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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.

Benjamin Battles was appointed Vermont Solicitor General by Attorney General T.J. Donovan. As Solicitor General, Battles is the chief appellate lawyer for the State of Vermont. He represents the State in litigation before state and federal appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and supervises all of the Vermont Attorney General Office’s appellate litigation. (3/1/2017)

Keri S. Bruce was elevated to partner in the entertainment and media industry group at Reed Smith LLP. Based in the firm’s New York office, she represents national and multi-national clients and trade organizations in matters relating to advertising, marketing, media, promotions, trade practices, intellectual property, and technology. (3/1/2017)

Richard E. Freeman III was named partner of Rheem Bell & Mermelstein, where he heads the firm’s litigation practice group. He represents individuals and businesses in New York State and Federal courts, and before alternate dispute resolution panels in the United States and abroad. He was previously a senior litigation associate at the firm. (3/1/2017)

Lee Jacobs joined Helbraun & Levey, LLP, a boutique New York City law firm specializing in serving the hospitality and service industry. As senior associate attorney, his practice focuses on a wide variety of individual and corporate clients in complex matters in both state and federal court. (8/29/2016)

Adam M. Koelsch joined the Philadelphia office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka as an associate, focusing on state and local tax planning. He previously served as deputy city solicitor for the City of Philadelphia Law Department. (3/1/2017)

Benjamin D. Moore joined Mayerson Abramowitz & Kahn, LLP, a Manhattan-based firm handling all areas of matrimonial and family law. Formerly an assistant district attorney in Bronx County and public defender at Brooklyn Defender Services, his specialty is domestic violence representation. Moore is also an adjunct professor of trial advocacy at Brooklyn Law School. (3/1/2017)

Robert Ontell joined Helbraun & Levey, LLP, a boutique New York City law firm specializing in serving the hospitality and service industry. As senior associate attorney, his practice focuses on a wide variety of individual and corporate clients in complex matters in both state and federal court, as well as corporate transactional matters. (9/9/2016)

Thomas R. Vance joined Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, as Senior Manager, Tax Advisor. He was previously a tax attorney at Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek. (11/19/2016)

Gregory Zamfotis, owner of the Gregory’s Coffee chain of coffee shops, recently opened the store’s 17th location at Montague and Court Streets in Downtown Brooklyn. His first store was established in Manhattan in 2006. (7/13/2016)

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