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.
Eric Adler is an attorney in the Seattle, WA, office of Miller, Egan, Molter & Nelson LLP. He practices technology-focused corporate and intellectual property law in the firm’s emerging tech group. He has also taught at the Law School’s BLIP clinic. (3/9/2016)
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)
Christopher Kibler and Melissa Wu recently launched a publishing company, EXO Books. Kibler, who practices intellectual property law, is a science-fiction writer and has published two books. (3/9/2016)
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)
Lauren (Jones) Watkins was promoted to litigation partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP. She was also recently selected to serve on the junior board for the Urban Assembly School of Law and Justice in Brooklyn, which has a partnership with the Law School. (3/9/2016)