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  • 12.28.18 Brooklyn Law School Mourns the Passing of Hon. William C. Thompson Sr. ’54
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    Hon. William C. Thompson Sr. ’54, Brooklyn's first African-American state senator and an active member of the Law School community, has died at the age of 94.

  • 12.12.18 Hon. Ramon E. Reyes Jr. ’92, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of New York, Joins Board of Trustees
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    The Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees has appointed the Honorable Ramon E. Reyes Jr., United States Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of New York, to the Board.

  • 12.11.18 Frank Aquila ’83 Named to the Financial Times Top 10 List of Legal Innovators for North America
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    Frank Aquila ’83, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell and Vice Chairman of the Brooklyn Law School Board of Trustees, has been recognized by the Financial Times as one of the “FT Top 10 legal innovators for North America.” Aquila, whose work focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance, is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading M&A lawyers.

  • 11.08.18 Hon. Matthew D’Emic ’77 Honored by National Alliance on Mental Illness

    Hon. Matthew D’Emic ’77, Brooklyn’s Mental Health Court judge and an adjunct professor at the Law School, has been honored by the New York state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness with the 2018 Criminal Justice Award. The award was presented “in grateful recognition of [his] tremendous compassion toward people living with a mental illness and commitment to reforming the criminal justice system and the courts in order to generate positive recovery-oriented outcomes.”

  • 10.30.18 Growing with Goldman: Anna Ashurov ’12 Amplifies Alumni Engagement
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    When Anna Ashurov ’12, vice president in the Financing Group at Goldman Sachs, was elected a Recent Graduate member of the Board of Trustees, she was excited to give back to her alma mater.

  • 10.23.18 Alumni Named to American Bankruptcy Institute “40 Under 40” Emerging Leaders List
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    Three alumni have been named 2018 “40 Under 40” Emerging Leaders in Insolvency Practice by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI): Christopher Gartman ’07, counsel in the Corporate Reorganization & Bankruptcy group at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in New York; Alexa Kranzley ‘08, special counsel in the Finance and Restructuring Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York; and Jennifer Marines ’05, partner in the Business Restructuring & Insolvency Group and deputy chair of the finance department at Morrison & Foerster LLP in New York.

  • 10.15.18 Joseph J. Lynch ‘02 Honored with Robert F. Kennedy Award for Humanitarian Services
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    Joseph J. Lynch ’02, managing partner of Nixon Peabody’s New York office, is the 2018 recipient of the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Humanitarian Services for his work in affordable housing. The award is given annually by the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation to individuals “who have made substantial contributions to the Bed-Stuy community.” The late U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy was a founder of the group.

  • 09.06.18 Brooklyn Law School Graduates Receive Prestigious Clerkships at the NY State Court of Appeals
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    Clerking at the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York State, is an exceptional accomplishment for any lawyer. That honor has recently been given to five Brooklyn Law School graduates: Julia Herd ’95 is the principal law clerk to Judge Paul Feinman; James Allen ’18 and Trevor Halsey ’17 are Court of Appeals’ central staff court attorneys; Rebecca Gannon '14 is clerking for Judge Jenny Rivera; and Kerry Fulham ’15 just completed her term as senior law clerk to Chief Judge Janet DiFiore in August.

  • 08.21.18 NCAA Names Stan Wilcox ’88 Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
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    Stan Wilcox ’88 has been named executive vice president of regulatory affairs at the NCAA. As a member of NCAA President Mark Emmert’s senior leadership team, Wilcox will oversee all NCAA regulatory functions, providing strategic direction to enforcement, the Eligibility Center, and academic and membership affairs at the NCAA’s national office. He will begin his new role October 1.

  • 07.30.18 Seven Alumni Awarded the Pitler Criminal Justice Fellowship for 2018
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    Seven graduates of the Law School working in the criminal justice field have been named recipients of the Robert M. Pitler Post-Graduate Criminal Justice Fellowship for 2018. The fellowship is awarded to graduates who have worked five or more years in public sector criminal law practice. Recipients are required to commit to remain working in public service for at least two additional years.

  • 07.25.18 Bernard Nash ’66 Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award and Library Reading Room Dedication
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    Brooklyn Law School celebrated the remarkable career and devoted support for the Law School community of Bernard Nash ’66 with the recent dedication of the Phyllis & Bernard Nash ‘66 Reading Room and presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award at a special dinner attended by Nash’s family, friends, and past and present colleagues from around the country. The dinner and award were given jointly by the Law School and Cozen O’Connor, where Nash is co-chair of the firm’s State Attorneys General Practice and co-editor of its weekly State AG Report.

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

  • 06.25.18 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.