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.

Ariel L. Aranda, previously at Shearman & Sterling LLP, joined the New York office of Gibson Dunn in its Real Estate Group. Aranda counsels clients in a wide range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, financings and leasing and development matters. (10/10/2014)

Jordan Elsas and Benjamin Ritzo `09 joined the Seattle, WA office of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as corporate counsel. AWS offers cloud computing services to businesses. Elsas previously served as an associate in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and investment management. Ritzo was an associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP in its Corporate Department. (4/10/2015)

Melissa Rivero, a merchandizer at mobile commerce startup, Boxed Wholesale, welcomed her second son, Gabriel, in April 2015. Rivero was also named a 2015 NYC Emerging Writers Fellow at the Center for Fiction in May 2015 and is currently working on a novel. (9/1/2015)

Cindy S. Shu joined the New York office of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. as an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. Shu prepares and prosecutes U.S. and foreign patent applications in technologies including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemical, biomedical, and mechanical inventions. (8/26/2015)

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