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.
Amy F. Altman, a senior associate in the New York office of Herzfeld & Rubin P.C. in its Trusts & Estates Department, wrote an article for Law.com, "Inheritance Issues Abound for Children Conceived After Death," (Mar. 10, 2014). Altman specializes in probate and estate administration, contested probate and contested accounting proceedings, estate planning, and a variety of guardianship matters. (3/28/2014)
Benjamin D. Battles, previously an associate at Boies, Schiller & Flexner, became an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Vermont. Battles focuses on administrative and appellate litigation on behalf of the Vermont Department for Children and Families. (7/8/2014)
Christopher L. Buck, who maintains his own firm in Houston, TX, was elected to the Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Board of Directors. The statewide nonprofit organization provides training, technical assistance and funding to the 70 local CASA programs across Texas to recruit, train, and support court-appointed volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children. Buck focuses his practice in the area of family law and child advocacy. (9/8/2013)
Manon M. Defelice founded and is serving as the chief executive officer of Inkwell, a global flexible staffing innovator focused on helping startups, small to mid-sized businesses, and nonprofits. Defelice is also the executive director and general counsel of the AHA Foundation, which works to protect and reinforce the basic rights and freedoms of women and girls. She previously worked for the New York City Mayor's Office advising on human trafficking issues. (3/28/2014)
Shane Fuhrman, previously an associate in the Banking and Credit Group of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, co-founded and is serving as the general counsel of Atikus Insurance, a for-profit, socially focused enterprise that underwrites and insures commercial microcredit loans. The company has offices in both New York City and Kigali, Rwanda. (3/28/2014)
Ariel N. Weinstock became a partner at Katsy Korins LLP in the firm's Real Estate Department. Weinstock has been with the firm since graduation from law school, and his practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions and construction law. He is also Co-Chair of the New York County Lawyers' Association Construction Law Committee and Secretary of the Construction Law Committee of the Real Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. (3/10/2014)
Nicole A. Zerillo was promoted to vice president, marketing at The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). Zerillo oversees PRSA's marketing initiatives, including all print and digital collateral in support of ongoing PSRA campaigns and member services, and she supports all PRSA departments in development of integrated campaigns. Zerillo previously served as senior marketing director. (1/7/2014)