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.
Robert T. Green joined Smith Moore Leatherwood as an associate in the firm’s transportation industry group in Greenville, SC. His practice focuses on transportation litigation, as well as regulatory compliance business and commercial litigation. He previously served for five years in the U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General Corps. (3/9/2016)
Lori M. O'Brien was promoted to managing partner of Legal Assistance of Western New York (“LawNY”) and is in charge of all administrative and program activities for the Rochester office. LawNY is a not-for-profit law firm that provides free legal representation in non-criminal matters to low income people in Monroe County and 13 other Western New York counties. O’Brien joined the organization as a staff attorney in 2007 and was promoted to senior attorney in 2008 and supervising attorney in 2011. (10/5/2015)
Samuel I. Portnoy was promoted to director of the business and commercial litigation department of Gibbons P.C. Based in the firm’s Newark office, he handles large-scale business and commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and New York. His primary areas of focus include securities fraud, common law fraud, and breach of contract. (3/9/2016)
Vamshi Reddy joined Lane Powell as an attorney in the litigation practice group, where she focuses her practice on securities and complex commercial litigation, data privacy, and white collar criminal and civil defense. She is based in the firm’s Portland, Oregon, office. She previously worked for the Division of Financial Regulation of the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services. (7/18/2016)
Matthew Roose, previously an associate, was promoted to partner in Fried Frank’s bankruptcy and restructuring department, where he represents debtors and creditors and equity committees in chapter 11 cases and out-of-court restructurings. (4/5/2016)
Daniel K. Wiig, in-house counsel to the Municipal Credit Union, was appointed editor of NY Litigator, a publication of the New York State Bar Association focusing on issues affecting commercial and federal litigation in New York. Wiig was also awarded the New York County Lawyers’ Association Young Lawyers’ Section 2015 Appreciation Award in April 2015 in recognition of his leadership to that Bar Association. (8/26/2015)
Camille Zentner, previously a supervising attorney at New York Legal Assistance Group, was promoted to director of the Public Benefits Unit, which works to ensure that vulnerable populations have access to the public benefits to which they are entitled. Zentner is also an adjunct professor at the Law School. (3/14/2016)