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  • 06.27.18 Hannah Cao ’03 Named to FT Global GC 25
    Hannah Cao '03

    Less than three weeks after being named one of the top general counsels in the Asia-Pacific region by the Financial Times, Brooklyn Law School Alumnus of the Year Hannah Cao ’03, General Counsel of China’s Silk Road Fund, has been named to the FT’s Global GC 25, which highlights general counsel around the world “who demonstrate the importance of the corporate legal department.”

  • 06.27.18 Bernard Nash '66 Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
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    Bernard Nash ’66 has been honored by the Law School and Cozen O’Connor with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Nash is a true pioneer in the legal profession, from early in his career at the Securities and Exchange Commission, to his years at the U.S. Senate, to his work creating the country’s first state attorneys general practice.

  • 06.25.18 Steven Scheinfeld ’85 and Frederick Curry ’03 Appointed to Board of Trustees

    The Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees has appointed to the Board Steven G. Scheinfeld ‘85, Global Chair of the Corporate Department at Fried Frank, and Frederick E. Curry III ‘03, Anti-Money Laundering and Economic Sanctions Practice Leader and a Principal at Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP. Both are leaders in their respective fields who add deep, valuable experience and knowledge to the Law School community.

  • 06.20.18 Patrick Taurel ’10 Receives American Immigration Lawyers Association Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award
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    Patrick Taurel ’10, who developed a passion for immigration law while at student at Brooklyn Law School, has been named the 2018 Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). The award recognizes Taurel’s outstanding contributions as a young lawyer in the field of immigration and nationality law. He was presented with the award during AILA’s Annual Conference in San Francisco on June 14.

  • 06.08.18 Hannah Cao ’03 Honored with FT Innovative Lawyers Award
    Hannah Cao '03

    Hannah Cao ’03, General Counsel of China’s Silk Road Fund, has been named one of the top general counsels in the Asia-Pacific region by the Financial Times. Honored at an awards gala in Hong Kong celebrating the FT’s Innovative Lawyers Asia-Pacific 2018, Hannah and her team were recognized as one of the most innovative in-house legal departments.

  • 03.14.18 Matthew Dunn ’93 Appointed to Co-Chair Immigration Practice at Kramer Levin
    Matthew Dunn ’93

    Matthew S. Dunn ’93 has been appointed co-chair of the immigration practice at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel.

    “Matt is a leader in his field who has demonstrated strong commitment to our clients’ success and, by extension, the success of our firm,” said Paul S. Pearlman, managing partner of Kramer Levin, in a press release.

  • 02.22.18 Anna Ashurov `12 and An Duong `12 Appointed Recent Graduate Trustees
    Anna Ashurov '12 and An Duong '12

    The Board of Trustees has appointed Anna Ashurov `12 and An Duong `12 as Recent Graduate Trustee Members.

  • 02.14.18 Lawrence Sucharow ’75 Appointed to Board of Trustees
    Larry Sucharow '75

    The Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees has appointed to the Board Lawrence A. Sucharow '75, an internationally recognized securities lawyer and a leader of the class action bar.

  • 02.07.18 Distinguished Alumni Honored at Annual Luncheon
    2018 Annual Alumni Luncheon Honorees

    Brooklyn Law School alumni, faculty, trustees, and guests gathered at the Mandarin Oriental, New York, on Feb. 2 for the annual Alumni Association Luncheon. Honored as Alumni of the Year were Allen J. Grubman '67, one of the world’s most powerful entertainment lawyers and founder of Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks; and Hannah Cao '03, general counsel for China's Silk Road Fund, who has been recognized as one of China’s top general counsels. Andrew Rausa '13, lead advertising and privacy counsel for Facebook, was recognized with the Rising Star award.

  • 02.05.18 Weight Watchers Names Gail Tifford ’94 Chief Brand Officer
    Gail Tifford '94

    Gail (Goldman) Tifford ’94 has been named Chief Brand Officer at Weight Watchers International.

  • 01.31.18 Producer Charles Cohen ’77 Nominated for Two Academy Awards
    Charles Cohen ’77

    Charles Cohen ’77, a New York City real estate magnate and film producer, has received Academy Award nominations for two projects he co-produced: Faces Places and The Insult.

  • 01.03.18 Timothy Sini ’05 Takes Office as Suffolk County District Attorney
    Timothy Sini ’05 Elected Suffolk County District Attorney

    Timothy Sini ’05 was sworn in as the district attorney of Suffolk County, N.Y., on Jan. 2, with Professor Elizabeth Schneider, who worked closely with Sini when he was a law student, seated on the stage as his special guest. The oath of office was administered by New York Senator Charles Schumer.

  • 01.03.18 ‘Still Serving’ at Age 93, Federal Judge I. Leo Glasser ‘48 Profiled in New York Law Journal
    I. Leo Glasser '48

    I. Leo Glasser ’48, U.S. District Court Judge of the Eastern District of New York and former dean of the Law School, is the subject of a New York Law Journal Still Serving” profile—a series featuring active judges who are older than 90. After graduating from the Law School in 1948, Glasser, 93, served on its faculty until 1969, when he was appointed as a judge of the New York Family Court. He returned to Brooklyn Law School in 1977 to serve as dean, a position he held until 1981 when he was nominated to the federal bench by President Ronald Reagan. He has presided over many high-profile federal cases, including the trials of mob bosses John Gotti and Vincent Gigante, and the securities fraud case against former Computer Associates CEO Sanjay Kumar.