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.

Alexander B. Barton was elected shareholder at Polsinelli PC in the firm’s Denver office, where he focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions. (3/9/2016)

Garrett T. Charon joined Ropes & Gray’s private equity practice as partner in the firm’s New York office. He was previously a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges. (8/29/2016)

Debra J. Farber was recently named senior director of privacy, data, and risk policy in the global public policy department of Visa, Inc., in San Francisco. She also teaches at IANS and is the cofounder and an executive board member of Women in Security and Privacy, a community in the Bay Area that organizes events, panels, and seminars about the security and data privacy industries. (3/10/2016)

Theodore Ghorra was named partner in Nixon Peabody’s New York City office. He handles corporate transactions, including M&A, public offerings, and private placements. (3/9/2016)

David Kubikian joined the Herzog Law Firm, of Kingston, Albany, and Saratoga Springs, as a senior associate attorney. His practice is focused on estate planning, Medicaid planning, estate administration, matrimonial law and guardianship. (3/9/2016)

Timothy Oberweger joined TitleVest, a New York city-based title company, as managing director of business development and counsel. He was previously vice president, business development and counsel at Fidelity National Title. Oberweger recently served as a moderator for a panel discussion on Dumbo, “Brooklyn’s Hot Projects and Neighborhoods: An In-Depth Look at the Development Behind the Borough’s Growth,” hosted by Bisnow. (3/9/2016)

Katharine Bieber Ogg joined the board of directors of Sanctuary for Families, a New York City nonprofit dedicated to aiding victims of domestic violence and their children. (8/29/2016)

Matthew Porpora was named partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s litigation group. He represents leading global companies and financial institutions in securities, antitrust, banking, commodities and other complex commercial litigation, as well as in regulatory and criminal investigations. (3/9/2016)

Timothy Sini was confirmed as the Suffolk County Police Commissioner, the youngest man to lead the department in its history. He previously served as the deputy county executive for public safety. (3/9/2016)

Dan Slater is the author of Wolf Boys: Two American Teenagers and Mexico’s Most Dangerous Drug Cartel (Simon & Schuster, 2016). Slater is a former legal affairs reporter for The Wall Street Journal and has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New York magazine, and The Atlantic. His previous book, Love in the Time of Algorithms, was published in 2013. (8/29/2016)

Leonard Trivigno was promoted to counsel of Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP, where his practice focuses on restructuring and bankruptcy matters. He previously served as associate at the firm. (3/9/2016)

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