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.
Lisa A. Bova-Hiatt was appointed General Counsel of New York State Governor Cuomo's Office of Storm Recovery, which was created to centralize recovery and rebuilding efforts in storm-affected municipalities throughout New York State. Bova-Hiatt previously served as the deputy chief in charge of eminent domain in the Tax & Bankruptcy Litigation Division at the New York Law Department. She also served as a member of "Team Staten Island," a small group organized by former Mayor Bloomberg's office after Superstorm Sandy to coordinate shelter and emergency response teams in the face of impending storms. (3/28/2014)
Carolyn Pokorny, previously the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, EDNY, joined Levine Lee LLP as a partner. She focuses her practice in the areas of white collar criminal defense, securities and enforcement matters, internal investigations and complex commercial litigation. During her fourteen year career at the U.S. Attorney's Office, Pokorny also held the positions of Chief, General Crimes; Senior Litigation Counsel, Public Integrity; Chief, Narcotics and the International Narcotics Strike Force; and Deputy Chief, Narcotics. (6/4/2014)
Alan J. Pollack, formerly with Frank & Pollack, LLC, joined the Bridgewater, NJ office of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. as of counsel. Pollack concentrates his practice in the area of immigration law. He is chair of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and head of the Chapter’s Unauthorized Practice of Law and Ethics Committee. (9/8/2013)
Bonnie Sard, an Assistant District Attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, will be presented with a Public Service Award by the New York County Lawyer's Association at an award ceremony in September 2013. The award honors lawyers in the public sector who have distinguished themselves as role models, innovators, and problem solvers of complex legal issues. (9/8/2013)
Blair W. Todt was promoted to senior vice president, external affairs of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. He is responsible for integrating WellCare’s interactions with government entities and he also oversees the company’s business development, government affairs and public policy functions. Todt joined the company in March 2010 and most recently served as its senior vice president, chief compliance officer. Headquartered in Tampa, FL, the WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind, and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans. (11/4/2013)