Right to Use Self-Help to Evict a Commercial Licensee,” was published by the New York Law Journal on September 1. (9/9/2016)

Winston Paes, former chief of the business and securities fraud section at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, joined Debevoise & Plimpton’s New York office as counsel in the white collar and regulatory defense group. As a federal prosecutor, Paes worked on several notable cases relating to securities and accounting frauds, foreign bribery matters, insider trading, and Ponzi and kickback schemes. (6/1/2017)

Paul J. Proulx joined carter Ledyard & Milburn as a partner in the firm’s real estate department. He focuses his practice on land use, zoning, and development matters, as well as general real estate transactions. He was previously senior counsel at Holland & Knight LLP. (6/1/2017)

James Schiffer, an associate at Allegaert Berger & Vogel and a former independent pharmacy owner, received the NARD Ownership Award from the National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation. The award recognizes an independent pharmacist who has demonstrated excellence in the field of community pharmacy ownership. (10/29/2016)

Jeremy Schiowitz, partner at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson, LLP, joined The Expert Network, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. He was chosen as a Distinguished Lawyer based on peer reviews and ratings and professional accomplishments and recognitions. He specializes in personal injury law. (7/18/2016)

Jason Stanevich, a shareholder in Littler’s New Haven, CT, office, has been honored as a recommended lawyer by The Legal 500 United States 2016 in the labor management relations category. (8/29/2016)

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