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.
Jeffrey Berkowitz, Senior Vice President of Pharmaceutical Development and Market Access at Walgreen Co. and President of Walgreens Boot Alliance Development GmbH, was appointed to the board of directors of Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company. Berkowitz is based in the company's Bern, Switzerland office, and he leads all of Walgreens' relations with branded and generic pharmaceutical manufacturers and related development programs worldwide. He also oversees Walgreen's North American-based purchasing and branded pharmaceutical relationships. (3/28/2014)
Robert S. Gershon, who serves as a Special Prosecutor in Kings County and also maintains a private criminal defense and family law practice, was elected to the Syosset Central School District Board of Trustees for a three year term. Gershon is the immediate past president of the Kings County Criminal Bar Association. (6/28/2013)
Michael J. Monahan was named assistant office managing principal for people, community and culture for the Metro New York Cluster at the global public accounting firm, Grant Thornton, LLP. Monahan is also the principal-in-charge of the firm's Northeast Compensation and Benefits Consulting Practice. He previously served as senior vice president and chief administrative office for the New York Blood Center. (3/28/2014)
Jennifer E. Schwartz became a partner of Ingram, Yuzek, Gainen, Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP in the firm's Landlord & Tenant Practice Group. Schwartz's practice encompasses all aspects of landlord/tenant law, including advising both commercial and residential owners and managing agents on a broad range of lease-related and occupancy issues. (3/28/2014)
Jaime A. Siegel, previously Vice President, Senior IP Counsel of Sony Corporation of America and its Representative to Taiwan, joined the management team of Acacia Research Group LLC as Senior Vice President. Acacia Research Corporation’s subsidiaries partner with inventors and patent owners, license the patents to corporate users, and share the revenue. (6/28/2013)